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Old 02-01-2017, 09:09 PM   #26
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

Thank you!

I won't lie, I'm pretty happy and feel blessed to finally be able to do this. I've wanted a lowered Chevy for 17 years, but it didn't fit what I needed for work, or the budget and sometimes both.
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Old 02-02-2017, 05:44 PM   #27
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

I understand completely
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Old 03-02-2017, 05:51 PM   #28
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

are you still getting the 15x6?
if so, how long till they arrive and what size tires are you going with ?
i have stock 15x6 and wondering if there are any good size tires i can put on if i ever get this thing dropped or if i should just keep looking for 8 or 10 inch rally wheels.
found a set here in jersey. but didn't drop truck yet so not sure if i should get wheels and tires before lowering it.
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Old 03-02-2017, 09:00 PM   #29
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

I got a wild hair and went with 15x7's. I would have used the 6" wheels if they would have sent me four that were matching. I had the tires mounted and picked them up this afternoon. 225/75 for the front and 235/75 for the rear. You can also run either of these sizes on stock 6" wheels. I should have them mounted on the Burb this weekend and I'll take some pics.
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Old 03-04-2017, 03:23 PM   #30
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

I got the new tires and wheels mounted up this morning. The chrome valve caps in the pics are long gone.





The old Kellys that were on the Burb when I bought it are a ton wide than any other 235/75's I've seen before, including the new skins.
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Old 03-04-2017, 05:57 PM   #31
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

Too cool! If it were me I'd run the spinners, I like them.
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Old 03-04-2017, 06:46 PM   #32
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Too cool! If it were me I'd run the spinners, I like them.
Thanks! I had the spinners in mind as an option with OEM wheels but I'm a little too impatient to wait for stuff on backorder when I've finally made up my mind to pull the trigger. After a bit of research I found out that Gorilla also made the right size spinners to fit Cragar Delux wheel centers so I went that direction.
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

Awesome I am really digging the burb.
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Old 03-05-2017, 10:43 AM   #34
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Re: Impressed with our Burb!

A couple more pics.

Now that it's running much better and sitting pretty much the way I want it, the next move is to get the Burb's front end aligned.


The rear bumper is a bit tweaked and lower on the left side. No doubt this had something to do with the dent in that lower quarter panel. The drop accentuates the difference in height so I'll have to address that soon before it drives me crazy.
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Dig your license plate. Lol
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Yeah, Texas only had vanity YOM plates available during 1985. Standard plates used the year/month stickers. All of the vanity plates I found had weird thicker letters or numbers at random. In this case it was the C and A. I think they chose the wrong prison to get uniform painting.

The cool thing about running YOM plates is that you don't have to have the stupid registration stickers on the windshield. If you look closely there's a small tag affixed on the plate bolt up in the corner that gives the actual registration expiration info.
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That's really cool. Years ago I was digging through some things and found a plate from Delaware. It was from 58 I think, and it has to be the heaviest plate I have ever seen. If it ever fell off a car it would likely go through the windshield. Really cool plate. The words seem to fit the burb.
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Thanks! I think the word fits the Burb perfectly too. I was pretty stoked just to find plates that didn't have someone's name or nickname on them.
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