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17's or 18's w 3" lift

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by chestnut35, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. chestnut35

    chestnut35 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    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
     
  2. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Lots O pics of 18's on my truck in my gallery. :)
     
  3. tacoskim

    tacoskim Tuned By Gadget

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    i haven't seen anyone with 18s, alot of people have 17s or they just make the jump to 20s
     
  4. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Im running 18's. :D
     
  5. tacoskim

    tacoskim Tuned By Gadget

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    yes you are!! thats my fault, cough cought i meant to say ive only seen one truck with 18s :D:D:D
     
  6. chestnut35

    chestnut35 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    what size tire are you running w your 18's? i like the way those look
     
  7. TacomaYAK

    TacomaYAK The Reel Sportsman

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    I'm running 17's on BFG All-Terrains 285/70's...minor trim needed.

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  8. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Im running 285/60/18's
     
  9. chestnut35

    chestnut35 [OP] Well-Known Member

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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.
     
  10. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    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.
     
  11. chestnut35

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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
     
  12. chestnut35

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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
     
  13. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Dont mention it! We have gotten a bit of rain, though. We needed it. :)
     
  14. chestnut35

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  15. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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  16. chestnut35

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    oh are those the exact same ones? thats perfect so i guess i know just how they'll look too:D thanks man. hope the mrs and the dog are well:)
     
  17. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    They are both doing good, Thanks for asking. ;)
     
  18. GreySky72

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    I'm running 18s
     
  19. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    I forgot! And they DO look nice! :D
     
  20. GreySky72

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    Thanks! I imagine yours do to but uh I've never seen your truck!
     
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