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38 Super Swampers??

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by keith, May 15, 2001.

  1. keith

    keith 1/2 ton status

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    Could you guys tell me who runs 38's and what lift they have and if they rub. I have a 6" and going to do the 1" body. I will probably get the 38 14.5 15 SX's this SAT. I may have to cut more fender.

    79 Blazer 6"lift 35's locked/4:56 <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.keith.coloradok5.com>http://www.keith.coloradok5.com</A>
     
  2. MaxCrack

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    I don't have them yet but I was planning the same thing without the body lift. I just bought a sawsall to make sure they fit. heheh




    That's because I'm the devil.
     
  3. flcpl4fn

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    I have the 38"/12.5x15 tsl swampers with a 8' superlift, and my tires do rub. I need to trim them out.

    '85 Jimmy in Jax, Fl
     
  4. elkboy

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    checkout dblazers page, sounds like a similar setup. I just did a 4"/3" and heavily cut my fenders to fit 39.5 x 15's on. I should have them on and pics next week.

    [​IMG]<font color=red> Elkboy</font color=red> [​IMG] 82 K5 fuel injected H.O.305, TH350/205, 14bolt/10bolt and 39.5 TSL's.
     
  5. Depdog

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    I have 36x14.5's and with 4" of lift they barly rub the front on super flexed out spots. My fenders cant be cut anymore than I have them already. Keith the only thing left to cut on yours is that bolt in spot for the inner fender. You gonna have to hack on the floorboards or move the front axle forward.

    Depdog

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  6. extremeblazer

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    I am also going to go with 38.5 14.4 swamper sx's. I currently have The SX's in 36 12.5 and love them. The only thing more aggressive would be boggers, but I drive mine daily. With the 36's I dig in at the bottom of the front fenders when flexed out. This is with seven inches of suspension lift and three on the body for a total of ten inches. I tryed 38.5 Hawgs on the truck and they dug in very easy. I think I am going to trim big time when the 38.5 Sx's go on. I could dig my old 35 inch swampers into the fender with just six inches of lift and no body or cutting. You need a big saw or just don't twist it up that much.
     
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    extremeblazer, you have any pics of your 36" TSX's? wanted to see the tread pattern of this size as that's what I'm considering running next. Thanks

    Bryan

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  8. ROCKBUGGYK5

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    4 inch springs 38.5 sxs no rubn, just cut the bed off and u will have no worries

    ROCKBUGGY K5 38S LOCKED AND CHOPPED
     
  9. Pure Insanity

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    i run 38.5x16x15 swamper tsls on a 12 wide wheel.ive got 6"suspension and 3"body.click my sig for pics of what it looks like.

    PURE INSANITY
    86 blazer see it at:<A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.zing.com/album/pictures.html?id=4292792569>http://www.zing.com/album/pictures.html?id=4292792569</A>
     
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    I have a 9" suspension lift and no rub at all. Clears nicely. Hopefully I'll get some pictures of my truck on here soon. 38's are the way to go! I'm running the 38.5-16-15 TSL. I might get ready to go to the 39.5 Bogger.

    "Don't hit me with them negative waves so early in the morning." Odd Ball--Kelly's Hereos
     
  11. keith

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    I think I will be fine. I went to four wheel parts today and looked at them and they rolled one out by the truck. Got a fair deal too I think . $1220 out the door. thats for 5 tires

    79 Blazer 6"lift 35's locked/4:56 <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.keith.coloradok5.com>http://www.keith.coloradok5.com</A>
     
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    I THINK YOU SHOULD GET MORE TIRE. THE BIGGER THE BETTER! FAT TIRES WOULD GET YOU MORE PLACES AND LOOKS REALY GOOD! JUST CUT AND LIFT.

    <P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1>Edited by BIGDEAL on 05/16/01 11:09 AM (server time).</FONT></P>
     

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