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What do I need to fit 38's?

Looking to fit 38's unit my truck. Stock right now but looking to lift it. Want to fit 38's perfect. I dont want excessive lift. What size and brand do yall recommend? Tia

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An 8" lift

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8" really? I'm going with a -44 offset. I was told 2.5 level will clear 35's do I really need to go 8" for 38's?

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You can clear 35's on stock.. as long as the offset isnt too much.. A 3-3.5" leveling kit/lift will clear 37's... so You could possibly get away with a 6".. but a 7-8" would be for good measure..

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Good company to get lift and Trac bars from? Like I said -44 offset. I want perfect fit without too much open space.

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Good company to get lift and Trac bars from? Like I said -44 offset. I want perfect fit without too much open space.

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Re: What do I need to fit 38's?

I'd rather keep it reasonable. But I don't want the axle to creap or too bad of a trek. And to avoid that I'll pay.

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Icon it's the only one with a 7" lift

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-44 is an aggressive offset, I'm assuming you're going with a 12-14" wide wheel and 38x15.5" tires? If that's the case, an 8" lift won't technically be enough to clear at full lock. But you can trim to make it clear

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You are correct 12" wide. Trim what exactly to make it fit?

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