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help me out... lookin at new(used) tires and options

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by rwright07, Apr 30, 2006.

  1. rwright07

    rwright07 1/2 ton status

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    ok so i found a couple good deals on sets of used Superswamper tsl's

    4 39.5/15/15 75%tread with "mod Chrome" wheels= 800 bucks (very close to home)

    4 38/12.5/15 2 have 95%, 2 have 80% with steelies= 750 bucks (located where i go wheeling, 1 hr away)

    ok here come the questions

    i have a 76, 4in lift w/ 33's that have sorta low tread
    could i run the 38s or 39s w/o much trimming, and also im thinkin il need to get a 14btff and 3/4 ton outers and hubs for the front along w/ gears to match the 14bolt. I duno if it would be worth it to regear front and 12bolt cuz itl break

    i no a 14bt ff should run 200 but what about outers and hubs for my dana44?

    nething else u wanna offer as advice or suggestions would b sweet too

    thanks, rick
     
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    doesnt anyone have ne ideas or thoughts?
     
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    if you leave your front axle with out a locker you may be ok..
    i'd say get the 38's, there lighter, and more tread.
    you will have to trim a lot for 38's and 4 inches of lift depending on how flexy you are
     
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    should i get liek a 2 in body lift then cut the fenders?

    would my 12bolt be ok w/ 38's? or not also if i kept the 12/44 combo i would need to regear as i have stock gears... how much would a set of 4.56's for front and rear set me back?

    also tips on body trimming would be great if u have nething to say

    thanks
     
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    maybe a 1 inch body lift and some zero rates, that way you can relocate your axles which will mean you have to trim less. The rear axle takes way more stress off road. So i cannot give any advice on the 12 bolt. I never owned one
     
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    how will relocating the axles effect my driveline lenghts and angles?
    what if i bought a junkyard 14blt sf?
    thanks for all the info

    also the guy said he would lower the price to 700 for me if i get them within the week
     

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