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the books lie

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by dheavychevy38, Jan 21, 2003.

  1. dheavychevy38

    dheavychevy38 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I've got a 86 fullsize pickup with 8" lift and 38" ground hawgs and man do the tires hit the books say they won't what gives.
     
  2. m j

    m j 1/2 ton status

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    10" springs and 2" bodylift I could still pull the inner fender with 38.5 TSLs when twisted up
     
  3. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    those are for every day driving, they're printed with the show rigs in mind.

    nice side pic mj.
     
  4. m j

    m j 1/2 ton status

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    thanks,
    I need one like that of a Peterbilt, that one is a Frieghtliner.
     
  5. TX Mudder

    TX Mudder 1/2 ton status

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    33's with 6" lift springs and the ORD longer shackles, and I still mashed my fender.
    And I'm not a rock crawler.
    -- Mike
     
  6. Sandman

    Sandman 3/4 ton status Author

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    The is only ballpark and the tire store will tell you whatever you want to hear. I think its easier to get the tires that you want and then start tweaking the suspension and body to fit them. I've got about 7.5" of lift, 3" body lift, moved the axle forward, cut the snot out of the fenders and my 39.5's finally clear now.
     

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