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Is it possible to run the stock 20s with stock Good(fora)years with a 4/6 drop? I did a little research but can't nail anything down. If it is, I may skip the 2/4 and go straight for a 4/6...
 

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Tire size for a 4/6 is suppose to be around 30" which would be a 275/45/20 as opposed to your 275/60/20. Gary is running 285/50/20 which is pretty tall for a 4/6 and he has had to do some cutting and such in order to get it to work. Wheel offset is also a factor
 

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damn thats exactly wat i have:
285/50/20


looks like i need to sell and look for different tires... and these tires still have the red and blue lines.... damn expensive directionals
 

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damn thats exactly wat i have:
285/50/20


looks like i need to sell and look for different tires... and these tires still have the red and blue lines.... damn expensive directionals
They can be made to fit. I think Gary had to trim some of the fender in the rear, and left the bumpstops alone up front so that the LCA hits the bumpstop before the tire hits the fender, and also out back I think he has a set of caltracs which keep the rear end from sqauting
 

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Yea the 285/50's WILL work. Dont get me wrong I had to do a little work but it works for me. ALOT has to do w/ the offset on the rims. If you have a bad offset I WOULDNT EVEN CONSIDER IT. Mine has an "ok" offset. In the front I cut the original bumpstops off a while back w/ the 2/4 drop & got the ones from autozone. Well w/ the 4" drop it was rubbing the fenders so I got some more from autozone & I just left more on them than the others so the tire couldnt go all the way up & hit the fender. It still rides great in the front. The back was a different story. It rubbed alot at first. First I trimmed the inner fenders & it helped but it still rubbed. Then I put my caltracs back on & t for the most part stopped. Caltracs have alot of "antisquat" to them for racing so it doesnt allow the back end to go down as far even under normal driving when you hit a bump. The only I dont get another set of tires is these tires are almost brand new & I didnt feel like spending the money on new tires. If you are buying new tires I would get 265/50's They are a little taller than those darn rubberband 275/45's but yet a little narrower than my tires. I dont think a 275/60 will fit though. Thats a BIG tire. Maybe a 275/50 though
 

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wow Gary, that's a lot of information:D
 

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Yea I'm kind of talkative today lol. Speaking of that I have some talking to do to a hooters gm. The regular manager couldnt give me a yay or a nay last night for this weekend
 

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if your tires are brand new you might be able to talk to some tire dealers and come to an agrement on swaping tires plus some cash. i know that has been done before
 

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heres some pics of my 4/6 w/ the 285/50's
 

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great info! thnx!

but only problem i see is caltracs.... i wont ever need them... my truck having a v6 and all.... (for now)
 

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great info! thnx!

but only problem i see is caltracs.... i wont ever need them... my truck having a v6 and all.... (for now)
Yea thats the only thing that saved me. I had them before the drop but the main axle bracket was for a non flip kit truck so when I did the flip kit I had to order the right pieces from calvert. They really keep the back in kind of firm. It still rides great w/ them though. Although I still need drop shocks so that will help me out to. Maybe the drop shocks will be all ya need to keep the back end up. We will see in a couple days when I get mine on
 

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Thanks for all the info fellas. I guess I'll just do a 2/4 for now until I wear these tires out.
 

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You could always buy the deluxe 4/6 kit and wait to put the coils on. That is if the kit comes with the longer shackle for the 2/4. If not, finding that shackle may not be too bad. It might save you some cash buying it all now then trying to piece it later. Just a thought.
 

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Demons got a good idea..
 

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Thanks for all the info fellas. I guess I'll just do a 2/4 for now until I wear these tires out.
make sure you buy the spindle kit. then when you want 4/6 you just need coil springs and stock shackles. youll have many choices on springs and could prob pick up some here used and just keep your stock shackles somewhere easy to find

yeah with work 31s will fit but the stock 33s are way to big

you could also try and sell or trade your tires
 

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I've already got the 2/4 kit, just haven't installed it yet
 

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i saw that after i posted. you will be happy with 2/4. ive wanted to go lower but i think im happy w/ 2/4 again i think im finally growing out of complete slam look. plus more optins for tires. i would come help you out but im not going to that cruddy state. haha j/k
 
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