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Hi folks -- '95 1500 4x4 Ext Cab -- Rear BFG AT's are at about 70%, fronts need to be replaced because of uneven wear due to front end problems.

Any issue if I put 2 new BFG AT's on the rear and move the 70% ones to the front? Will be a size difference but not sure significant to worry abou it. Will be doing weekend wheeling.

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You shouldnt have a problem as long as the tire matches the one on the other side of the axle.
 

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You could do some damage to the transfer case when in 4wd because of the difference in tire size from front to rear. It would be like having diff gears in your front and rear axle.
 

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That shouldn't be enough to make any difference, but do the math and see if it is a difference of greater then 2%. You can have .02 difference between the front and the rear, and not have any issues with transfer case and going into 4x4. I found this out when i noticed that when my gears were installed, they were actually a 4.09 in the front, and a 4.10 in the rear. That is because of how the gears are made for the different axles (D44 front, Chry 9.25 rear).
 

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I agree with Silver_DodgeRam. Shouldn't be an issue. And in regards to the t-case, that shouldn't be too much of an issue either - as long as you don't use the 4x4 on pavement (you shouldn't be doing that anyway).
 

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Just do a big burn out on the new tires till they have 70% tread left. :drivingz: j/k
I would put the new tires in the front.
 

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I say in the front because there is more weight there so the tires will wear out faster. That way the tires will be = eventually instead of replacing them when one set of tires has double the tread. Also having better traction in the front is better for turning when your in deep mud or snow. 30% tread shouldn't make too much difference for traction depending on the thickness of the stuff your in.
 
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