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Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Z3PR, Dec 11, 2004.

  1. Z3PR

    Z3PR Banned

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    In the future, I plan on buying a 72 K5. I love the body style of the first gens. My question is, what size lift will I need too run 40" Ground Hawg's with out any fender trimming ??? I do not want too trim the feenders on a first gen. (Note; Will NOT be doing any rock crawling, only mud. So flex is not a main concern. Would like a decent ride quality if possible though.)
     
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    Well Brad(1FNHIK5),has 44's on his with 12" of lift.

    I figure 8"'s of lift for 40's and no cutting.?
     
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    So 8" should do it ??? Would 10" look okay with 40" Hawg's ?? I like the taller trucks for mudding.
     
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    the front is probably going to be the problem.
    I fit 38's with minor trimming in the back.. but quite a bit of trimming up front. that is with my 6"/8" springs..
    Figure to clear 40's with no cutting you'll need 10" of lift and watch out how much you flex it out 'cause in the right situations it will probably still rub when turning the front tires.
     

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