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Old 01-20-2012, 08:42 PM   #1
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4 Inch Lift with 35" tires

I was wondering if anyone is running a four inch lift with 35" tires I won't be doing any hard offroading and i do not want to trim the fenders. I just got an 86 k5. Thanks.
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Honestly, you'd have to trim. Street only, 35's will be ok unless you hit a bump with the tires turned.

IMO the biggest tire that will fit, with no trimming, is a 32". Anything bigger than that involves fender trimming or lots of lift.
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I want to go with 35" tires so should probably go with a 6" lift you guys know if the stock drive shafts will work i have been looking around and seeing various answers. thanks.
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usually 6" would require longer shafts..

with just a minor trim on the back of the front fender, you can gain a TON more clearance for 35's.. if your not flexing the he!! out of it, that'd probably do ya ok with a 4"...
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Old 01-20-2012, 09:39 PM
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I don't this.k you will be upset with the minor trimming required for 35's with a 4 inch lift; my suburban has that setup and you hardly notice where the fenders were trimmed unless you look close.
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Got my blazer with stock wore out suspension and wore out 35s, po trimmed the front fender a lil also. It would rub on the inside of the rear fender. The pic is one of its first days of my ownership. Now it has 4 in front springs and 4 in rear shackle flip. Im still working on some stuff to get all the flex I can out of it but it hasnt rubbed yet. I suspect it will when I put some disconnects on the front sway bar.
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I ran 33's with no rubbing and only a 4" lift.
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I have a tough Country 4 inch lift with 35s and have plenty of clearance. This is a daily driver and does not go off road. Matter of fact....I may be putting a 2 inch lift with 33s. The wife has been giving me a hard time for over a year and I may need to compromise. She also drives it.
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