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Pics different lift and tire set ups

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by bigboy, Dec 2, 2005.

  1. bigboy

    bigboy Registered Member

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    Ok guys I want to lift my truck as most know but can some poeple put some pics up here so I can see what I should expect from the lift and tires. I wasthing either 6" suspension and 3" body with 38.5" tires or 6" suspension with 38.5" tires or maybe a 4" with 3" body lift with 38.5" tires or maybe just a 4" lift anyone have pics.
     
  2. hunterguy86

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    Hey what do you plan on using the truck for? What lift you want depends on what you will use it for. Trails and rocks, LOW center of gravity is key. Most go with about 4 inches of lift and :hack::weld::grind: the fenders. As far as body lift, maybe 1 or 2 inches if any at all. I personally dont care that much for them. In mud, get it up in the air! You want as little of the body and frame in the mud as possible.
    Sorry I dont have any pictures but I hope this helps.
     
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    i run a 4" and a 3" body with zero rates in the front with 44's. i used to run just the 4" with 39.5 boggers, it worked good for me. sorry i do not have any pics of it in this settup. bu this one is the way it is now with the 44s


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    I´ve got 4" + 3"bodylift. 38,5" baja claw. I like it, but I have rubbing at full stuff. I like the low center of gravity, but if I had the choice I would prolly go with the 6"...

    My buddy has 8" + 3"bodylift and 39,5" TSL. (the orange one)

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  6. bigboy

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    I plan on using this truck mostly for street use but on the weekends I will be playin in mostly mud and little trails not very much rocks at all.
     
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    ~8" suspension on 39.5 Iroks
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    6 + 3 on 38.5 Ground Hawgs




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    check this out i found i ton right here
     
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    so damn cool to see pics of fullsize chevy guys in Europe... lol! :thumb: Can't imagine how much the american-made parts must have cost you for those trucks... tires alone must be a fortune.

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    6" BDS LIft, 1" body lift, rear zero rates, 38" SSR's.
     
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    Where's the front driveshaft???
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    Must have broken it at the mall... :haha:

    (mine isn't there either... it's in broken pieces all over the place :eek1: )
     
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    I run an 8" with zero rates in the rear and 38.5".

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    good thread. It would be good to have all the different lifts and tire size combinations all in one place. I know that different tires measure differently and it all depends on what you use it for (like going to the mall ha ha) but helpful nonetheless.

    oh yea, here is me with 35's and a 4 inch lift.



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    :D pics :D 5" 38.5 SXs

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    8inch skyjacker with 38.5 sx's
     
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    Since it sounds like you are going more for appearance then functionality, you should go with the 6" suspension and the 3" body-lift if you want to impress people on the street. With a 4" lift you will have too much tire filling up the wheel wells, which does not look as ascetically good. The lower 4" lift for people that actually do serious wheeling is a neccessity.
     
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    It's the new Lexan Driveshaft, haven't you heard? :confused:



    I'm workin on it I swear!
     
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    Here's my old 76. 4" suspension lift, no body lift, and 40" gumbo's
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    This is my "73". It has 9" suspension and 3" body. rolls on 44's.
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