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Old 08-27-2013, 04:40 PM
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Im running 36's now and came across a fantastic deal on some 38x15.50x20 Toyo MT's and wondering if anybody has run 38's with 8" of lift? I know a lot of guys are running 37's so I dont think there would be much rubbing if any. The extra width of the 38's over my 36's is the main concern, Ill be running a 2" wheel spacer also so im hoping there should be enough clearance. Any thoughts?
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The width is definitely what I'd be concerned about, not the height. I don't have first hand experience but if I had to guess I'm going to say you're going to hit your front bumper and the back of your fender when you try and turn.... What will your total backspacing/offset be with your wheels and the 2" spacers?
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I definitely think youll rub no matter what like Brandon said.
Toyo mt38x15.5 are actually 15.9"
To even be close to running those Id think youd need a body lift
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agreed on body lift you will need one
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10'' of lift 37'' toyos which measure 14.3 or something in width and i rub at times. you will not only rub but youre going to destroy your front end with that wide of a tire on a half ton. none of my business what you do but i dont recommend it
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Thanks for the info guys, Thats kind of what I thought. Theres a guy local to me selling 3 of the Toyos with about 10/32 tread left for $150 for all 3. You can see why its tempting the hell out of me to pick them up. Ill probably just hold off and pick up some 37x13.50's down the road. In the long run its probably not worth the added stress on the front end and have to do a bunch of trimming due to the rubbing.
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good thinking..........
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For no rubbing...you will need maxed bilsteins, 1.25" body lift and 6" RCX lift and then you need the proper offset.
So basically as Chad mentioned, you will need 10"+ lift.

But there is a member who fit it on his truck with what I mentioned above.
However he has 20x10 -12 vs -24

But it is kinda wide and heavy

Stick with 37x12.5 or 13.5
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My buddy is running 38x15.5 mud grapplers with 6" rcx, billsteins and 3" body lift on 20x12 -44's. Pretty sure he doesn't scrub at all but that's also 10+ inches of lift depending where he has his bilsteins set.

The truck is massive and looks a way bigger than it did with 37x12.5's. Put a 3" body lift in and go for it!
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My buddy is running 38x15.5 mud grapplers with 6" rcx, billsteins and 3" body lift on 20x12 -44's. Pretty sure he doesn't scrub at all but that's also 10+ inches of lift depending where he has his bilsteins set.

The truck is massive and looks a way bigger than it did with 37x12.5's. Put a 3" body lift in and go for it!
see how long it lasts before he has issues. these ifs kits cant support that much weight those tires must be over 100 lb dry weight
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