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Unread 07-21-2016, 03:26 PM
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I have been working on a 4 link truck myself. Here's the link to my build: http://forum.aev-conversions.com/showthread.php?t=10872 I just looked at my build page and realized that I should have put more recent pictures up. The 2012 should be like my 11. Some aftermarket arms from Thuren or Carli, trim the pinch seam behind the inner fender, heat and remold the inner fender to give yourself more room and you can roll on 37's. No rubbing, no problems, an off the shelf programmer may be able to allow you to change the air pressure's and tire size. I used a Banks programmer. It's relatively easy to get larger rubber under these trucks, but keep in mind you can lift them, 1" or 12" and the inner fenders need to be moved back in to keep the tires from rubbing.
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So if you are running a 37 on your 4-link I should be able to run a 35 no problem? Here is how the truck sits now on 295-70-17's
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I think so, but as I understand it, the leveling kit moves the wheels closer to the inner fender, you may still need to trim or add new control arms. The aftermarket arms are 1/2" longer to move the wheels forward again.
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Put 30 miles on them last nite and this morning... Ride is definitely improved. 55 psi probably helps, but I was only running about 60 before. Shop talked me into trying "balancing beads" for the first time. No wheel weights, they just add a pile of beads inside the tire and they self balance the wheel. Seems great so far.....
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Finally got the color-matched spray paint and painted the trim rings to match the belt-line...

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Six hour roundtrip with trailer and returned with 1200 lbs in bed. (Sled wouldn't fit in trailer/height-wise) Ran great. Checked speed with GPS app on cell phone. 2 mph off at 65. 1 mph off at 40. I wonder how far off the stockers were ? I'll have to check this winter when they go back on for plowing.
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So 37s are as tall as you can go on a non XL prospector without rubbing?
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So 37s are as tall as you can go on a non XL prospector without rubbing?
That is correct. The biggest tire you can stuff under there with our 3" DualSport Suspension system and without issues is a 37x12.50. If you go taller or wider you will definitely have rubbing issues.
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Unread 01-06-2017, 02:57 PM
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Plus, the XL package looks the business. But I think I'd definitely have rubbing issues if I tried to drive or park a Ram 2500 in west LA. I was thinking about the future but I'll probably have to stick with my aev wrangler for now.
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Unread 01-06-2017, 03:57 PM
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to the OP, your truck looks PERFECT. I love the way the wheels/tires look at stock ride height.

I guess this begs the question - what does the dual sport suspension accomplish? Is it just to be able to fit 37s? Or is there expected ride improvement? I know a hallmark of the suspension is to keep factory springs, geometry, etc. I am asking because I have a Carli suspension system on my otherwise AEV converted truck. The slippery slope to 37s, regearing, towing/load rating concerns, etc. is starting to look undesirable vs. just remaining stock suspension or even the AEV (very reasonably priced) dual suspension.
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