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Old 11-19-2013, 03:24 PM
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Clearance Issues

Just bought myself an 04 f250 superduty with a 6 inch lift and 37 inch mud grapplers and im having major clearance issues, the guy i bought it off said all he did was fill it up with diesel and drive it, a little concerning but it runs like a champ so far. Im looking to put 2' wheel spacers so the massive rubber lugs on the inside of the tires clear the front leafs and a 3 inch body lift to clear the fenders. Im wondering if i will need extensions for my floor shifter for 4x4 and/or any other extensions, wiring etc. Been driving lowriders all my life, and first time ive done a lift this big help! lol
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Old 11-19-2013, 04:57 PM
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Buy smaller tires or wheels with a different offset. I'm not a fan of anything that spaces. IMO, it can just cause problems down the road. With the time and money you will have wrapped up in a body lift and spacers, you can fix it right. I ran 37x13.50x18's with a 6" lift and no rubbing.
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Buy smaller tires or wheels with a different offset. I'm not a fan of anything that spaces. IMO, it can just cause problems down the road. With the time and money you will have wrapped up in a body lift and spacers, you can fix it right. I ran 37x13.50x18's with a 6" lift and no rubbing.
Agreed 6" of lift is fine for 37" all day long.
Stay away from spacers at all cost. Go with the proper backspace wheel.
Body lifts suck. Opens up too many issues plus it looks horrible at just the bed. Not to mention the bumper work etc etc.
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Buy smaller tires or wheels with a different offset. I'm not a fan of anything that spaces. IMO, it can just cause problems down the road. With the time and money you will have wrapped up in a body lift and spacers, you can fix it right. I ran 37x13.50x18's with a 6" lift and no rubbing.
What make/model tire were those 37x13.50R18?
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Old 11-23-2013, 06:50 PM
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I would trim the inside of the fender before I threw on a body lift.

I had 38/15.50/18 clear with a 6" lift. Was too close for comfort though went to 7" still running same today.
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