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Looking at a truck from the front view when the tires poke out and look to be slightly wider than the frame. It can be an aggressive aftermarket looking stance for the truck and I am not familiar with what goes into this type of setup or if there are multiple ways to accomplish this?

Simply wider tires or something more?

I am not interested in loosing ground clearance, and am not interested in anything with extremely wide.

Thanks in advance for any advice! Post pictures if you got anything you'd like to show us! ::grin::

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Wheel spacers would be the easiest and cheapest .
A wider stance is the direct result of longer arms which in general improves the suspension. Spacers don't.
 

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Do you think spacers reduce the suspension in a negative way though? Are there any spacers you would recommend? Name brand? Site that offers that brand?

Is that your truck in your avatar? Looks pretty hardcore!
 

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Spacers can be hard on your hub bearings and other parts, just because of the extra leverage. Be prepared for never having a clean truck again and possibly getting tickets if your wheels stick out of your fenders.

Spidertrax spacers are alright.
 

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I run spacers made by Bora.They are more expensive than others but found them to be of high quality.
I needed clearance for my hydro bumps.Went with 1.25" but needed a bit more.1.750" now.
Yes, it's my truck. Old photo.
Forgot to mention, no spacers are used on the front.
 

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Spacers can be hard on your hub bearings and other parts, just because of the extra leverage. Be prepared for never having a clean truck again and possibly getting tickets if your wheels stick out of your fenders.

Spidertrax spacers are alright.

Do you have spacers?
 

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You could also swap your wheels out for a new set that have the proper offset to give you that look. A lot of people have done that with "soft 8" wheels on various trucks.
 

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You could also swap your wheels out for a new set that have the proper offset to give you that look. A lot of people have done that with "soft 8" wheels on various trucks.
what's a "soft 8"?
 

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What offset do you recommend? I believe the stock offset is 12, for my 16x8 wheels.


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​If you're on stock Pro-4x wheels, it's 16x7” with an offset of +30mm.
 

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So what's that on yours? I'm assuming wheels and not spacers. So is it the equivalent of a 1.25" or 1.5" spacer/adaptor? I can't decide which size I want to put on my stock wheels.


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So what's that on yours? I'm assuming wheels and not spacers. So is it the equivalent of a 1.25" or 1.5" spacer/adaptor? I can't decide which size I want to put on my stock wheels.


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it's a combo - wider wheels and slightly wider tires from stock. Those are 16x8.5 -6, comes out to about a 1.4" difference per side; more info if you click the photo.
 

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it's a combo - wider wheels and slightly wider tires from stock. Those are 16x8.5 -6, comes out to about a 1.4" difference per side; more info if you click the photo.


Ha! I didn't even know it was a link. I actually should have looked myself. I have your build bookmarked. Already used your how to for the flip key and will use it again for the White Rhino bar I just ordered.


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