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40 inch tires #4746100
05/02/18 09:41 PM
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Co worker is 6ft5 thats how big this truck is.


12 cruze rs 1.4t 6spd pp 5w30 tuned on 22psi
13 equinox 2.4 awd pp 5w30
Re: 40 inch tires [Re: Dylan1303] #4746107
05/02/18 09:46 PM
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Wonder what the CG is like. Talk about a rollover hazard.

Re: 40 inch tires [Re: Dylan1303] #4746113
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Those look like 46" Michelin XML's, to me.

Re: 40 inch tires [Re: Dylan1303] #4746116
05/02/18 09:52 PM
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Compensating...


2001 Mitsubishi Galant 2.4 - 157k+
Grandma's creampuff...
Re: 40 inch tires [Re: Dylan1303] #4746125
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The shiny chrome screams pavement princess.


95 Cherokee 190K DELO 10W30, XG8
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99 HD XL1200S 20K VR1 20w50, NG1515
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Re: 40 inch tires [Re: Dylan1303] #4746128
05/02/18 10:06 PM
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2wd haha. Stock gears?

Re: 40 inch tires [Re: Dylan1303] #4746133
05/02/18 10:10 PM
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My last boss put 54"s on a F150. Stock 4.6 with Dana 70 & 80 axles. The tires cost more that the truck was worth.

Re: 40 inch tires [Re: Dylan1303] #4746142
05/02/18 10:18 PM
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LOL just sayin that isn't for your average 74 year old couple going on a ride and shopping for the day.


2004 Corolla 125400
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In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
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Re: 40 inch tires [Re: Dylan1303] #4746147
05/02/18 10:22 PM
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I chatted with him a little bit. Its a 2wd 6.0. He said he got the tires used for 1k for all four. He said he took a tape measure from the rim the the tire and it measured 40 inches. Its also straight piped with headers so its freaking loud. Never asked what gears. I asked if it was slow and he said oh ya its a türd. The grill was chrome with flames and ace cards. I mean its a cool truck but it has no real use. The funniest part is seeing the guy on a latter to add washer fluid and get his other tires out of the truck.


12 cruze rs 1.4t 6spd pp 5w30 tuned on 22psi
13 equinox 2.4 awd pp 5w30
Re: 40 inch tires [Re: Dylan1303] #4746175
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In a collision the bumper of this lifted truck would go right though normal folks windshields. This is a danger on the roads and should be illegal. Off road I feel he can do whatever he wants, but this thing is deadly to others on our roads.

Re: 40 inch tires [Re: Dylan1303] #4746180
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Originally Posted By: Dylan1303
I mean its a cool truck but it has no real use.

Well you're correct about it having no real use.
The other part.....


2001 Mitsubishi Galant 2.4 - 157k+
Grandma's creampuff...
Re: 40 inch tires [Re: Stevie] #4746223
05/02/18 11:22 PM
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Originally Posted By: Stevie
In a collision the bumper of this lifted truck would go right though normal folks windshields. This is a danger on the roads and should be illegal.


Strictly speaking, that is illegal in all 50 states unless it's being operated on private property. In most cases he probably wouldn't be pulled over though unless he's driving like a douche bag.

What he's done to the truck may not be what I'm into, but as long as it makes him happy and he's not hurting anyone else, then I certainly won't badmouth it.

Re: 40 inch tires [Re: Dylan1303] #4746265
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Originally Posted By: Dylan1303
I chatted with him a little bit. Its a 2wd 6.0. He said he got the tires used for 1k for all four. He said he took a tape measure from the rim the the tire and it measured 40 inches. Its also straight piped with headers so its freaking loud. Never asked what gears. I asked if it was slow and he said oh ya its a türd. The grill was chrome with flames and ace cards. I mean its a cool truck but it has no real use. The funniest part is seeing the guy on a latter to add washer fluid and get his other tires out of the truck.


They come on Military vehicles, Unimogs, etc. And frequently can be bought used for cheap. The most common size is 395/85R20 (46x15), but they do come in other sizes. Since it very likely isn't re-geared, he can look forward to a short transmission lifespan.

So it's loud and painfully slow. It's the truck equivalent of a straight-piped Harley.

Re: 40 inch tires [Re: Dylan1303] #4746326
05/03/18 05:45 AM
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Wonder how many gallons of tire shine you'd go through to make that rubber shine!


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Re: 40 inch tires [Re: Stevie] #4748447
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Originally Posted By: Stevie
In a collision the bumper of this lifted truck would go right though normal folks windshields. This is a danger on the roads and should be illegal. Off road I feel he can do whatever he wants, but this thing is deadly to others on our roads.


This.


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