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    Default 33" tires and 4" inch lift..any pics or opinions?

    Hey guys,

    I recently purchased a 1977 Chevrolet Cheyenne 4x4. It came with 33" tall tires that are essentially new. I would like to put in a 4" lift that I have access to, but the manufacturer recommends 35" tall tires. Does anyone have a pic of this set-up or have any opinions on how well this would/wouldnt work? This is a pic as it sits with no mods to the suspension.

    Thx in advance

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    Nice lookin truck! The manufacturer is going to tell you the biggest size tire that they recommend you use but that's all it is, a recommendation. A 4 inch lift would look great on that truck and the tires are fine the way they are. The reason they recommend a specific size tire is that normally with a lift kit they will send alignment specs for the person that installs and does the alignment. But if you install it yourself and just take it to a good shop for an alignment theyll be able to figure it out.
    Redneck Rucker

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    Thx Red, I've been wanting this style/year truck for a while and I finally found a good candidate. I guess what I'm after is, would 33" tires look ok with a 4" lift. I'm concerned the appearance may not work. Do you think 4" is too much lift? Should I consider a 2" lift? I want it high, but I want it to look right more.

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    I think the 33s will look great but theres really only one way to find out. Throw the lift on there and post another pic and see what you get. The 4 inch lift is good i wouldnt waste my time with a 2in. Ive only got a 3 in body lift on mine with 35s but they rub in reverse. but the wheel wells on the chyenne are so wide you wont have an issue with the 33s.

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