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Well guys my tire situation is solved....i ordered a set of 255/35/20's so McGaughy's better not tell me these wont fit under a 2/4. They work out to be 27" tall so that should be perfect for 3.42's and now i dont need to get 4.10 for my 285/50's

As for my 285/50's they will be for sale after i get my new rubbers on so if anyone is interested let me know. they are good year gt II's practically brand new. I should have the drop on at the end of next week, ill be sure to post pics for all of you to have a glace
 

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If you're running that small of a tire on a 2/4 drop, it will look FUCKIN GAY. You're from Fresno man, c'mon, you should know this. :D

If you're running that small of a tire, the minimum drop you can do for it to still look good will be a 4/6. :bowtie:
 

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I agree with lowblue...you and me have seen trucks that pull that shit with little ass tires that aren't low enough. They just look like they are trying the cheap mans way to loose a few inches. We have a friend that does this for christ sake....looks very gay
my vote is a static 6/8 :D
 

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Yes true but im not doing it to be lower, im doing it because i have 3.42's and want to be somewhat quick, i just want to know what all is involved with installing the McGaughy's 4/6 c-notch part of the drop
 

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c-notch is really no problem with a sawzall and a good drill with a step bit. Draw out the c-notch on the frame, cut out the notch, put the c-notch in place and drill the 8 holes per notch.
 

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You will be more than fine with a 4/6 MCG's kit, we just did an 02 with the same setup (tire size) as yours, and it fit perfect...however, still had some wheel gap, so you may look into a wee bit bigger tire.
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I would go with a slightly larger tire for a couple reasons. That size tire looks like rubberbands and wont fill up enough fender space with a 2/4, and from way2hi's pic, looks like theres still too much gap on a 4/6...theres barely any sidewall, i wouldn't feel comfortable drivin on any roads with that lil sidewall to protect the rims, and also, that lil bit of sidewall will make it ride a lil rougher, a slightly taller tire will have more flex in the sidewall and usually allow it to ride smoother.
 

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my 245/40/20's had too much gap on my 4/6, and they are 27.7" tall.

275/45 on a 2/4 is perfect. 255/45 on a 4/6 would look nice with proper backspacing (check out vicred's truck) and 255/35/20 or 245/40/20 looks good on bagged vehicles.
 

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So a 255/45 is what i should run with a 4/6? If they are telling me that with my rims i cant clear a 275/45 with a 2/4 then how am i gonna clear a 255/45 with a 4/6?
 

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255/35 is way too small of a tire... it'll look like u got a bagged ride locked all the way up all the time, which IMO isn't very cool looking. You can prbly get thoose rims to tuck with a 255/35, thats what most guys do with rims that don't tuck.

You can clear a 275/45/20 on a 2/4, i did for about 2 years, no rubbing, and i had gay chrome wheel backspacing.



that'll give u an idea what a 275/45/20 will look like on a 2/4.
 

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I agree with steve. I found that the 255/45 is the happy median between too big (275/45), and too small (245/40). And honestly, Its not gonna mess up your gearing enough to make you notice being any faster/slower.
 

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VicRed said:
I agree with steve. I found that the 255/45 is the happy median between too big (275/45), and too small (245/40). And honestly, Its not gonna mess up your gearing enough to make you notice being any faster/slower.
I agree with everyone else, 255/35 on a 2/4 drop will look :gay: ... even on a 4/6 it's too small a tire ... unless you are bagged I would never run a 255/35 ...
 

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Slvrpismochevy96 said:
I guess i need new wheels then becuase i cant fit what im supposed to be able to
People are telling you you can use the wheels you have now and it will fit with the right tire and drop, and they know from experience .... sheesh, we had this a while back, Bryan was trying to tell someone what would work and they said their local shop said it wouldn't so they weren't going to listen :LOL:
 

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Slvrpismochevy96 said:
Yah well this time it isnt just some local shop out of nowhere, the local shop im talkin about is McGaughy's themselves
Being a suspension specialist doesn't make them a wheel specialist ... I asked Air Ride about wheels and they said they had no clue, to call Billet Specialties, and when I did they said they didn't know ... like I said some of these guys have run these wheels/tires on a drop and know from experience and everyday driving.
 
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