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post #1 of 5 Old 03-29-2010, 06:03 PM Thread Starter
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skyjacker 8.5 inch lift

hey everyone just wanted to clarify something... my truck is an 06 f350 sd. cc. lb diesel and am told that i could clear 38's with the 8.5 inch skyjacker 4 link kit? true?? what width of 38's?? thanks everyone starting to get a bit curious and ancy to buy a lift.
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Should clear 38x15.50s pretty easy depending on the wheel width and backspacing.

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so if i were to run a say 20 inch rim or 22x10? i should have no troubles fitting it. provided i get the right backspacing... i would assume when i was ordering the rims and tires they would be able to help me order the right ones
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Agreed with above, I think you will need a 5-4inch back spacing.

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Yes...should not have any issues...as said about 4-5 backspacing...around a -22mm I think

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