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Old 02-18-2012, 04:18 PM
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Next month once winter starts to wind down I will be lifting my truck and upgrading my tires/wheels.

After viewing some pictures and reading some threads here I decided on a 6 inch rough country lift, blisteins, and some 37 inch tires.

While it seems it wasn't meant to be as I have run into a problem.... I am a contractor in Northern BC in the natural gas industry and some of the employers require that the tires I use have the "snowflake" symbol for winter months (Oct-April). And I only want to run one set of tires year round.

So I've done some searching and realize vey few "aggresive looking"/M+S or All terrain tires carry the snowflake and absolutely none in a 37 inch tire and 20 inch rim...... So I figured I'd ask here if any of you are aware of a 37 / 20 tire that carries the snowflake?


If no other options are offered up here, I think I have come up with the only "alternative" I can make work. Wrangler Duratrac in 325/60/20 (35's) They have a good aggressive look and carry the "snowflake"

But with that decision, I've done some reading and it seems that many people feel 35's with a 6inch lift look small??? (rough country even recomends 37's for 6 inch lift) How many of you guys feel this way?

So in turn now this has lead me to the rough country 4 inch lift with the 35 inch duratracs as my alternative.

So my poll question is: Should I go 4 inch lift with 35's or 6inch lift with 35's? Keep in mind I do not have the option for 37's (at least not at this point)

Feel free to comment on my other questions as well.

Thanks Guys.

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I can't comment on the lift but BFG's have the snowflake and look fantastic in 35's or 37's.
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I have BFG A/T on my truck and I love them, 285's mind you. Just a little small for you. lol
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I'm gonna vote 4" and 35's all day long. Thats the way I'm going in a few weeks. I got my 4" kit and 35" Toyo MT's on order and the Bilstein 5100's in my garage. Also, the BFG's are a great tire and I have a set of 285/65r20's (34.7"x11.8") for sale if your interested. Only 6000kms on them and I'm in Prince George. Only reason I'm selling them is because, like you, I wanted the aggressive look of a MT.
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Persoanlly I think 6 would be a bit to much unless you intend on going mudding quite a bit
I think that 4 would be a perfect touch
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If you decide to go with the 4" lift kit, you'll wish you would of gone with the 6".
As far as the tires go.. don't get 35's with a 6" lift.

http://ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=103548
Here is my sport with a 6" bds w/ 37x13.5/20.
My job also requires the 'snowflake' but nobody has mentioned nothing yet. Next year I'll try to find some actual winter tires. Winter is over, and we had a mild winter here in BC.
Where abouts in BC are you from?

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I voted 4" and 35's as well, I agree with the above thought that you will eventually probably wish you had gone to a 6 inch but if you did that you would wish you had 37's, its a never ending situation you have with your work commute. What does the snowflake symbol represent? My tires do very well on snow covered highways and roads, not sure how much better it could get with the snowflake
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If you decide to go with the 4" lift kit, you'll wish you would of gone with the 6".
As far as the tires go.. don't get 35's with a 6" lift.

http://ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=103548
Here is my sport with a 6" bds w/ 37x13.5/20.
My job also requires the 'snowflake' but nobody has mentioned nothing yet. Next year I'll try to find some actual winter tires. Winter is over, and we had a mild winter here in BC.
Where abouts in BC are you from?

Nice Truck shizbox!!. Did you lose a lot of power with your 37's? also whats your gearing ratio and did you lose your shift points? Thanks man.
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Nice Truck shizbox!!. Did you lose a lot of power with your 37's? also whats your gearing ratio and did you lose your shift points? Thanks man.
I have the 3.91 gear ratio. Did notice some power loss but i have a superchip coming to adjust the computer to 37" tires and will adjust my shift points as well.
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