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post #1 of 9 Old 08-31-2007, 09:26 AM Thread Starter
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33x10.50 BFG MT on Ravines

Anyone running this setup? I am starting to like the look of the skinnier tire. I run 32x11.50 BFG ATs right now with spidertrax spacers. My thought is with the 10.50 I can get rid of the spacers and tuck the tires back under the flares.

The spray from my current tires outside of the flares can be a bit of an issue when I drive to work with no doors.

If you run the 33x10.50 on Ravines do you rub or would I need to keep the spacers?

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post #2 of 9 Old 08-31-2007, 09:34 AM
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It'll be close but you should be able to get away with it. At worst you will just need some spacers on the steering stops to prevent rubbing at full lock.

Edit: although to go to 33s you should also add a 1.25" BL for proper fender clearance.


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post #3 of 9 Old 08-31-2007, 11:24 AM
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Here is mine with that exact setup awhile ago. I did have at least one washer in the steering stops with RE LCAs and two when I had stock LCAs (am now on black steelies w/ 3.75 BS):
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post #4 of 9 Old 08-31-2007, 12:19 PM
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Wouldn't the taller tire have a better chance to rub than a smaller tire of the same width (ie. 31x10.5 vs 33x10.5) at full turn?

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post #5 of 9 Old 09-01-2007, 12:11 PM
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I had AT's on Ravine's....31 x 10.5", They didn't rub at all. Chewy

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I don't know - I put my 33 x 10.50's on Gamblers which are the same backspacing and they were way too close to the upper rear spring perchs for my liking. I put on spacers.
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Anymore input on ths subject?
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post #8 of 9 Old 09-03-2007, 09:47 PM
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i have 12.5s and spider spacers and i got about 1 inch from my rear upper spring pearch. i would not wanna go ne closer. plus the ride imrpoved after the spacers. wider wheel base=more stability

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post #9 of 9 Old 09-04-2007, 09:04 AM Thread Starter
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I looked up in my wheel well yesterday and it looks like there would be enough room with 10.50s without the spacers. I have 11.50s right now with spacers so it seems that the net change would push the wheel in about 1" max. I think I may measure my current tires without the spacers in the next week or so.
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