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Old 01-30-2012, 02:48 PM
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8inch lift???

hello first of all i would like to say hi!!first time on site and first powerstroke i have owned my ride is a 05f350 4dr 6.0..i just recently had headgaskets with arp studs and egr delete well now im looking to do a lift here is what i have..8inch fabtech lift but the problem iam having is trying to find out what rims size and tires to run i want to run 20x10 with 38x15,50 i see trucks running this setup but i also hear that they will not fit any advice would be great thanks
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Old 01-30-2012, 03:30 PM
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Well I own a 2004 with leaf springs but I'll try and help to the best my knowledge.

First of all I would run a 12" wide wheels, 10" to me sounds a bit skinny for a 15.5" wide tire.

You will need around 4.5-4.75 backspacing and it still might rub. Some other guys will post I'm sure.

I run 37x13.5 on 8" looks good in my opinion.
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you have a pic//
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i was also told that if i run the 38x15.50 with the 20x10 rim as long as i run 5inch backspace it will only rub on very hard turns
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I have 37x13.50x20 (measure 14 inches wide and dont rub at all) on my truck with a 7 inch lift. My rims are 20x10 with a 4.5 Backspacing. If you are gonna run a 15.50 I would get 4.50 backspacing on your wheels.
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Old 01-30-2012, 05:55 PM
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do you guys think 20x9 with a 4.50 backspacing would work////?????with the 38x15.50 tires nitto mud grapplers
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9 is too narrow for 15.5 imo
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Well will 4.56 back space make that much of a difference compared to 4.50 I found a set of rims I like 20x10 with 4.56 backspace I don't think it's to much of a difference from 4.50 thanks for all the help you guys are great
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Well will 4.56 back space make that much of a difference compared to 4.50 I found a set of rims I like 20x10 with 4.56 backspace I don't think it's to much of a difference from 4.50 thanks for all the help you guys are great
I still would reccomend you go 12" wide on your rim. It's going to be very noticeable if you don't. Have you drove a truck with tires that wide? They pick up alot more of the road..

Heres some pics just shot at work two minutes ago. 37s on a 8" Icon lift.



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Old 01-30-2012, 06:36 PM
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Yes I have drove 1 with tires that wide I will send pic there is a guy running around here with 38x15.50 20x10 rims also your truck looks great I'm at work when I get home will look on computer to see pics better
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