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View Poll Results: Do you care if your tire rubs and you have to trim a little.
No Rub no trim prefer plenty of clearence 4 40.00%
Like to maximize tire height and will trim a little if need be like to fill the fender 6 60.00%
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post #1 of 4 Old 08-31-2009, 08:04 PM Thread Starter
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Rub or no Rub

Just like to see what everyone thinks about it. Do you like alot of fender or like it stuffed. Does a tire fit if it rubs slightly. Just curious how everyone picks tires and lifts. You go aby a standard or try to put as big of a tire in there that won't tear up something.

I like to maximize tire size if it means trimming a little then thats fine. What do ya'll think.

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To run large tires you need to do some minor trimming, or sometimes major trimming to the bottom edge of the bumper and sometimes the bottom of the fender so that you can use them without having to put on a huge lift.

My trucks have always been very functional 4x4's without going crazy on the lifts like alot of the strictly show trucks have done. Of couse I used to run Toyotas with 18x39" Mickey Thompsons on them or 17x40 Gumbo Mudders so I am used to some fender trimming!

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i had to trim the bottom part of my bumper in order to run these

but it was well worth it

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I voted not to trim. I like more fender well but not pizza cutter tires. There is a happy medium.

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