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Does it Fit

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by TXsizeK5, Dec 11, 2001.

  1. TXsizeK5

    TXsizeK5 1/2 ton status

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    6in lift , 38x12.50 TSL... how much do i need to cut? Do I need to cut the back fender as well? thanks.

    6in 87' K5 w/ 35" BFG muds.
    305/Sm465/ NP208
    Kn, 4.56's.
    In desperate need of a rebuild.
    Next- Eaton mech locker... Flows.
     
  2. BowtieBlazer

    BowtieBlazer 1/2 ton status

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    Unless you are getting a deal on the tires or have super balding 35's i say go with a rebuild on your engine first. I think you'll enjoy 38's later down the road when you have a 350 or 454 powerplant behind it. However with 4.56's and a standard I could be wrong.

    Granny LOW and let her GO!!
    1985 GMC C-10 Shortbed
    1984 Chevy K-5 Blazer
     
  3. txbartman

    txbartman 1/2 ton status

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    I have a friend with those tires and a 4" lift. He has hacked the front AND rear fenders, but has problems with the tub and wheel wells. He is planning to go with 6" lift for safety.

    I am planning that same setup on my trail rig.

    Brian
    Check out <a target="_blank" href=http://tx85gmcguy.alloffroad.com>My Jimmy</a> with all her projects!
     
  4. TXsizeK5

    TXsizeK5 1/2 ton status

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    Yeah I was planning on getting a rebuild first.. i was considering getting nice heads (vortech?) etc... for more hp on my rebuild/boring over of my engine... I might end up going 36, but who knows

    6in 87' K5 w/ 35" BFG muds.
    305/Sm465/ NP208
    Kn, 4.56's.
    In desperate need of a rebuild.
    Next- Eaton mech locker... Flows.
     
  5. jaybird

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    I have that setup but with 38.5 x 15 x 15 gateways. Here are some pics you can look at. It will rub under full flex front and rear. http://briefcase.yahoo.com/jaybird_arlington

    Jay VT
    79 Jimmy 454, 700R4, D44, 14 bolt, 38's
     
  6. SCOOBYDANNN

    SCOOBYDANNN 1/2 ton status

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    I have 6" tuff country w/ ORD disconnects and I rub w/ 35x14.50's, the ORD dis are the main reason though, and I have a little bit of trimming. so I would say yes on the rubbing for the 38s.--gonna step up to 39.5s or 42s[​IMG]

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    It's all fun and games till someone loses an eye!
     
  7. wayne

    wayne 3/4 ton status

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    If you find out let me know. I plan to run 38's on my 5" of lift in the future. That would about max me out on bumper hight here.

    See <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/Waynes-Toy>Project Mighty Mouse</a> here.
    <font color=blue>Wayne<font color=blue>
    <font color=blue>Happy Trails<font color=blue>
     

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