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35s with the RCD lift

I know it's only reccommended to run 33x12.50 on the RCD lift, but I wanna know if 35x12.50 on 15x10 wheels will fit. I know Jared did it with a body lift, but I wanna know if they'll fit without the body lift. Anyone have any insights on this?
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RCD says that you can do it. They haven't that is why they won't publish that you should. I don't think you will run the risk of rubbing while turnng, but flexing or if the suspension is compressed you may get some contact.
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It can be done easily. you mght need fiberglass, but even then i think itde be awesome.

Any reason behind 10 inch wheels? Im not a fan of ten inch wheels, and it will be harder to fit it with tens then it would with 8s...
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I recommend 33" 's
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jared seems to think they wont, i asked him too. he said it will be dang close, and there will prolly be some trimming required
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jared also has 10s...
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I recommend 33" 's

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jared also has 10s...

ya i know.. i like the 10s because of handling, i still do quite a bit of highway travel.
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I like 10"s because I don't like rolling I think they look good with 35s too. I don't like them with 33s, but 35s look alright.

I really hope they do work because now's a good chance for me to upgrade from what I had before. The RCD has kinda been a dream of mine, just like a level II, so now that I can, why not?
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i say do it kyle... they will fit
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If they don't, I can go from there. Gotta get the new truck first though!
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Get what you want...

If it doesn't fit go smaller...
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As long as it's pretty close, I think it'll work. The superlift lifted 4" and 33s are 4" bigger, so if the RCD lifts 6" and the 35s are 6" taller, I think I'll be ok!
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I dont get your logic on why 10 inch rims will prevent rollin, or why they would handle better, but whateva...

just get some glass while you at it!
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The wheels will be a little bit wider, and wider = more stable. I'll get glass if I need it to fit, but i'm not such a big fan of glass
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The wheels will be a little bit wider, and wider = more stable. I'll get glass if I need it to fit, but i'm not such a big fan of glass
the tread width stays the same. the sidewall is the only thing that bulges out and I doubt that will prevent a rollover. If youre goin over, youre going over unless you have a huge negative offset compared to a more positive offset.

Kyle you think a 10 inch wide rim with the exact same setup would have prevented you from rolling?? Ill put my right ******** on no...
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Yea the treadwidth stays the same. It's not gonna make em any wider, your still gonna be running a 35x12.5" tire.... Your COG is still the same.
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Hmm that might be so. I guess I'll just jump off that bridge when I get to it. If 15x10s fit though then the 15x8s will fit too.
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there is quite a bit of difference. between 10 and 8 and most tire manufactures recommend a 10 inch wheel, and u will get better tire wear. but hey what do i know, gil puts tires on everyday
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You wanna be like me! Ha there is only one captain!
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actually rcd only recommends a 33x10.50 tire ...........

you probably could fit the 35s with 15x8s ...... but i like 15x10s ... i have had both and 15x10s are better imo ...
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Why do you think they are better Jared? Just trying to get everyone's opinion and as many details as I can
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actually rcd only recommends a 33x10.50 tire ...........

you probably could fit the 35s with 15x8s ...... but i like 15x10s ... i have had both and 15x10s are better imo ...
I agree that 15x10s look much better. I noticed a big difference in handling and roll in the corners from 33x12.5 on the Alcoas compared to my Mickeys.
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i think they are better because of the wider stance .... gil the tread does stay the same .... but where the tread touches the ground is more flat, no like a bubble with a 15x8. i wore the **** outta the center of my bfg ats with only 30 psi when i had 15x8s. 15x10s the wear is even and i am running around 35 psi.

also with the 15x10 vs the 15x8 the off set is different. gil u also said that 15x10s will wear out ball joints faster. why did u say this if not for being a wider stance. ( not looking for a fight just tring to be logical :D lub you gil! )

anyways my truck handles alot better with 15x10s than it ever did with 15x8s and i was lower to the ground with 15x8s.

anyways i hope that answers ur questions kyle!

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Thanks bud!
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