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35's with BL

i know a few guys have done it, are there any pics?

i am ITCHIN to get my 35's on but im still a few hundred shy of the superlift.

right now im at 31x10.5 and i could ABSOLUTELY fit 33's with a little more cranking... i dont see why i couldnt stuff 2 little extra inches of tire under there.
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"just 2 inches" is a TON of tire lol

its been done, I have pics floating around here somewhere.
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i vote hell no w/o a bodylift.

"just two inches" is a TON of tire! add width to it as well....

espicially that you're a fleetside....come on. lol.



few hundred shy is a no biggie dude. wait.






I did 35's and 3" bl and fully maxed out bars and still rubbed a good bit and i didn't have a valence or flares....
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damn. ok. how do you like 4.88's with the 35's? i always figured i would prefer those over 4.56 for torque and gas mileage reasons
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i have 35s and BL now it rubs when i turn lock to lock but it can be done
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damn. ok. how do you like 4.88's with the 35's? i always figured i would prefer those over 4.56 for torque and gas mileage reasons
how would 4.56s have more torque?
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i ran 4.88s with 35s and boy did i like it!
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how would 4.56s have more torque?
LOL, he said he would prefer 4.88s over 4.56s, because the 4.88s would have more torque.
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i have 35s and BL now it rubs when i turn lock to lock but it can be done
ummm since when!?... you need to post some pics then man!
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from an off-road school of thought on our trucks, the added tire weight (due to height and width), and the need for regearing (search for RangerBoyLvl2 or something like that) and a BL, 35s are not really beneficial over 33s. The additional clearance of a 35 over a 33 is marginal, plus the wear and tear on suspension components is not fiscally responsible IMHO.
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ummm since when!?... you need to post some pics then man!

about 3 weeks prob
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about 3 weeks prob
post a thread man, i want to see it. you took looked awesome with the 33s, but it probally looks sick now with 35s
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I've got some decent rubbage scars from trying to wheel with just the BL and 35s. But it looks awesome.



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LOL, he said he would prefer 4.88s over 4.56s, because the 4.88s would have more torque.


I was already late for work and reading too fast.
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done........no rubbage

315's with 16x7's
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thats with a 3.0 and 4.10's.......moved along just fine and got 18+ mpg.....dont listen to people that have never done it ;-)
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I LOVE my 4.88's and my manual with 35's!! i've been meaning to do a review of 4.88's, 35's, 5spd manual, and 4.0L SOHC. the highs, the lows...everything.

IF you do alot of highway driving...i'd suggest 4.56's for mileage purposes...at 75...i just suck the fuel in with 4.88's. BUT...it is VERY VERY drivable at that speed and you're able to pass in 5th very very easily. Something that CANNOT be said with 4.10s and 35's. The damn thing struggled to keep speed and have enough torque to pass or even just keep it's speed w/o full throttling it.



oh...here's my 35's and bodylift pics....maxed out B bars stock rear....no valence and no flares....

steppies are way more forgiving to having oversize tires stuffed in it. i was NOT comfortable enough to wheel my truck with only 3" body and 35's. on the street it was great really...i'd even say perfect. only rub was at full left turn lock...rubbed on the rear of the front inner fenders...wheels are 15x10 w/ 4" backspace....

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wow shane, your truck has come a long way.
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wait, so there is hope?

i dont really wheel too much in my truck, it is more for the look. i dont want to replace parts in my truck.. i would rather wheel with a 4wheeler.
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I loved the truck the way it was bl'd and 35'd for the street. rub at full left lock...but that was it. i actually.....sorta miss it like that


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wow shane, your truck has come a long way.
you wanna see a long way? check out the very very first thread i've ever posted here.... lol.




oh...


since we're whoring and i found a batch of old pics....

3" bl, maxed bars, and 35x12.50's....

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Shane, your truck is so sexy now(even better w/ flares).
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Shane, your truck kicks *** dude.
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Shane, your truck kicks *** dude.
Oh yeah, well my truck could beat up/run over Shane's truck!
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^^hahahaha. i remember that avatar!! and i still hate flares.
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I love both of your guys trucks. They both kick ***.
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^^hahahaha. i remember that avatar!! and i still hate flares.
Now I do rub a little with those tires on.


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I love both of your guys trucks. They both kick ***.
Thanks.
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