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Old 02-17-2010, 04:33 AM
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so i orderd the 3in BL, AAL, and the CHEVY DROP SHACKLES i also will be crankin the T BARS. ill be running the super swamper ssr s (i no i no im dumb) probly the 33x?x16 and ill be mounting them on my stock 16x7 rims. ive read on the forums that u can go up to but shouldnt exseede 4 inches wider than the rim, is this true? i guess what im askin is a 33x12.50x16 size tire do able on my stock rims, if i go wheelin will the tire come off the bead? is the tire going to be safe being that wide on a stock rims? i want that size tire because im going to get new wheels eventally probly a couple of months. any one have any pics to show me.
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Old 02-17-2010, 04:46 AM
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35s would be over kill right? theyd rub and wouldnt let the truck flex right? if it helps the trucks a fx4 and as u no its a 4.0 auto with 4.10s im not consernd about gearing. theres a millon people that have asked the same questions over and over about gearing and after reading just about all of there post im almost positive i dont need to regear right away. any way that craps exspenive but i no it would help maby next years tax time haha
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Old 02-17-2010, 05:53 AM
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Why so high in the ass? I have the same setup you're after in the back.......and to level it out, I needed a 4" superlift with some pretty cranked bars.......


Running 12.50's on 7's will actually do the opposite what you think...they'll actually help hold the bead better when aired down. But at the cost of accelerated center tread wear. And running stock 7's, you can get away with a taller tire, like a 35. BUT...it won't be much fun with the 4.10's and mileage is gonna suffer.


Just stick to 33x12.50's. You'll be alot happier in the end.
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Old 02-17-2010, 05:54 AM
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on 16x7 rims i would not go more than a 11.50 wide. i dont think you would have clearance for a 12.50 tire unless you get a wider rim with an offset
with a 12.50 you will have 2.75 inches wider on both sides, turn the wheel all the way one direction and measure 3 inches out from the sidewall on the inside.
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Old 02-17-2010, 05:58 AM
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i dont think you would have clearance for a 12.50 tire unless you get a wider rim with an offset
Wrong.


There's LESS tire clearence of the fenders with a wheel with say 3.75" backspace compared to a wheel with 4.5" backspace. The more 'out' you go on the wheel backspace, the more likely you'll rub.

Stock 7's and stock backspace can get away with taller tires easier. See: all stock 98+ 4x4's running 33x10.50's. And see: all 3" BL'd rangers on 35x12.50 on sucked in wheels.

Fat backspace is a fuck-u-over as far as rubbing. My 15x10's w/ a sucked in backspace for 10's(4" bs), rubbed pretty goodlike when only bodylifted on 35's.
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Old 02-17-2010, 06:06 AM
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Wrong.


There's LESS tire clearence of the fenders with a wheel with say 3.75" backspace compared to a wheel with 4.5" backspace. The more 'out' you go on the wheel backspace, the more likely you'll rub.




i have a buddy that had 15x8 rims and he put 33x12.50 on and when turned it all the way the tire tried to climb the frame
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Old 02-17-2010, 05:42 PM
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i dont want the truck to be level becuse i put alot of weight in the back if its level and i put some weight back there i dont want it to look like the ass end is dragen ya no. if i dont like the look i can just take the AAL out right its no biggie just more work. i think it would look bad ass with the rake. the only bad thing ive herd with the rake is that it puts more weight up to the front end and that could cause things to wear and brake fast and that there wont be alot of weigh in the back and ull need 4x4 more ofter.
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Old 02-17-2010, 10:38 PM
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i have a buddy that had 15x8 rims and he put 33x12.50 on and when turned it all the way the tire tried to climb the frame
The 7" rim will also keep the tire form being as wide as it would be on a 8" rim. I have 12.50's on the factory rims and the tires never touch the frame.
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