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Old 12-28-2013, 05:21 PM   #1
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I am about to break down and buy a 6.5" McGaughys lift for my 2013 4X4 Super crew and wanted to get some input on wheels and tires. I will be running 35x12.50 and wanted to run a 20x10 wheel. I want the tires to stick out a bit. Would a -12 offset on a 20x10 wheel be the route to go? Any input is greatly appreciated!
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I went with -12 on mine and I like the look. A set of Bushwacker flares completes the look.

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Thats a good looking stance! Would the-24 offset wheels fit?
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Yes but you'll need to do some trimming.
What tires are you planning to run
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I want to get the trail grapplers, I had them on my f250 and loved them
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6.5" McGaughys lift, -12 offset 20x9s and 35X12.50R20 Federal Couragia MTs

I cleared these on a leveling kit so a 20x10 should be fine, if you have to trim it should be minimal.

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That's beautiful can't wait to see it with some light bars.
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That's a beautiful truck and the exact look I'm going for. How does the height compare to the fabtech or bds lifts? Does it sit a little higher? And also how is the ride quality?
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[MENTION=50229]smcox1[/MENTION] I'm still trying to sort out how I'm gonna do it, whether I'm gonna go roof mounted or just put 2 20" bars in the grille with some various other lights. Can't decide and it's killin me.
[MENTION=155466]2013bluef150[/MENTION] I appreciate that man, I love it so far. It does sit a hair taller than a ProComp, I've got a buddy in the neighborhood with the 6" kit, same thing with the Fabtech kit but I am not sure about the BDS kit.
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Do you have add a leafs on the back or does it have a small pre runner look?
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