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Old 06-25-2014, 02:15 PM
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Question Question about tire size

Hey all,
It's been quite a while since I posted. Took me a long time to find the truck I really wanted. Now I'm back to the days of burning every dime on a truck

I ordered a set of Mickey Thompson Classic IIIs in 16x12 and I'm getting ready to order a 4" lift from rough country because the front springs are shot anyway. My question is, how tall of a tire can I run with that lift? Truck specifics are in my signature. Can I go an inch or two taller with bumper shims? And if the shims will help, how far should I shim it?

The kit recommends a 35x12.50 tire, but I know that I've seen people run those on an OBS F350 with just stock suspension, so I'm figuring I can go bigger.
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Old 06-25-2014, 02:19 PM
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A 35 is recommended I. The event of articulation where you will catch the bumper/fender/bed side

That being said I've seen 37's bumper shimmed maybe 1/2-1" but I would say go RSK over rough country
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A 35 is recommended I. The event of articulation where you will catch the bumper/fender/bed side

That being said I've seen 37's bumper shimmed maybe 1/2-1" but I would say go RSK over rough country
What all is needed for RSK? I've never actually seen a truck with that done. Be detailed if you can, I don't know much about it. And I'm assuming you run it with just blocks in the rear?
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I'm more or less comparing the price of the kit with everything involved to do RSK, if that clarifies what I'm looking for.
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Do a search on here. RSKs have been done a TON. they not only give you lift, but also give a much better ride. SuperDuty springs w the RSK give even a better ride
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on a completely separate note, if i decide to hold off on the lift for a little while, what would need to be done to squeeze 315/75/16's under the truck?
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Your F350 has a Dana 44?
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whoops. I just updated my signature last night. Im glad someone caught that because I wouldnt have. Its a Dana 60, and I'm going to fix that now lol thanks
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on a completely separate note, if i decide to hold off on the lift for a little while, what would need to be done to squeeze 315/75/16's under the truck?
A cut and shimmed bumper
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Old 06-27-2014, 01:43 PM
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about how big of a shim?
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