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I went today to a place that sells pretty much any lift and tire desirable, and I went in and I said I wanted a 7 inch Fabtech Suspension lift with 37 inch 20 inch rim Toyo Open Country M/T. So later I find out that I cannot have that big of tires on that lift with stock rims , he made sound like I couldnt do that for any lift but I was wondering if it was just Fabtech that does this? I was thinking I could just go with the Procomp lift and 37's, but no matter what I am going to have to keep the stock rims, bc I hate a lot of aftermarket rims and I dont have the money. I was also thinking that i could run maybe a CST 4 inch with 35's or maybe even Rancho. If you were in my situation what Lift and amount of tires would you go with, able to still have stock rims? Do you know if this is even true about fabtechs suspension lifts w/ having stocks?

Some links....
http://www.explorerprocomp.com/whatsnew.php
http://www.fabtechmotorsports.com/applications/gm/4wd07silverado.html
http://www.cstsuspension.com/products/sfID1/7/sfID2/10/sfID3/46
http://www.1010tires.com/tire.asp?tirebrand=Toyo&tiremodel=Open+Country+M/T
 

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you went to cajun or B&m

cajun dont play around

so you wanna use stock rims?

i think its because of the back spacing of the rim and with the coil's and probbilly rubbing on them with the tires

thats what i understood to be the problems

its not the best method but you could do wheel spacers i know that they are weak but it gets the job done
 

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you went to cajun or B&m

cajun dont play around

so you wanna use stock rims?

i think its because of the back spacing of the rim and with the coil's and probbilly rubbing on them with the tires

thats what i understood to be the problems

its not the best method but you could do wheel spacers i know that they are weak but it gets the job done
LCA
 

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it would just like and aftermarket wheel pushed out

aftermarket wheels just have the spacer connected to them and with spacers your bolting one on
 

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Maybe look into selling the current rims and getting aftermarket rims with the proper specs

edit spacers run 85-100

Someone had given me a link but i dont remember where
 

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i believe the 20s are 8.5" wide iirc.

I think the nnbs lifts are just like the superlift FIT kit for the 99-06 trucks, being that you can use the stock wheels but only if you use the stock tire size or it will rub on the knuckle.

Like i told you before crawford, i dont think the pro comp lift will push the front tires out like you are wanting.
Also what gears do you have in your truck? Im assuming 4.10 being you have the V-Max. It would probably be in your best interest to stick with a ~35" tire to prolong the life of your tranny and rearend
 

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Man the fabtech kit comes with 1/8" wheel spacers for the front wheels that will allow you to use the factory wheels with larger tires without the rubbing the suspension. Im positive it will work.
 

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I can bet my neck on a block, he didnt buy that truck. Besides the point. THose 07 have coils not torsion bars, so wheel width abd backspacing will be a problem with larger tires. Once lifted your only option is to run a spacer/adapter to clear the wheels. The new knuckle will increase front track width to aid in clearing the tires, but a smaller spacer will guarantee your fitment.
 
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