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Old 02-13-2008, 08:44 PM
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is the truck to big

i have built a 1979 ford f150 4x4 truck. it has a 10in suspenion lift and a 5 in body lift. it came with a 351modified400 and a divorce transfer case. I bought all rough country suspenion shocks and springs and other stuff. I put a set of 42 in supper swampers on it. it is big now but what is ya'lls opion on a set of 54in tires.

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Old 02-13-2008, 10:30 PM
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NO!!!!!!!!!!!!
It Can't be too big.
Any Pictures.
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Old 02-14-2008, 07:12 AM
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Let's see it!! put the 54s on
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Old 02-14-2008, 05:58 PM
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I cant see it going very far with 54s
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Old 02-14-2008, 09:21 PM
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Hey I thanks for the replies I will post pics when I figure out how.
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Old 03-04-2008, 09:34 PM
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What kind of gears are you running? I'd look into some deep gears if you're going that high on tires. Your Trans will thank you man.

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Old 03-05-2008, 04:53 PM
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I have contacted rough country and told them all I was doing to the truck and they sent me a set of 6:55 gears I thinkall I know is they where a little over 400 dollars. Still working on truck it has 48 in supper swammper iroks still working on 13 inch lift and 5 inch body. to get the 54 inch tires on it
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Old 03-05-2008, 09:01 PM
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Sounds sweet man, I can't wait to see pics!!
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i dearly hope that you or someone has swapped out those 1/2 ton axles in lieu of either cromo'd/built D60/10.25 or a set of rockies! just hitting the brakes too hard with 54's will break that D44/Ford 9!

also, not sure i have ever heard of 6.55 gears?!?!

you're truck is going to fall off the frame with a 5" body lift! that is just stupid! bring that down to a 2" body lift and add some suspension lift if needed (which i doubt). otherwise, stay outta my part of town!

i'm thinking BS until i see some pics, nothing personal, just seems theres a lot of people running 15" of lift and 54" michies!

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Old 04-06-2008, 09:07 PM
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Take a READ, and see why thats a BAD IDEA... http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/72...he-how-to.html
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I would say that the max for a body lift is 3 inches, but thats the biggest they are sold right?
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I would say that the max for a body lift is 3 inches, but thats the biggest they are sold right?
for a reason.... even 3" body lift is scarey in my opinion. no one thinks to use larger sized bolts even though they are longer. it'd be a different story if he was using 3/4" grade 8's or something. however i just dont see it.

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No pics in a month and a half since to OP.. I call BS. He's probably madly fabbing away with hockey pucks for the body lift, and light bars from a Ted Nugent concet for a subframe, just to make it look like he described.

In the mean time.... I have an 07 PSD, where can I get some 54's so that my quad front shocks dont look out of place. And how can I cut down my brake calipers so I can fit 15 inch wheels on.
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i found it

dude you guys i found his truck check it out!


but i dont think he put the 54s on it yet
hahaha the things people do with their money...
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in..... thanks for the chance.
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