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post #1 of 35 Old 05-04-2008, 07:39 AM Thread Starter
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38" tires on a 6" lift?

Is any one out there able to run 38s on a 6 inch lift. Just want to know since I really want to not have the 8" but also dont want to cut out my fenders!

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That will not fit without cutting and you'll need back spacers not to rub on the leafs.

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Cutting what? I have spacers!

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Inner fender wall.

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I don't see why you couldn't Ive seen 37s on a 4inch lift without any rubbing.


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cut out fenders will be your best friend

i believe Tank has 41" on a 4" with cut out fenders
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Yup, when turning the tire will rub into the back of the inner fender wall... cutting it will buy you the space to run 38's on a 6"...
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I will cut the inner fender. That doesent bother me. I have seen a few trucks out there doing it and was curiose. Thanks guys.

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It will also depend on the tire you choose,...If you want a real wide tire,...your screwed...lol

Like Raul said....I have 41" IROKS on a 4.5" lift...CUT! CUT! CUT! CUT! CUT! CUT!
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Tank your truck looks sick...

Ryan When you go to get rid of that 4in lift let me know.


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