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okay so i read the sticky and i have an idea of what i want to do with my bronco, i want a 6 in lift with 35s

whats a good lift and good tires, i want tires that are awesome for road and awesome for offroad

this will be for my 96 XL. will all of this be okay and work out well, where are some good places to get lift kits (suspension) and tires, any sugestions would be awesome
 

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dude- you might have read the sticky...but you forgot to use the search button.
im in a fairly good mood- and i got introuble last time i reamed a new guy... so im gonna give you my advise on your question.

yes- a 6" on 35s is great- and will work fine for your truck. youll have to consider re-gearing and lengthening the driveshaft.

if you search this site- youll find alot of different opinions of lift brands and tires.

LIFTS.
if you want something that is tough- but wont COMPLETELY break the bank- look at skyjacker or superlift.
if you dont give a damn about price- hit up BDS.
if you want something that will perform kinda ok, but is cheap, go with a rough country or tuff country.

TIRES.
if you want something that is great off road, but you still get good road wear- youll want an all-terrain tire.
maybe consider the goodyear MTR, BFG all-terrain k/o, BFG mud-terrain, super swamper ssr, super swamper tsl radial, procomp baja claw radials, etc.

4wheelcustoms.com has good deals on everything youll need- Chris is a member of FSB and he's a great with customer service. he can tell you all about different lifts and ideas for your ideal setup.
but- shop around, you might be able to find your desired liftkit/tires somewhere else for cheap.
i DO NOT recommend 4wheelparts...but youll get robbed- then butt-raped, then rubbed again- and they wont be friendly about it.
alot of guys here have had crappy experiences with 4wheelparts.

this should help you out- and others will add their .02.

oh yeah- and some guys will probably light your ass up for asking such a noob question... so get the KY ready...
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fukk that was long... but i think itll help!
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I have a rough country, but have heard many good words on Skyjacker. I know their softride coils and Nirto shocks would outbeat my coils and shocks, thats for sure.

How would you define your "offroading" I have 33" kuhmo venture mud terrains. They are the cheapest tire i have read up on thats worth the money. 33x12.50x15 are $120 a peice. The tread design is like most other "mud terrain" pattern, but looser then BFG tread. I do offroading as in mud pits, very few trails and a little sand. Mostly on the road though being its my daily driver. They are noisey with the windows down, and heard the tread wear isnt the greatest, so if you do a lot of long distance traveling, these may not be for ya...

They grab and spit pretty well in the mud..
 

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96GreenMonster said:
around how expensive is it to extend the driveshaft???
I have yet to hear of anyone really needing to lengthen a drive shaft for a 6 inch lift...but if you really want to you can....I was qouted about $150.00 to length mine...

And I ran a pro comp 6 inch lift on mine for 2 years with no problems...and I used spend every other weekend in the mud...
 

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just keeping my options open i found a set of super swampers irok 39.5x13.50 R.17 mounted on 17'' mickey thompson baja never used 1000 dollars. i know the sticky says a 8 inch lift can go up to 38 inch tires, what would i need for these to fit? a 8inch and some trimming i know re gearing and extending the drive shaft, but what would i need to do to make this work

thanks

and okay if this is a noob question oh well, i dont really care, i just need help to get my bronco how i want it
 

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i personally, and i think i speak for a few people here, dont think its such a good idea to run that big of a setup on the TTB axle. some people have run it- and have broken all sorts of stuff the first time on the trails.
other people have run it on/off road and have had minor issues. things like snapping axle shafts, spider gears, etc, are expected when putting that much stress on the crappy TTB axle.
if you were to use that lift and tire combo youd need:
skyjacker 8" kit
39.5" iroks
a good amount of fender trimming (3" range)
upgraded rotors and pads (those stock rotors are nothing compared to those tires)
extended break lines
re-gearing (4.88ish?)
i would highly suggest adjusting the driveshafts

also take into consideration that your tire wear/ allignment is goign to suck pretty bad. you could end up with \--0-/ or /--0-\. that camber issue is easier adjusted with a smaller lift/tire combo.

id go with a 6" on 35"s- maybe 37s...but thats pushing it.
or you could allways go SAS...
ace
 
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