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will it fit in my garage?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by TwistedSkipper, Jul 27, 2006.

  1. TwistedSkipper

    TwistedSkipper Registered Member

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    OK, so I have these POS 31x10.50x15 that were on my truck when i bought it. I want to put some 33" mtrs, but I am a afraid that on my 15x8 rims, that I will need more than the 3 inches i have before i hit the top of the garage door deeming my workplace useless. Obviously, from a 31 to a 33 should be no problem, but the 8 inch rims will make the tire stand taller right? I dont want to find out after i have them installed if you know what i mean, Help please.
     
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    You prolly have 15x7 or 15x8 rims already on there. And youll only gain 1" of lift if that by going to 33's i beleive. I am going to say youll fit. I sure wish i still fit in a garage.
     
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    Just air down if you don't fit.
     
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    hmmm, never thought of that, guess it would be worth it if you needed to do some kind of work that would be best off done in a garage
     
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    my burb with 2 1/2" lift and 32/11.50/R15's fit in mine just barely
     
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    My truck on 33's has cleared 3 different garages fine, but it's not lifted. And of course the catch that all trucks are slightly different. :)

    Rim width isn't going to have much effect on tire height, (in your situation) and as mentioned, you can always air down if necessary.
     
  8. goldwing2000

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    That was my first inclination, too.
     
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    A buddy of mine can fit his K30-frame scout on 40's in his standard 2-car garage by letting all the air out of his tires.
     
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    I have 32x11.50 on the stock alloys with a 1" body lift and I make it in my an inch.

    On another note, how will 33x12.50 work on the stock 15x7s? I know normally you should have atleast a 15x8. Thanks
     
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    as are all garages and driveways.

    FWIW, mine fit in on 31s, with 6" lift, no motor/trans/case, and no front clip (all making it taller, due to no suspension compression)

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  12. goldwing2000

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    Oh, I'm sure you'll get them on there but it will look like a ring bologna around the wheel.

    Unless you're rock crawling or doing something else where you have a serious chance of the bead coming off, you should try to keep your wheel width within a couple inches of your tire width. Otherwise, you'll burn up the center of the tread long before the edges.

    Well... unless you have money to burn on tires all the time.
     
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    ratchet straps can around the springs/frame can grab you a few inches. I've found a garage my truck couldn't fit in stock so be careful.
     
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    I have 4 inches and 37s and mine fit in the garage. I put a zero rate in the rear and had to have readymix drive it out while I stood on the rear bumper to squeeze out of the garage. She no longer fits:( .

    Ira
     
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    must be nice to fit in a garage. my garage is so short i would hit my windshield
     

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