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i'm looking at getting a 5in rough country lift and it says it will fit 37's but i'm wondering if the suspension is flexed enough will they still rub on the body?
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I have a 6" Pro Comp on 37 x 13.5's on 17's and I rubbed. We cut away the inner fender and pushed out the front bumper with spacers about 1/4-1/2 inch. Now I have no more rubbing.

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I think if your going to wheel the truck you will rub into many issues rubbing especially when you flex it out, i would say if you wanted to be on the safer side of things go for a 35 or 36 that way you can get more travel before rubbing
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thanks guys this helps a lot. i think i'm going to stick with 35's then. i just hope it doesn't look funny. and nice truck btw, icoveru!
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thanks guys this helps a lot. i think i'm going to stick with 35's then. i just hope it doesn't look funny. and nice truck btw, icoveru!
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Yeah, better to learn from someone else's experience then making your own mistakes and learning the hard way lol.
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I have a 6" Pro Comp on 37 x 13.5's on 17's and I rubbed. We cut away the inner fender and pushed out the front bumper with spacers about 1/4-1/2 inch. Now I have no more rubbing.
How hard or tedious was it to cut away the fender?
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It wasn't hard at all. We used a dremel and took away a good 2"+ maybe. I will try to get pics today and post all the work we did. Maybe 3 min total on the cut. The bumper spacing was very easy as well. Total work time....maybe 15 min for it all.
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wow i didn't suspect it would go so easily. did you just repaint the edges for rust prevention then?
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