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Old 08-27-2011, 03:43 PM
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6 inch lift and 37's

I'm looking at the Fabtech or BDS 6inch 4-link lifts for SC 4x4. I would like to run a 37x13.5x20 tire. Can I run this setup with no rubbing? If so, what offset/backspacing would be required? I see a lot of posts with trucks running a similar setup, but I don't see anyone mentioning the specs on the rims and whether they rub

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Old 08-27-2011, 08:04 PM
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Personally I'd go BDS over fab tech because fabtech uses steel heim joints on their 4link kit which will get pounded apart if your driving a lot of highway. As for offset and backspacing. I have a Skyjacker 6" 4 link kit and my rims are 20x9 with a 0 offset and a 5.00" backspace. Zero rub and my 37x13.50 Toyo MT tires stick out about 1.5-2" past the fenders.

Also if your doing the install yourself I'd look into the skyjacker kit as it uses the stock radius arm mounts on your frame to mount the 4link control arms. I'm pretty sure with the BDS kit you have to cut the radius arm mount off the frame and bolt on their control arm mount....

And one last thing. Don't cheap out on the shocks that you put on. They make a huge difference on ride quality
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i would go with 36x15.50x20 mickey thompson atz's with a 6" lift. the wider tires look better than taller ones IMO.
heres what my 08 looked like.
36x15.50x20 MTZ's with 4.5" lift. IT FITS !!
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Old 08-28-2011, 11:05 AM
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You need a hell of a backspace for 15.50. Which means more tire outside the fender
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Old 08-29-2011, 05:39 AM
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Thanks Alberta. If you ran a 20x10 rim with 4.5" of backspacing, do you think it would rub?
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Old 08-29-2011, 06:18 AM
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Theres a possiblity that it would rub on your radius arm/4link at full left and right hand turn. My 06 had 4.5" backspace with 37/13.50 and just rubbed the 4link control arms enough to wear a quarter sized spot in the powdercoat. So it was liveable.
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Old 08-29-2011, 12:54 PM
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You may also want to look at Pure Performance's 6" 4 link kit..
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Old 09-01-2011, 03:11 PM
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Well I placed the order today. Skyjacker 4-link 6 inch lift and dual steering stabilizer, Bilstein 5160's, Fuel Boost 20x9 Black Milled, and Mud Grapper 37x13.50x20. Should be ready by next weekend. :-)
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Old 09-01-2011, 05:37 PM
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Right on. I'm sure you'll love the skyjacker kit. I'll make you wanna spend more money. Get your springs and 4link control arms powder coated

Here's mine

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^^ you got me wanting to do it now...
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