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Old 03-12-2011, 01:02 AM
Horrorbiz85 Horrorbiz85 is offline
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Default Would This Look Stupid?

If I got a 3inch lift would stock wheels and tires look bad on a 2004? Also, how much would a lift affect the gas mpg? Just wondering since gas prices are shooting through the roof these days.
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Old 03-12-2011, 02:39 PM
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Default Re: Would This Look Stupid?

no i shouldnt look STUPID...lol...but if you are worried about gas mileage dont lift it...
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Old 03-12-2011, 03:46 PM
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Default Re: Would This Look Stupid?

Stock tires on a lifted truck look stupid and yes, a lift will knock your fuel mileage down. Bigger tires will knock it down even more.

I took a 3-4 mpg (26-28 to 23-24) hit on my CR-V and I only lifted it 2" and went from P205/70R15 to LT215/75R15s. It's the price you pay for a lift. The tires you get will make a difference too. A car tire rolls better than a truck tire as a general rule. So if you have a P-Metric tire right now and just move to a LT in the same size, you are going to get a 1-2 mpg drop.
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