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    Hello!! Names Jason. Just bought a 2004 2500HD Crew Cab 6.0 V8 w/ 97K miles. I bought her to tow my '01 Nissan Xterra to the trails like Rausch Creek. I am the president of VA4x4 Off Road Club.

    What I'm thinking of mods for the Chevy....stereo upgrade, tint the windows, new exhaust and looking for new tires. Looking at some BFG A/Ts KO. Just not sure on size...if I want to stay stock or get something slightly bigger w/ out a lift. Love driving on the beaches in the OBX so might go a little wider and/or taller. Any suggestions let me know. Thanks

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    The Tow Pig....


    The IFS Rock Crawler....
    Jason
    IFS Crawler

    '01 Xterra 33s, skids, locked & Tcase Gears

    Tow Pig
    '04 2500HD Crew Cab 6.0 4WD
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    Welcome to the club! Your Xterra is pretty sick. I have a ReadyLift 2.25" leveling kit on my truck and can fit 285/75/R16's no problem. The stock size is 265/75/R16 I believe. I'm running the BFG A/T KO's and couldn't be happier with them.
    04 ECSB Custom silver & grey, Soft 8's, BFG KO's, ReadyLift Leveling Kit, Hellwig front sway bar, K&N filter, DeeZee EZ-Down, Rhino liner, Alpine CDE103BT, Rockford 6.5's, 12" V.A.T. Hammer Pro in a Subthump box, Alpine PowerPack amp, Hifonics amp, BackRack w/ 55w 5000k HID KC Daylighters, KC light bar with 4 KC Slimlites, UWS toolbox, Shaved Antenna mod, Black Bowtie, LED backup, license plate, dome lights & 3rd brake light


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    Welcome to the Club!

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    Thanks for the welcome!! The tire size that is on the truck now is 245/75/16. So could I go up to 285/75 w/out a lift?
    Jason
    IFS Crawler

    '01 Xterra 33s, skids, locked & Tcase Gears

    Tow Pig
    '04 2500HD Crew Cab 6.0 4WD
    www.va4x4.com

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    Don't quote me on this but I think the biggest you can go is 265/75/16 without a leveling kit.
    04 ECSB Custom silver & grey, Soft 8's, BFG KO's, ReadyLift Leveling Kit, Hellwig front sway bar, K&N filter, DeeZee EZ-Down, Rhino liner, Alpine CDE103BT, Rockford 6.5's, 12" V.A.T. Hammer Pro in a Subthump box, Alpine PowerPack amp, Hifonics amp, BackRack w/ 55w 5000k HID KC Daylighters, KC light bar with 4 KC Slimlites, UWS toolbox, Shaved Antenna mod, Black Bowtie, LED backup, license plate, dome lights & 3rd brake light


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    Welcome and congrats on your new ride!!!


    Mike (Denver, CO) - 2008 Sierra 1500 Z71 SLE 5.3L 4WD

    SUSPENSION: Rancho 4" Suspension Lift; Rancho RS9000XL Shocks; Rancho Skid Plates; Rancho MyRide Wireless Shock Controller;
    TIRES:
    BFG All Terrain KO 315/70/17
    DRIVE TRAIN: 4.56 Gears; Detroit TrueTrac Differential; True Cool 40k Transmission Cooler
    PERFORMANCE: DiableSport Predator Tuner; Custom Tuned by Diablew; Magnaflow Exhaust; AFE Cold Air Intake
    ELECTRONICS: Kenwood DNX6180 Touchscreen; Subthump box w/10" Kicker; Driver Information Center (DIC); Rear View Camera
    ACCESSORIES: Westin Brush/Grill Gaurd; Westin Nerf Bars; Truxedo Tonneau; 20% Tint; Tow Mirrors w/Heat & Signals

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    Welcome aboard Jason! Nice rides.
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