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Tall subs?

Discussion in '1936-Present Suburban' started by 55Willy, Oct 14, 2006.

  1. 55Willy

    55Willy 3/4 ton status

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    Anyone who is active have a large sub?

    I personaly think for thier size they need to sit taller then say a truck or k5.
     
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    broc944 1/2 ton status

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    How do you mean? Mine is not tall by a long shot, but it is eye catching. How much taller do you think they should be then a truck?
     
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    one guy use to have a white one with 44 boggers and 15" lift. :eek1:
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I'm sitting on 7" and 37's. Not super tall (taller than I wanted actually) but it looks "right" to me.
     
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    I'm at 5" and 38's with tons of cutting :D
     
  6. 55Willy

    55Willy 3/4 ton status

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    I think atleast 2" taller then a truck, just makes em look more proportional.
    I'm at 14" on mine, sorry no pics just the front is sitting at 8" til I swap springs and the rear is just a 2nd gen flip brackets right now til i get the old axle out.
     
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    DaPlumber 1/2 ton status

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    About 15" of lift and 40's

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  8. 55Willy

    55Willy 3/4 ton status

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    Thats about what I'm gonna look like except a 68 vintage.
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    It looks good, but like I said with mine - its really too tall. What I mean is that it is too tall to be useful for what I want to do. Once they get that tall, they becme even more top heavy and get a little scary. I suppose that it depends on what your goal is. Show truck is not in my future.
     
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    does that red burb have sliding side windows?
     
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    ratzilla, sold it and they guy when BIGGER!
     
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    yup! check out his thread in the garage..
     
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    DEMON44 Low-Tech Redneck

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    'nuther Alberta boy

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    have 4" lift and 39.5's. Little bit o trimming. This is 10" shorter wheelbase than my crewcab with a 6" lift and 38's and it looks to sit about the same height. A little longer wheel base than my 84 with same 6" lift and 38's. wish i could post a pic, but only the red truck one was the right size and i don't have a program to resize the sub or blue truck pics with
     

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    What size tires and how much lift?

    That is almost exaclty the look I want to get with mine, just different wheels and with the roof rack and bumpers I designed.
     
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    ive seen it on cardomain.com. i love that one. ive always wanted it. those are 49" iroks on 18" of lift.
     
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    DEMON44 Low-Tech Redneck

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    motivated by a 500cid caddy
     
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    I figured it was around that size of tire.

    I like it but I'm not sure if I really want to stuff 49"s under my rig yet.
    But at least I know they make them for 16.5's I'll just have to get mine widened.

    I figure a mild injected 454 ought to be enough motivation for me.
     
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    DEMON44 Low-Tech Redneck

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    I know this is sub forum.....but heres a '76 K5 from another Alberta guy with 49s. for comparison.



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    I thought maybe yall were rrefering to the burban with the raised roof line. I saw one the otherday. Kinda has the coversion van look to it. Pretty cool looking.
     

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