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How will my K5/truck look with xx" tires on xx" of lift?

TJ1978

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35’ tires look good on 17’ wheels?
I have 37 now but hmm, not sure if I like them.
Pros and cons for 35-37’
For desert/street driving
 

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35s and 37s look good on 17s. Problem is 17s dont always look good on our trucks. They are typically made with higher amounts of backspace so they are tucked under the fenders more. If you get a 17x9 it will probably have a 4.5 backspace. Which is very not bad. Id prefer 3.75" backspace on a set of tons if I were being picky.
 

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Yeah, we’ll I’m sticking with the wheels for the foreseeable future, unless some extra money falls my way.

The tires and wheels are practically brand new.

But I’m thinking 35’s might make a better ride around town at least when these 37’s run their course. I have a 4’ lift as well with rear shackle flip.

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If we are exclusively talking about tire size and all other things being equal, you will not notice a ride quality from 35 to 37.
Dont sweat it. More important is matching the tire size to gearing.
 

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If we are exclusively talking about tire size and all other things being equal, you will not notice a ride quality from 35 to 37.
Dont sweat it. More important is matching the tire size to gearing.
That’s what I was after. If the difference is so noticeable to warrant a premature tire swap. I’ll run the 37’s for now
Thanks
 
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