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tire size for rusty's 3" lift kit


 
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p_2_biking
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2006 11:42 pm    Post subject: tire size for rusty's 3" lift kit Reply with quote

i have the rusty's 3inch lift, how big of a tire can i go with just a little trimming nothing major and still be the best offroad ability so the tires dont get in the way to much....by the way....93 ZJ V8

thanks guys Very Happy
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 6:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

31x10.50s only require a little bit of trimming to fit.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 7:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

sweet thanks man, oh hey have you gotten the 3inch lift yet or what?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

you should be able to fit 31s without any trimming
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 8:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

hm well then...sweet...would 32's be to big?
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2006 8:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

mite need some minor trimming depends on the wheel

i was told i could get 32 11.50s on my 3.5 lift from the guys at the tire shop
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2006 10:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ok and how much backspacing is good? i want the tire to stick out of the fender a bit about 1" or even 1" 1/2, tell me what you think and if its good or not, k thanx
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2006 11:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

about 4.5 is what i read is the best for a grand
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2006 11:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

alright and how much do u think the tires will stick out of the fender? will it give it a good look?
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 12, 2006 10:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

they will stick out past the fender about a inch or so with the 11.50s and yea it will look good but just remember when you go down a gravel road all those rocks are gonna be smacking the side of the body...
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 12, 2006 9:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

fine with me Twisted Evil to bad for the guy behind me lol so let me get this straight i should be able to fit 32" 11.50 bfgoodrich mud terrian tires with 4.5 backspacing? i hope so Twisted Evil and sum trimming Mr. Green
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 13, 2006 9:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

yes you may need to trim some to fit them
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 13, 2006 3:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

im down with trimming a bit as long as it looks good Finger
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 13, 2006 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you trim it correctly not very many people will notice it has been trimmed
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 13, 2006 8:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

me....doing sumthing right? haha i hope so rofl
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