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Stock Rims and 32" BFG M/Ts on 96' X?

Discussion in 'Shocks, Suspensions, Lift Kits' started by mjjohnston, September 21, 2002.

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    1. mjjohnston

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      Is is possible to put 32" BFG M/Ts on my 96' X 5.0? If not, what size would I need to get?

      Mike
       
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      I am not an expert but with out any lift I dont think it will fit. If it does fit then it will rub. As far as the wheels go I think I have seen some with 32's on stock wheels.
       
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      You'll need at least 2" of suspension lift, and possibly a body lift or substantial trimming also.

      And I'm moving this to the suspension and lift forum.
       
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      So, if a do a t/t and Warrior 153 shackles a may be able to pull it off? Also, will the 32" tires fit on my stock rims?
       
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      They'll fit on your stock rims. They may fit with just the TT/shackles, but I doubt it without some semi-serious trimming. The rear won't be a problem, it will be the front.
       
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      I had 32 BFG MTs on my '96 X 5.0 with just TT and shackles and they rubbed like hell. I had to do a body lift. They say.. every Explorer is different. But since we have the same year, model, and engine.. I'm sure we'd be in the same boat.
       

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