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making new tires fit?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Hank75, Nov 23, 2002.

  1. Hank75

    Hank75 Registered Member

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    i curently have 33x12.5R15 geolander muds and buying 36x12.5 swampers. i have a 4 inch lift now blocks in rear. what do i have to do to get these tires to fit? shackle flip and 2 inch spring in rear to equal 6 inch lift? what about front how do i make that 6 inch for the new tires. or will they fit with trimming on front. i would like to get rid of blocks though. also one other consideration is there going to be a differnce using an 15x8 rim vs 15x10?
    thanks in advance for the advice. these are my winter mods done before summer fun starts. anything i have missed let me know.
    truck currently has 350(stock) th350 203 4:10 eaton posi rear part time warn hubs truetrac front
     
  2. sapper

    sapper 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    depends...if you get the truck twisted up good they will prolly rub but with 4"s you can do it with some trimming.
     
  3. CrazyCoot

    CrazyCoot Registered Member

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    I would highy recomend adding a 2" body lift. I have 8" springs front and rear. I still rub with 35's and trimmed fenders. I used to run 4" springs and 3" body lift and 38's with no rub or trimmed fenders.

    What size wheel and back space?
     
  4. rockink5

    rockink5 1/2 ton status

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    I run 36x 12.5 swampers on a 4" lift on an 8" wheel. The rear does not rub. The front would have ate the front fenders without some trimming.

    Here's a pic

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  5. zakk

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    zakk 1/2 ton status

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    what wheeling spot is that?? i wanna go next time /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    sa-weeet looking rig too! /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     
  7. rockink5

    rockink5 1/2 ton status

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    SlickRock rd. Up off of 4 between lake Alpine and Union and Utica Res. Not very hard, but definetly nice view /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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