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No 16" rims on 6" lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by FLtaco, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. Jul 17, 2010 at 5:26 PM
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    FLtaco

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    I have a set of 16" rims now and was wanting to upgrade my 3" lift on truck to a 6" but have read online that you must have 17"+ rims in order to do so. Any truth behind this? Or is it only with certain lifts? Also can my 3" lift be combined with the new 6" lift?
     
  2. Jul 17, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    chris4x4

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    IIRC, THe drop bracket lifts use a different spindle, so the larger wheel must be used.
     
  3. Jul 17, 2010 at 5:53 PM
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    TacoIII

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    could a spacer be used to make the 16" fit?
     
  4. Aug 24, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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  5. Aug 24, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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    ? still wondering
     
  6. Aug 24, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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    Yep 16" stock trd rim works on a Fabtech 6" with spidertrax spacers..
     
  7. Aug 24, 2010 at 6:27 PM
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    so im guessing itll work on a pro comp lift to??
     
  8. Aug 24, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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    I heard you cant with the pro comp cause the spindles are different. ( dont quote me on that one). But i do know that the RCD DB lift will fit the 16" stockers but you will have to trim the tie rods a little.
     
  9. Aug 24, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    hmmmm. well thanks for the info! maybe someone on here knows for sure
     
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