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Old 02-22-2012, 03:47 PM
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Question Need Help with sizing 35s with 4" Lift

Hey guys, just in the process of getting quotes on my tires to finish off my lift combo.

I will be running a 4" RCX lift.

I was just wondering if 35x12.5 R20s will fit on a set of 20" Rockstars without rubbing?

The shop suggested 305/55/R20s which only run around 33.3" tall instead of the true 35".

You guys are the lift experts, let me know your opinions.
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making 35s fit and not rub will have more to do with the offset of the wheel, do you know which ofset your running? if its 0mm or + you should be okay if its a -mm offset you might have some issues

There are guys putting 25s on stock rims with a level though so i would imagine you could do it too?
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i agree with the above aswell but it also depends on how agressive the sidewall of the tires are i had to run quarter inch spacers on mine to run 305/55/20 nitto trail grapplers on my rig
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Yep, has to do with the offset of your wheels. A negative offset will push the wheels further out while the positive pulls them closer in.

I'm putting a 4" Superlift and 35's on a 0mm offset 20x9 rim and it'll clear just fine. I have been told though that the front will have plenty of clearance it's the rear where it might rub for me. Only when offroading though and the suspension is articulating, it might rub on the wheel well lining. Little bit of trimming can solve that though... or get a wheel with a larger negative offset.
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I'm running 35's on the stock wheels with bilstein leveling shocks at 2.8 and a 1/4 in spacer and I'm good to go.
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Sounds good guys, calming my nerves a bit.
Im driving 6 hours to get this done, so I want it done right. Know what I mean.

Going out around town today to get prices on some 35s, they will only be a summer/partial offroad tire.

The Nitto Trail Grapplers are sick, but where I am getting the lift done they only sell Toyos.

So going around here to see if I can score a set for a decent price.

Will keep everyone tuned, this is going to be my major mod this summer!
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Sounds like a major facelift! Good luck with the search
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Borden, the best tire prices I've found are at Sudbury Custom Auto. Not sure where you were going but I would think they are about six hours from you. I have priced everywhere from Sault Ste Marie right down to Barrie as I travel a lot. I am getting DC 2's with 35"x12.5"x17" and I only have a 2.5" lift on mine.
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