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Old February 4th, 2010, 07:22 PM
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I have a 95 ST with old man emu shocks and springs on it (1.5" lift) What size tires can I put on without rubbing? Thinking BFG KM2's
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Old February 4th, 2010, 07:32 PM
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I'm just guessing, 33s?

I'm a 3" lift with 35s and some flare trimming.
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Old February 4th, 2010, 07:37 PM
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If you like the skinny look, 255/85, very popular lately.

More traditional, 285/75.

You'll be on the safe side with both.

Make a search with those sizes on the forum, you'll
find plenty pics.
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Old February 4th, 2010, 07:45 PM
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Mark I have those shocks and run 33's - no rubbing other than on the front trailing arms which can be avoided by adjusting the bump stops if you care.
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If you like the skinny look, 255/85, very popular lately.

More traditional, 285/75.

You'll be on the safe side with both.

Make a search with those sizes on the forum, you'll
find plenty pics.

X2

We have a set of 285's on a 2" lift SW and it looks stock. You would never know it is lifted from looking at it.
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Old February 6th, 2010, 07:55 PM
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235 or 255 85's but only on boost alloys.
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Old February 6th, 2010, 08:12 PM
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Just went through the same...got 285/75 (ON BOOSTS) with RTE 2" lift. Looked at 255/85...little cheaper but I liked the width of 285. check out onlinetires.com out of CA.....the cheapest site I found on the KM2s!!!! $178.92 per tire for the 285s
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Old February 7th, 2010, 08:04 AM
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with such huge tires, do you do anything to brakes and steering or landy is able to handle it from as manufactured?
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Old February 7th, 2010, 12:38 PM
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factory steering components cant handle stock tires.
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With the sizes we are talking about, stock stuff works fine but I always like the HD tie rod and drag link on any truck.
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Old February 7th, 2010, 12:45 PM
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ok thanks Randy
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Maybe I will post pix of whats going on in my shop right now.. Maybe I will hold out a bit longer...
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How much lift for 36's? 3inch or need to go 5inch? Looking at the 36 x 13.50 Iroks.
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How much lift for 36's? 3inch or need to go 5inch? Looking at the 36 x 13.50 Iroks.
I run 40's on a 1.5in lift.

It depends on what you are willing to cut off. Personally, 3in is about as high as these trucks ever need to be lifted.
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How much lift for 36's? 3inch or need to go 5inch? Looking at the 36 x 13.50 Iroks.
I run 36 swampers with a 3in lift...
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I run 36 swampers with a 3in lift...
If you don't mind me asking, how tall is the highest point on the cage for you with that setup? Just curious.
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Im not sure but my parking garage at work says it has a 7ft clearance and ive got about an inch or two max clearance at my highest point which seems to be the top of the rear roll bar. Having said that I do think the parking garage is a little lower than 7ft. Ill try and measure it tomorrow since I was considering a snorkle and that looks like it extends above the front bar.
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Im not sure but my parking garage at work says it has a 7ft clearance and ive got about an inch or two max clearance at my highest point which seems to be the top of the rear roll bar. Having said that I do think the parking garage is a little lower than 7ft. Ill try and measure it tomorrow since I was considering a snorkle and that looks like it extends above the front bar.
Thanks. Thats about what I was guessing it would be.
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