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Discussion in 'Lifted & Offroad Suspension' started by sdpbob, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. sdpbob

    sdpbob New Member

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    Whats the biggest lift I can get for my truck? Ive seen an air lift, whats out there for an air lift?
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    half ton? 3/4 ton or 1 ton? i think i just answered my own question the z 71 is only in a half ton right? if so i believe the biggest you can go is a 6 inch unless its an off brand witch most places won't install
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    Are you wanting a functional lift that will benefit you offroad...or a totally useless lift so you can run 52" tires and impress all the local high school kids?

    If you want functional go with 6 or 8"max from either pro comp, fabtech, RCD, or rancho. If you want the really big, useless, show lifts that break all the time, you can get upwards of 16" of lift from whiplash or Full Throttle.
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  5. sdpbob

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    I was thinking about a 6 in with a 3 in body lift. But if they make a 8 or 9 in that would work instead. Well its gonna be a little bit of everything, show and off roading. I was thinking about running 35's with 22's.
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    Chevy offers the Z71 package for all trucks now. So he could have a Z71 3/4 ton
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  7. sdpbob

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    Its a 1/2 ton
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  8. mehoff400

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    ummm personally i dont think i would be wheeling with 35's and 22's there's not much side wall there going that big of a rim and you could go 4 inch to fit 35's just a little trim on the front valance
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    Yea I was thinking about that, I think the 22's would be for show and different ones for the mud. I want to go with a big lift because I havent seen many NBS's with a big lift and what not, so that why I wanna do it.
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    If you're doing a big lift you're going to want tires bigger than 35's. They will look tiny on an 8 or 9 inch lift.
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    yes he's going to want bigger tires but offroading with a half ton and the ifs front end arn't going to handle anything bigger that well
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    if you have the money you can go as high as you want :glasses: $$$$$$
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    I was thinking about 37's with 22's for show and like 38's or 40's with 18's for the mud. Well the whole thing behind having a big lift and what not is to show people what my new business is capable of doing. Me and my dad are trying to start are own business dealing with customizing cars, truck, SUVs, things of that nature. So we should have the money to get the real nice stuff for my truck.
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    you would have alot better luck finding a lift for a 3/4 ton or 1 ton and it could hold up with those size tires
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    Yea but that means Id have to get another truck and I like the one I got we been thru a lot in almost the year I had her. My dad has a 3/4 ton but its nothing fancy (snow plow truck)
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    I dunno about that I know a kid who runs 38's on 22 inch rockstars with IFS...
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    This is an older pic before the rock stars. I think those are 36's or 37's
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    Thats about the size I want for my truck, tires and everything. 38's with 22's
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    FOr an 8" you should be running 36's but definately do not run a 22" rim. I'm not sure why everybody thinks the bigger the rim the better.

    If you're going to do any serious off roading, stick with a 17" or 18" rim. NOt to mention you'll save a hell of a lot more when it comes to replacing tires for a 17" rim compared to a tire for a 22" rim.
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    i most definetly agree
    and you dont need to be wheelin w a 22 ... there is not much of a sidewall :rules:
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    Thats why I would have an extra set of rims and tires for mudding. 38's with 22's for show and like 40's with 18's for the mud.
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