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32s and stock lift

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Ditchdigger, Mar 16, 2001.

  1. Ditchdigger

    Ditchdigger Registered Member

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    Yo, dudes I'm looking at 32x11.5s and wandering if they'll fit stock lift, I'm almost positive if I had it fully flexed and turning that they would hit but I doubt I will ever have it flexed out and I do light offroading whats your guys standings on this and how much can you handle with this size when offroading also whats the Ideal gearing in the diffs and I do
    drive alot of highway and gravel? main reason is that I want too fill the wheel wells!

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    UseYourBlinker 1 ton status

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    Yeah they'll fit. I was running 32's with stock lift and never had any problems with rubbing..

    <font color=blue> Yesterday was history,tomorrow is a mystery,and today is a gift. -Taproot- </font color=blue>
     
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    muddin4fun 3/4 ton status

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    Stock lift? Isn't that contradicting? LOL!!

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    lehtola 1/2 ton status

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    That's what I ran before I "lifted" mine. No problem. I've even seen some guys running 33's without a lift.

    1990 GMC Jimmy 350/TH700R4/NP241/10 bolts, 4" skyjacker lift, 35x12.50R15 BFG All Terrains on 15x10 AR Baja's, Flowmasters.
     
  5. MEM

    MEM Registered Member

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    Stock Lift. That's an oxymoron. (jumbo shrimp ...etc.)
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    i have no lift and 33x12.5x16 and i dont rub the key seems to be dont get rims with a negative off set take a look at my pics i flex fairly good and still have not rubbed

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    I'm in the same boat as ditchdigger. I want to add bigger tires but keep the stock height and the stock rims (if possible). I'm thinking about 33x10.5x15 tires. Would these tires rub even though they are the same width as my 31x10.5x15?
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    you should be fine it might rub under extreme flex and turning while flexin

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    i heard that you could fit 33's up front stock and 35's in the rear with minimal rubbing. is this true?
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    not sure if you can do that but why would anyone want to?????????

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  11. Pookster

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    You can kiss goodbye to your 4WD system if you use mismatched tire sizes...
     
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    Hey all
    I just put a set of 33x12.5 Wildcat EXT's mounted on the factory 15x8 rally wheels.
    Every thing fits fine and no rubbing off-road.
    see ya

    my truck's not dirty, it's earth tone paint
     
  13. dewey

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    do you all have the "heavy duty" front end? 3 leaves up front, or regular stock suspension 2 leaves? it does make a difference...

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    I've got 32x11.5 on an 87 with absolutely no problems (other than diff gearing ... but that's a whole nother ball o wax) ...
    A friend in high school had 33's on an 86 and they would rub the inside of the wheel wells, but only at max turn ..
    FWIW
     
  15. stan2d2

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    I had 32-11.5 BFG At on factory wheels on my Jimmy and had no problems. I went to 33-12.5 BFG At with 15 by 10 rims and have a little rubbing when the wheel is cut all the way and the suspension is under load. By the way I have 2-leaf springs up front not the heavy duty springs.
     

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