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87 Suburban How Big?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by nick87burban, Jan 29, 2006.

  1. nick87burban

    nick87burban Newbie

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    Stupid question. I have an 87 suburban with dana 44 front 14 bolt rear. Has 36x14x16.5 the tire only sits about 2-3" in the wheel well. How much lift do you think I have??? I think its about 10" all spring. Wanting to put on bigger tires but dont know how much bigger. The burb never rubs tires even when off roading hard and flexing alot. Any Ideas? Thanks in advance... Nick
     
  2. lamberthkp

    lamberthkp SITFU Premium Member

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    sounds like 6-8. do you have any pics we could see?
     
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    nick87burban Newbie

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    The suspention drivetrain wheels and tires came off this old truck of mine. that truck also had a 3" body...

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    lamberthkp SITFU Premium Member

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    i think its 8 ! i got 6 and 35's and mine sets a little lower on the tires than that
     
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    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    i duno. its hard to say. i think 8". my tires didnt come close to the fenders and they were 35's with 8"
     
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    This is a friend he is 5'7"-5'8"
     
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    nick87burban Newbie

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    What size tire and what gear should I go with? 350 tbi w/700r4
     
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    sandawgk5 3/4 ton status

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    Looks like its time for 44s and :hack: :grind: :D .

    Ira
     
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    lamberthkp SITFU Premium Member

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    with the overdrive id say 4.56.
     
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    5.13s to go along with the 44s in my last post:D .

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    im 5'7 and my head is jus a little higher than the bottom of the mirrors
     

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