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post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-11-2003, 02:17 PM
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Hey Everybody - I was wondering if anybody has a pic or two of a full size blazer with a 4" lift and 33's. I've already got the 33's on my truck, and I was wondering if I could install my lift before I get bigger tires without looking like one of those idiots that have a lift with tiny tires.[img]images/graemlins/lame.jpg[/img] I just want to see how bad it really is, or if I should just wait until I can afford the 35/36's. Thanks in advance! Neil
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Re: Picture Request

well it's gonna vary depending on the body style, but generally 33's under 4" lift doesn't look too bad. here's my Bronco with 6" lift and 33's... I actually thought it looked better like that than it does with the 35's but it definitely goes better with the 35's [img]images/graemlins/cool.gif[/img]
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I don't think the older body style k5 would look bad at all with 4" and 33's, but the newer ones' might look a little silly since the fenders aren't so "square"... I'd do it, I ran for months with 6" lift and 31's and it looked a little odd but I never again hit my gas tank on a stump or rock [img]images/graemlins/40BEER.gif[/img]
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I rubbed with no lift and 33s and I still rub with a 4" lift and the same tires.

With a 6" lift you'll rub with 35s. With a 4" lift you'll have to cut to fit 35s.

Here's a picture from today's run:
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wrath,

your sitn tall enough for 36- 38 tire height range. you have to trim, wich is a down side but there realy isnt any reason to lift it past that 6" mark. if they rub then trim.

or be like everyone whos cool and run 40" tires with 12plus inches of lift. I hate those trucks with a passion.

actualy I think you could sit a fefw inches taller max and run 38s with some fender hackn, blah blah black sheeeeeeeeeeeep its to late

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The problem is that those fenders are brand new. I don't like the butchered fender look. I'll probably trim the bottom of them off in the spring and do some "customizing" so they don't look cut.

Nobody seems to understand how much I despise the cut look. If you look at even the non-ghettohack ones on CK5 it still looks kind of retarded. Maybe if I had a woods-only truck or something I'd butcher them. Actually, I might just cut them all the way off until I reach the innerwheelwell.

Two years ago this month I looked at a guy's truck that had chromoly shafts front and rear (Dana 44/14 bolt) built by Strange for $6k. He only wanted $1800 for it on half-worn 38s. I didn't buy it because he butchered the fsck out of the fenders and box. Not to mention it was lifted 6+3 which would make expressway travel a b*¡tch.

I never really plan on running tires larger than 33s on my daily driver. I mean, any bigger than that and I'll probably break something pretty often. I'd like to have some 33x13.50s though. I want something that floats better.

For example, last Friday I played on a log for a bit. I was certain I was going to break a shaft trying to lift my whole truck with one tire but I didn't. I tried to hit the log with both tires but the log would just roll because the towhooks hit before the tires. I think 35s would've been pushing it.

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