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FordRacing909
02-24-2007, 09:13 AM
ive got an 81 f350 6 inch susp., 3 inch body, willing to do some trimming, what tire size should i go with, i was thinkin 42 tsl, but had seconds thoughts about 39.5 bogger or tsl, what do you guys think

brandonf250
02-24-2007, 09:30 AM
do the 42's

mark
02-24-2007, 12:54 PM
iv got 10 inches in my 85 f250 and the 42s arent to bad but they do rub a bit when im flexed out. but i think a little trimming will cure this problem. if your willing to do a good amount of trimming 42s will fit nicely depending on how flexy your suspension is.

Squishy
02-24-2007, 01:21 PM
well heres tyhe deciding factor, which axles are under the truck?

by your pictures looks like a dana 44 ttb, with that being said i wouldnt run over a 36

FordRacing909
02-25-2007, 09:59 AM
dana 50 ttb little stronger but still sucks, and dana60 rear, i want to go 60 front in the future, im not rich lol, so i just want to buy tires once, so im going to try the front end with the 40 or so tires and see how it goes, if i blow it up then thats when i do the swap lol

redneck316
02-26-2007, 08:55 AM
I have a 94 f350 with 9 inchs and 39.5's, and its a nice size, also gotta put into play what you got for a power plant and gears in it to spin thoes 42's

FordRacing909
02-26-2007, 10:57 AM
460 with an auto once its running again, 410s right now want 488s and lockers once the day comes that i put a 60 in the front