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Old 01-11-2013, 07:15 PM   #1
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Alright guys the wife just aproved of selling our tahoe to build our 88 FSB.

It is going to be a DD to work and back but I want to be able to do a little desert exploring here in socal, palm springs area.

I like the wide look, and While I have been searching through picture upon picture I came across this beautiful bronco.



Gkr's?

How to achieve this look? I dont need anything crazy like I'm sure his suspension is but I also want something that rides good for a DD and for some minor offroading.

And how do I get the front and back wheels to be wide like his.

I know they're noob questions but you got to start somewhere right.

I will also keep this thread updated with the build.
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:00 AM   #2
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This looks like he might have swapped in different (solid front) axles with a bit wider stance. It doesn't sound like you are in for quite that extreme, so you can do one or both of the following:

Wheel spacers
Wider rims with les back spacing.
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Old 01-12-2013, 12:47 PM   #3
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What is the benefit of a solid axle? And where would I find one? And does that go for the same in the rear?
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Old 01-12-2013, 12:56 PM   #4
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My avatar has 15x14 and had no issues with bearings but only had it on the street. It cornered like a dream. You can get 2" offset rims to get the wider stance but the weak link I had were the stock wheel studs. 14 wide was silly but I did like the look and handling .
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Old 01-12-2013, 01:56 PM   #5
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For road and desert running, just run the TTB, Solid axles are great for mud, trails, and slower wheeling. Width= spacers, backspacing, wider tires, etc. DD? you can dd a solid axle, no doubt about it. if done right it can ride as smooth as a ttb, just personal preference.
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Thank your wife...lol lol...good luck with the build, post pics as you go....
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