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Old 01-04-2013, 10:21 AM   #65
Hardware02
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Originally Posted by _cy_ View Post
or simply start with a vehicle that needs no lift. a Dodge 2500 4x4 with 12v Cummins, 5sp ... dead stock fits 35in tall tires.

mileage is 20-24mpg ... 16mpg dragging a trailer loaded to 15k+ lbs.

Bingo.

When it's time to replace the stock 265/70SR17E tires on my 2500 Outdoorsman I'll go with the stock size for the Power Wagon (285/70SR17D) to give a slight increase in ride height & clearance without giving up much in terms of mpg.
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