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With the truck together, I needed some rubber under it. I really wanted to run 37-inch Mud-Terrains, but could hear the axles snapping, so I planned on running 31/10.5R15 BFGoodrich Mud-Terrains. I went to the local BFGoodrich dealer, So Cal Tire Pros in Burbank, California, and had them mount some 31s on some old Jeep rims with a 5-on-51/2 bolt pattern as well as the old 29-inch tires off of my Toyota Clampy (235/75R15 BFGoodrich All-Terrains) on the stock 15x5-inch steel rims. I soon realized that the 31s would either need different wheels with about 2 inches of backspacing or a set of Spidertrax wheel spacers to reduce rubbing, but both were out of the budget. The All-Terrains, on the other hand, easily fit under the fenders, worked fine with the stock 3.72 gears, and looked cool on the stock rims after a coat of orange paint. Stock wheels, free. Used All-Terrain tires and orange paint, $100, if that.
Budget left -- $112.23

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