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Old 12-23-2008
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Long story short, I had a skirmish with a nail last night.....the nail won big time. I still had the stock tires on the truck, but I've been planning to get new ones within the next couple of months. Now the time came, I'm at Discount and faced with the decision of whether I should spend the money to by a new tire that will match the other stock tires or go all out and just change out my tires now for some new BFG's.

Excited yet? lol, I decided to just spend the money on new BFG's now instead of buying one tire only to buy 4 more later. I got the 31x10.5...My truck is all grown up now! I can finally match Outdoorsman's height, haha

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Looks good! (i'd lose the flaps though, makes it look shorter imo)
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Old 12-23-2008
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Looking real good man. Nice choice.
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Old 12-23-2008
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You should get pics from further away. Looks great though! That is one good looking red Ranger
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Old 12-23-2008
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Looking good!!! Phoenix represents!
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Old 12-24-2008
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One hell of an improvement! I didnt realize those wheels came on 08's?
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Old 12-24-2008
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Looks good! (i'd lose the flaps though, makes it look shorter imo)
yeah the flaps do make it look shorter. Looks good I just bought some 31's myself. now body lift it!
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thats the tire size I'm looking for... tell you what on the mudflaps why not try this?

I shortened mine because they do help with debris control...

*one side is stock the other was the shortened flap

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Old 12-24-2008
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did you just pull the mud flaps off and cut? haha, it looks good.
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Old 12-24-2008
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were twinners. I love my BFG's in the snow.
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Old 12-24-2008
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those tires look great on your truck. good choice.
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Looks 100% better.
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did you just pull the mud flaps off and cut? haha, it looks good.
no I didn't do any cutting, just got my drill out and measured down from the original holes and then put the screws through, there's a lil place on the fender flares to guide it through
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looks great...but you shoulda went 32x11.50...

looks awesome nonetheless
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no I didn't do any cutting, just got my drill out and measured down from the original holes and then put the screws through, there's a lil place on the fender flares to guide it through
Hey cody...quick question regarding those style flaps....

there's a notch on the flap...is the notch on the inside or the outside?

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lol you got them on right, the notch goes outside, I used that as a guide to run it in that lil notch in the fenders
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Old 12-26-2008
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you should have had them balanced with sticky weights on the inside. to much weight on the outside. and lead eats the wheels....looks good.
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Looks sick bro. Nice choice can't wait to get mine now
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Looks awesome. Nice choice you'll be pleased w/ those A/Ts
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Old 12-26-2008
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thanks guys. I've considered leveling the truck out now, but I'm going to hold off on that for a little bit. We're taking a trip on the 1st, so it'll be a good test. I have high hopes for them, I know it'll be a blast!!!
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wow that whole setup is sick. The tires/wheels seal the deal.
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Looks good. Nice choice. I'm happy with my new 31s as well,so join the club.
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Looks great! I have the same 08 Sport, and cant wait to get 31-10.50.
Do they rub at all? Have you cranked your T bars?
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no rub. I've done some good offroading (not too hardcore, but challenging) and haven't had any issues. I haven't cranked the T bars.
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Thanks for the info Dusty,I dont think I can wait to wear out my factory
tires. Ill be heading to the tire shop soon!
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