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help with sizing tires...

Postby wingshooter2009 » Wed May 30, 2007 9:00 am

ive got a 1995 chevy blazer LS 4x4. do yall think i could fit 31s on it without a lift kit?
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Postby dixieduckslayer » Wed May 30, 2007 9:35 am

i think you could, you might have to put a small 1 in body boost on it, just to keep them from rubbing, they will clear, but might rub while turning
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Postby wingshooter2009 » Wed May 30, 2007 9:54 am

see thats not what i want, rubbing....im looking at some 2-3 inch body lifts but ive heard that they will make the ride worse.
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Postby wingshooter2009 » Wed May 30, 2007 12:51 pm

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Postby fowl_wishes » Wed May 30, 2007 1:50 pm

the body lifts are alright. they are not perfect. they make an already top heavy vehcile MORE top heavy. most "older" gusy remember when the body lifts were homemade and would break. but with a little commons sense a 2 or 3 inch body lift is alright. they are ugly unless you cover the new gaps. but that kit youa re looking at would work good.

as for tires, go to a decent tire shop taht you knwo does good work. they shoulb be able to tell youf or sure. but i THINK 31x10-50 woudl work alright. not gurantee
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Postby wingshooter2009 » Wed May 30, 2007 3:50 pm

is that with or without a lift? and what do i use to fill in those gaps?
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Postby fowl_wishes » Wed May 30, 2007 4:08 pm

sorry, to my knowledge the 31x10-50s will fit without the lift. no scrubbing. it is when you go to a 11.50 or 12.50 width that they scrub.

and there are a few options for covering hte gaps. some guys use diamond plate. that looks a lil tacky to me. there is a company that makes kits to cover the gap in a thick black rubber. they sell teh kits at most places that sell body lifts. it is calls Gap Guards.
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Postby Smackaduck » Wed May 30, 2007 7:29 pm

They will fit fine. Your stock tire is propably close to a 31. What is the numbers on your tire now. Most full size trucks will handle a 33
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Postby wingshooter2009 » Wed May 30, 2007 8:17 pm

its not a i know that. it looks close to a 24 or somthing like that.
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Postby LeakyW8ers » Wed May 30, 2007 8:53 pm

According to 4 Wheel Part's tire fitment guide you can go to 31" tires without a lift. 32"-33" would require a 2.5" lift, 33" a 4", so on and so forth.

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Postby Smackaduck » Thu May 31, 2007 6:18 am

Its not a 24, stock tires on a toyota tacoma are bigger than 24 inches.

Tire options on an Avalanche are as follows per chevys website.

265*71*17 which is 31.6 in diameter

265*65*18 which is 31.6 in diameter

275*55*20 which is 31.9 in diameter
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