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Offline BradRuiz 83

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4 inch lift
« on: November 10, 2019, 08:45:39 PM »
I am going with a 4 inch lift on my k10 longbed, but not sure if I want to put 33s or 35s. Anything helps....

Offline Mario

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Re: 4 inch lift
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2019, 08:59:39 PM »
My preference would be 32s.  I think 33s will barely clear.  I'm just guessing that your rear end ratio is 3.72?  You'll be too high geared with 35s.  It'll feel like your engine is taking a while to get into it's power band.
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Offline BradRuiz 83

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Re: 4 inch lift
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2019, 09:02:07 PM »
Thanks....

Offline VileZambonie

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Re: 4 inch lift
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2019, 07:06:27 AM »
If you are going all spring lift, 33"s minimum otherwise it will look goofy.
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Offline BradRuiz 83

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Re: 4 inch lift
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2019, 10:33:25 AM »
Thanks man...

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Re: 4 inch lift
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2019, 08:10:15 AM »
power band will depend on your gearing, but like vile suggested you have to go with 33s or higher. with a 4" you can fit 35s

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Re: 4 inch lift
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2019, 08:07:58 PM »
If you have the money , Alcan spring is the best riding spring you can buy

33s will fit with no lift on stock rally wheels


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Re: 4 inch lift
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2019, 09:43:56 PM »
I read up on Alcan they have been going down the drain recently according to the internet. Any other recommendations for good quality lift springs? I had old man emu on my Toyota and they are awesome. To bad they don’t make springs for our trucks.


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Re: 4 inch lift
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2019, 09:09:20 AM »
What about ORD?
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