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33" on a 86 k5??

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Justin Fleming, Sep 14, 2005.

  1. Justin Fleming

    Justin Fleming 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    will 33" fit on a 86 k5 with out rubbing or tearing anything up?
     
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    if you dont want to go off road and run 8 inch wide wheels. I have 33 ssr swampers on my blazer with no lift right now, and i rub when i take it out on the trail, and when i turn and hit a bump it will rub.. if you wanna cut then thats a different story, mine aren't cut.
     
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    I bolted up my 37's on 4" of lift and I couldn't turn the wheel more than a few inches. According to my redneck math, that's the same at 33" on stock. Add a couple inches of lift or trim a little bit off the fenders.
     
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    I have run 255/85R16s (approx 33x10") with stock height, stock steelies, no cutting, and no rubbing. ;)
     
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    not sure how that worked considering im on 7" lift and 33x12.50s (far from true size) and i STILL rub offroad, even after trimming. Tore up the fender finally some last trip.
     
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    I have a 88 w/ 33 x 12.5 Bridgestone Duelers A/T's on stock rims. No rub and I've wheeled it a little.
     
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    No! Only 27" street tires will fit :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
     
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    u2slow 1/2 ton status

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    I ran the 255/85R16s on only a 6" wide rim so it still fits completely under the fender. Wide tires & wheels really eat away at the diameter of tire you can run with a given amount of lift.

    Here's pic of it with the tires and worn-out stock springs.
     
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    Stock wheels/suspension, 33x10.5 SHOULD fit without rubbing under any conditions. (mine and others have)

    The diameter isn't the problem, its the 2" additional width of the 12.5" wide tires, typically compounded by non-stock wheels.
     

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