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want more lift to my ome

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by taco_man, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. taco_man

    taco_man [OP] Well-Known Member

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    how do i do this? i put mine next to another taco today and i wasnt exactly pleased...
     
  2. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    What lift do you have?
     
  3. taco_man

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    ome 3 inch. aal in the rear 885 up front and that spacer that goes on top
     
  4. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    Your gonna have to get a drop bracket lift to go any higher...Or a long travel...
     
  5. taco_man

    taco_man [OP] Well-Known Member

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    couldnt i just take out that small 1/2 inch spacer that is in the front and put in a bigger one?
     
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    No.
     
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    well what is the biggest tire i can put under there without major rub? im still on my stock toyo proxies. maybe that will make me like it better. im running on 20's right now. i was looking at some cooper zeon 275/60/20. is this a 33" tire?
     
  8. Stillfly199

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    No, a 285 comes out to 32.8 I think.
     
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    wat is a 275 size?
     
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    My guess would be around a 32
     
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    okay so i know this will probably sound dumb but why cant you do a leveling kit on top of the lift?
     
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    put a 3" body lift on it and some 35's some other guy on here did it, looked good but not a great set up
     
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    i think its because the stock suspension travels 4" either way from stock height. adding 3" lift will leave you with 1" down travel then when you stack another lift on top you over extending your wheel travel..and safety issue

    chris4x4 whats the reason?
     
  14. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    You got it. :)
     
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    Guys, I am not sure if you know this, but under the Mods & Tutorials menu is this. Helps take the guess out. :thumbsup:
     
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    I have seen this before but I thought it was in someones sig and I was too lazy to search :( thanks lol
     
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    that gives a great reference but when you start looking around they list their sizes and sometimes they are off a little bit sometimes there is a difference of an in or so. looked up 285/75 then cant remember the tire i looked at but the size was almost an in off, not that big of a deal but and in is an in
     
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    Did you have the correct rim size for both selections?
     
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    Brunes abides. Thor

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    Rim size is important- as is understanding what the numbers mean

    My tires are 285/70R17s.

    This number means:
    285- tread WIDTH in mm
    70- Ratio of Width to SIDEWALL HEIGHT
    R17- Rim Size.

    So you can get a 285/50 or a 285/75 and they will be WILDLY different sizes.
     
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    when i looked up 285/75 for 16's there were tires at like 32.83" but then i found one that was 32 and another 33 and change. but it is a good basis to start you tire selection
     
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