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Old 06-03-2013, 01:04 PM   #1
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What do i still need to do to get rolling on some 35s

I really want to step my ride up to some 35" tires. My 13" rubi is pretty much stock at this point with a 2" BDS lift. I know that i need to get a new rear bumper and tire carrier to fit the spare and probably need to get flat fenders as well. I already have the airdam off to fit my bumper so that shouldn't rub. I know there are some things i'm missing before i can confidently roll with this setup. Its my DD with moderate off-road use a couple of times a month. I have the 4.10 gears so probably don't need a re-gear but what all would you recommend i do before getting the new wheels and tires.

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Old 06-03-2013, 01:09 PM   #2
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The only thing I had done that you don't have listed above was to have c-gussets welded on for reinforcement.

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Old 06-03-2013, 01:59 PM   #3
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As long as you don't do any rock crawling or hard wheeling, you don't need to change anything else. The Dana 44 will handle 35s with no problem.
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Old 06-03-2013, 02:40 PM   #4
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I would probably look at gusseting you c's its cheap insurance as that is likely the first thing to start bending, sleeving/trussing is also not a bad idea as your front 44 has the same axel tubes as the 30. Trails in WV and PA can be a little more intense than most would expect and can do damage very quickly if your axel isn't properly reinforced.
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Will I have to trim the rubi rails and pinch seams or will 35's clear?
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Old 06-11-2013, 07:15 PM   #6
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I think it depends if you can adjust your rear axle a little further back did your lift have suspension arms? probably just have to mount them up and see
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Will I have to trim the rubi rails and pinch seams or will 35's clear?
Yes
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Will I have to trim the rubi rails and pinch seams or will 35's clear?
Yeah it will rub!

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