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post #1 of 27 Old 03-29-2007, 07:05 PM Thread Starter
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anybody rollin on 40"s??

If you have 40" tires please post. i'm interested in exactly what upgrades, besides lift kit and steering stabilizers i will need to run 40s. Thanks....

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40's will require 10"+ lift., unless you want to use cut-outs which only needs 6" lift. Gearing in the differentials will need to be changed to 4.88 or greater.

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ok. well, the superlift set up says i can clear 39.5" so w/ minor trimming could i make 40"s?? and is regearing a necessity??

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yes regearing is pretty much a neccessity.... unless if you want it to take 20 seconds to get to 60mph

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yea i have 3.73 gear with my 39.5 tires and it is sluggish..i keep my edge on level 5 so it gets up to speed quicker.

gears would be a first consideration to help with mpg and less stress on trans

also be prepared to pay 1600 for a new set of mud tires every 30k miles..i havnt found any tire that exceeds 30k by much so if u drive alot it keeps the bank account low

my buddy has a 10'' lift on his '03 f250 gasser and he is running the 41'' irok radial tires-which is what im going with here very soon..and he has rubbing on full turns b/c the inside of the tire hits the front leaf spring. the best idea if ur made of money is to go with hte semi style rim and some michelin 200k tires..its a $5k upgrade though.im lookin at doin that after i wear out my next set of 30k mile mudders

besides that,the only thing i came into a prob with is a drop hitch for my reciever..i got a 10'' drop and its still too high. really need a 12'' drop for most trailers.

good luck with ur decision..ill be around if u have any more q's


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...............but with my gears i can go 80mph at 1800rpms


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Holy $hit How do you climb up in those things. I'm 6'2" and it's a big step up to get in my stocker..................................

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well, do you think i will have to regear w/ 38"s?

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try it and see how u like it but it would be a good idea to gear it down a lil bit..especially if u tow things b/c it will be a dog off the line


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its not gonna be used for towing. at most an ATV in the bed.

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