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Old 11-26-2011
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New wheels and tires

I purchased a set of Kuhmo Solus KR21 235/75/15s and MB Chaos 5 wheels this morning. $50 off for buying a full set of tires and another $50 for buying a set of wheels. Total cost was about $884. Plus I applied for the CarCareOne card so $500 of that purchase is interest free for 6 months, and since I used their card I should be getting a $30 prepaid Visa card back in the mail. Why did I go from 265s back down to factory sized 235s you ask? Gas mileage mainly. The truck rides so differently now it is amazing.

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Now all I need to do is remove the blocks in the rear and crank my torsion bars down.
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Lower it down like you said and it should ride even better. Its all about the gas mileage now.
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Sexy looking, is that one an Edge?
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Looks good.
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Sexy looking, is that one an Edge?
Yep, it is an Edge. The wheel well gap is driving me crazy right now. Since it is an Edge, taking out the rear blocks and de-cranking my torsion bars should help close that gap. I had originally wanted to go with Crager soft 8s wrapped in 33x12.5 Geolanders but my economical side got the best of me. The truck seems to actually get up and move quicker than it did with the 265s I had on there before.
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Just do a little drop drop drop.
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Just do a little drop drop drop.
Hell you just have a little drop.

You must get great mileage thin tires and super low to the ground.
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Looks good on there!
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Just a quick one when I was at the store. I know, the brush guard looks out of place now.

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Hell you just have a little drop.

You must get great mileage thin tires and super low to the ground.
haha this dude

Good to see another photo Steve, it looks better with the new wheels and tires no doubt. Can I call you SS?
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