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WHAT SIZE LIFT?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 90Jimmy4X4, Sep 16, 2002.

  1. 90Jimmy4X4

    90Jimmy4X4 Newbie

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    I PLAN ON PUTTING 38.5x14.5x15 SUPER SWAMPERS ON MY 90 JIMMY. HOW BIG OF A LIFT WOULD BE SUFFICIENT?
     
  2. Sandman

    Sandman 3/4 ton status Author

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    6" and some triming. Doing mud or rocks?
     
  3. Shaggy

    Shaggy 3/4 ton status

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    <font color="green"> 6 inch if you want to trim alot of fender, 8-10 inch if you don't want to do much trimming. You could go with as little as 4" depending on the type of terrain you run in, but you will need truly massive trimming. Keep at least 4-4.5" of backspace on the wheels too or else you'll rub the fenders even worse. If you're running the stock axles you might want to consider some smaller tires, I made the same mistake and broke an awful lot of axle parts with 38s on 1/2 tonners. Pics of my truck in the link in my sig. 38" Swamper Radials on 6" lift with lots of trimming. Please fil out you profile, it makes it easier to help you. One more thing...

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