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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Apr 24, 2004.

  1. sled_dog

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    Think I need fender flares? aka can't wait to get my new rims with 2" less backspacing /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
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    oh and do you think I will need to trim at all? /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
     
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    Id love to see what the turning radius will be in even less backspacing and those wide tires...... methinks there gonna rub the spring quite heavily.
     
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    Fender contact is the issue for now, I don't think its gonna get near the springs. How many others run the same setup here? 39.5s, 4" lift, 4.5" backspacing
     
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    how wide are the tires...



    justin
     
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    39.5x13.50x15, mounted on the recommended 15x10s
     
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    how about the new rims your going to get??? if you can maybe mounting those tires on 15x8 rims to make it a littles narrow and you should be fine...
     
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    How many others run the same setup here? 39.5s, 4" lift, 4.5" backspacing

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    I have 6" of lift and 4.25" of backspacing, but my tires are almost 3" wider than yours.

    I've had no issues hitting the springs. Had I not moved the axle forward they'd still be beating the hell out of the floor boards though.
     
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    new rims will be 15x10s as well. I will be buying 15x8s and adding Cybrfire Beadlocks to them.
     
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    new rims will be 15x10s as well. I will be buying 15x8s and adding Cybrfire Beadlocks to them.

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    with the bead locks that will bring it back to 15x10 or so....
     
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    Lookin good sled dog /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Damn nice, nice place you have there too!
     
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    I ran 40's with 4" on 15x10's with 4.5 backspacing. never hit springs, but hit the firewall when flexed out.
     
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    You gonna run that one backwards? Looking good man, you will like the 40" IROKs!!!

    My Ferty Twos will be here in about a week.
     
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    DAMN YOU, 42s are next /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif, no my buddy is lending me the rims and mouning the tires for me. He has 2 chrome 15x10s and 2 whites, so he put the one side on chrome and the other on the whites. Just hasn't put the whites on yet. So bascially that tire will be my right rear.
     
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    I hope you're keeping the bug-shield on the hood. That thing is How's the truggy coming along? /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    You gonna run that one backwards? Looking good man, you will like the 40" IROKs!!!

    My Ferty Twos will be here in about a week.

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    We will need pics of those /forums/images/graemlins/bow.gif
     
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    How's the truggy coming along? /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif

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    Truggy was scrapped so he could build this.
     
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    How's the truggy coming along? /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif

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    Truggy was scrapped so he could build this.

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    Quite right. Just gonna run this for the coming summer and change. Hopefully I will have time and funds next winter to build a truggy or even a straight off buggy. We shall see. Don't think the K5 won't get bashed and converted to a truggy through the summer. I don't feel right if I'm not cutting and welding all the time. Bug shield is coming off, I would leave it but I am skinning the hood so its just a piece of sheet metal so that alone could bend it /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif. Leaving the grab handles on the sides /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif
     
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    Bug shield is coming off, I would leave it but I am skinning the hood so its just a piece of sheet metal so that alone could bend it

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    Darn! I'm sure there's a way to attatch it without bending the hood. The chicks dig high performance parts like that! /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     

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