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Old 12-16-2008, 04:36 PM   #1
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17's or 18's w 3" lift

So i just got my 5100 billies put on w the fabtech rear AAL so about a 3" lift. I'm thinking of going w 18's but has anyone had problems w rubbing? post pics of your 17's or 18's please w tire size if you wouldn't mind so i can try and make a decision cause i'm so indecisive. Thanks
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Lots O pics of 18's on my truck in my gallery. :-)
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Old 12-16-2008, 04:40 PM   #3
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i haven't seen anyone with 18s, alot of people have 17s or they just make the jump to 20s
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Old 12-16-2008, 04:41 PM   #4
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i haven't seen anyone with 18s, alot of people have 17s or they just make the jump to 20s
Im running 18's.
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Old 12-16-2008, 04:42 PM   #5
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Im running 18's.
yes you are!! thats my fault, cough cought i meant to say ive only seen one truck with 18s
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Old 12-16-2008, 04:52 PM   #6
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what size tire are you running w your 18's? i like the way those look
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Old 12-16-2008, 05:08 PM   #7
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I'm running 17's on BFG All-Terrains 285/70's...minor trim needed.
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Old 12-16-2008, 05:44 PM   #8
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what size tire are you running w your 18's? i like the way those look
Im running 285/60/18's
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Old 12-16-2008, 10:08 PM   #9
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you dont have any problems w rubbing do ya? you always seem to have an answer for any question that is asked on here.
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Old 12-16-2008, 10:10 PM   #10
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you dont have any problems w rubbing do ya? you always seem to have an answer for any question that is asked on here.
I have a very slight rubbing when backing up while turned all the way to the left and the suspension is compressed a little bit. Other than that one point, no rubbing at all.
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thats great. cause i was really looking forward to putting on 18's for my next add on and wanted to get some decent size tires. i just longhorns 17's w some nice tires and they looked real nice too. i guess i have to decide if i wanna go w a bigger wheel or bigger tire
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i gotta put up some pics of the lift that i had put on w tsb suspension. i've been meaning to take pics but w the rain and work i haven't taken any yet. i wanna take some tomorrow. i owe you big time chris for all your help
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Old 12-16-2008, 10:24 PM   #13
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i gotta put up some pics of the lift that i had put on w tsb suspension. i've been meaning to take pics but w the rain and work i haven't taken any yet. i wanna take some tomorrow. i owe you big time chris for all your help
Dont mention it! We have gotten a bit of rain, though. We needed it.
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we do. i hope that it rains some more tho seeing that we probably wont see it again anytime soon. i heard flag is getting a bit of snow tho i really wanna head up there. what do you think of these tires?

http://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/tir...ZEINT&pc=40205
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Old 12-16-2008, 10:47 PM   #15
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we do. i hope that it rains some more tho seeing that we probably wont see it again anytime soon. i heard flag is getting a bit of snow tho i really wanna head up there. what do you think of these tires?

http://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/tir...ZEINT&pc=40205
Same tire I have been running sinse they came out. I have nothing but good things to say about these tire.
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oh are those the exact same ones? thats perfect so i guess i know just how they'll look too thanks man. hope the mrs and the dog are well
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Old 12-16-2008, 10:51 PM   #17
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oh are those the exact same ones? thats perfect so i guess i know just how they'll look too thanks man. hope the mrs and the dog are well
They are both doing good, Thanks for asking.
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Old 12-16-2008, 11:12 PM   #18
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I'm running 18s
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Old 12-16-2008, 11:35 PM   #19
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I'm running 18s
I forgot! And they DO look nice!
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Old 12-16-2008, 11:40 PM   #20
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Thanks! I imagine yours do to but uh I've never seen your truck!
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