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First off, I will be going with a 6.5 dick cepek. I want to run a 37"x13.50" toyo on a 20" rim, I'm looking at procomp 6089's 20x9.5

Will this combo fit?

Where is the best place to buy a dick cepek?

What should the backspacing of the rim be?

For the rear should I go with? a block and an add-leaf? What size block?

What gears shoud I run? 4:88's?

How bad does a lift effect gas mileage with the proper gears?

This truck won't see much off-road time and I don't want the rear to sag like I see alot of yukons and tahoes do. Any help is appreciated.

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1. You should be able to clear that setup with a decent crank on the tb's
2. www.extremesuspensions.com
3. not a clue. I would figure 5-4.5
4. I would buy new leaf springs so that the ass end rides good and doesn't sag
5. With 35's I ran 4.88's and it was fine. I would go with 4.88's if it were me
6. I got about 10 in town and 12-14 on the highway with HEAVY 35x14.50 with 4.88's
 

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yep.. you will love it! me and brian "dirty black hoe" have had cepek lifted tahoes and i never regreted the lift!

all brians info there is very true!
 

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I got mine from bigredz, I believe his prices are cheaper. I was getting 10mpg city with my 38.5 boggers, but now that i changed to my 36s my mpg has seemed to drop more. I think its because im driving faster.
 
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Stock TB's maxed out with 5.5" block and AAL on 33's
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Stock TB's maxed out with 5.5" block and AAL on 35x14.50's
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RC TB's with 8" Softride Skyjacker leaf springs on 35x14.50's
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justin, What gears are you running? and how did you lift the rear? Looks pretty level.
I have 3.73s on 36s now with a BL also. The rear is 5.5" blocks and a AAL (skyjacker).
 

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bump... Also what are the advantages of the stage II over the stage I? Is it worth the 300 bones?

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that should work, i have 37s with my 6" lift but i also only have 8" wide wheels, so for you i would recommend getting some wheels with as much backspacing as you can so they are tucked under the fender as much as possible to prevent rubbing when you are turning.

i have 4.56s with my setup, but it would be better with 4.88s so that would be my suggestion. what type of differential do you have in the rear? if you have the stock g80, those 37s might give it some trouble, just something to think about.

in the rear i have a 4.5" block and an addaleaf. this works fine for me but new springs will ride better but are more expensive and do not flex as well.

if you go ahead with all this, do not expect good gas mileage, because thats just not going to happen, i get 12-13 mpg

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MG, thanks for the advice... Do you have a stage I or stage II kit? Also would the rear axle be stronger stock with 488's or with 488's and a posi? I wasn't planning on doing a posi cause like I said it won't see much off-road time, but I do use it for towing my drag car and if the 10 just won't hold up then I guess I'll be looking for a rear too.

If anyone could answer my previous question about the torsion bars that would be alot help.


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i actually have a bds kit, so you would be .5" taller than me. and your question about the rear end depends on what you have now, if you have an open differential, then you would be fine with just the gears cause opens dont get a lot of traction, but if you have the g80 back there, you would be better off getting a posi unit as well imo.

i dont know about the tbars
 
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