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Old 01-14-2017, 01:06 AM   #251
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My 96 I sold about 13-14 years ago. Look small for today but my 18" Billet Specialties wheels where the **** back then LOL
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Old 01-14-2017, 09:22 AM   #252
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My 96 I sold about 13-14 years ago. Look small for today but my 18" Billet Specialties wheels where the **** back then LOL
Looks super clean! I'd roll those 18's all day long, still today ...that's a great looking wheel...and I like the fact you had some meat on the tires
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Old 01-14-2017, 10:18 PM   #253
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Looks super clean! I'd roll those 18's all day long, still today ...that's a great looking wheel...and I like the fact you had some meat on the tires
Thanks I miss it. Was a great truck
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Old 01-22-2017, 01:48 AM   #254
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Old 01-28-2017, 04:31 PM   #255
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98 chevy c1500 4/6 drop. 20's Boss 338's 20x10 back 20x8.5 front. just added cowl hood during summer
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Old 01-28-2017, 08:15 PM   #256
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98 chevy c1500 4/6 drop. 20's Boss 338's 20x10 back 20x8.5 front. just added cowl hood during summer
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Old 02-01-2017, 09:50 PM   #257
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Re: Show lowered 88-98 trucks

I said that once I got my new wheels and tires in and on my truck I'd post back in this thread again so here goes

A before and after pic(everything else that has changed on it has happened over the past few months)
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And a full size pic
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The truck looks soooo much better, I've always hated those wheels, wheels and tires can make or break the looks of any vehicle in my opinion.. My Dad and uncle lowered this thing when it was my dads and those wheels were the "cheapest thing from summit racing that would let us put wide tires on it." I'm so glad I finally changed them...
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Old 02-01-2017, 10:07 PM   #258
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Looks good
the wheels do make a big difference
I bought a 66 GMC a couple years ago that had a set of those wheels on it and they seemed more of a 4 wheel drive style wheel to me
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Old 02-01-2017, 10:15 PM   #259
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Looks good
the wheels do make a big difference
I bought a 66 GMC a couple years ago that had a set of those wheels on it and they seemed more of a 4 wheel drive style wheel to me
They are! The old wheels were Dick Cepek DC-2 and they are marketed as a 4-wheel drive wheel... I see them on jeeps and lifted tacomas all the time around here. The back spacing on them along with the tires that were too wide for an 8 inch rim left the tire sticking out of the fender a tiny bit. I always hated that.. and the old setup had terrible wet traction as a combination of the budging tires and tread design.. needless to say I'm happy they are no more haha
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Old 02-02-2017, 08:04 AM   #260
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I said that once I got my new wheels and tires in and on my truck I'd post back in this thread again so here goes

A before and after pic(everything else that has changed on it has happened over the past few months)


And a full size pic


The truck looks soooo much better, I've always hated those wheels, wheels and tires can make or break the looks of any vehicle in my opinion.. My Dad and uncle lowered this thing when it was my dads and those wheels were the "cheapest thing from summit racing that would let us put wide tires on it." I'm so glad I finally changed them...
I agree, looks much better! You going to lower it any more? And I didn't notice in the old pics, but is your front bumper tweaked a little?
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1997 Chevy Tahoe, 2dr/2wd, mild custom (Daily driver)
http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=601142

Pics:
'66 C-10 https://flic.kr/s/aHsjHWD4h9
'97 Tahoe https://flic.kr/s/aHsjGZ7wKP
'93 C-1500 https://flic.kr/s/aHskxdpdnQ
'88 S-10 Blazer https://flic.kr/s/aHsjYGx4Md

Previous Rides:
1993 Chevy S-10 ext. cab, 4.3L, 4/5 drop (Sold)
1993 Chevy C-1500 short/step Retro-Rod (Sold)
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Old 02-02-2017, 09:55 AM   #261
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I agree, looks much better! You going to lower it any more? And I didn't notice in the old pics, but is your front bumper tweaked a little?
I don't know if I'll lower it anymore, maybe eventually, I kinda like the way it sits right now. I might bring the back down just a tad more. I like the rake but I want the gap between the tire and fender. In all honesty what I want to do next is engine swap. 320k and some change makes for a tired TBI 350. I kinda want to go LM7 5.3 with a carb intake and FiTech EFI setup.. Just as soon as I get a few of my other projects a little further along I hope to tackle that swap.

And as to the tweaked bumper.. yeah it is, always has been. I never have bothered to figure out why... I always assumed someone in the past adjusted it wrong(best case scenario). I want a smooth bumper so when I finally get one I'll have to deduce why the bumper is tweaked.
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Old 02-12-2017, 01:08 AM   #262
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Old 02-12-2017, 08:26 PM   #263
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1990 Chevy C1500 Short Bed. Boss 338 20x8.5 in front rears are 20X10. Custom CCFL Halo headlights, 3D U-Bar LED Tail lights.
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Old 02-13-2017, 10:18 AM   #264
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Got my blue 98 lowered down more now... much happier with it!
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Old 02-13-2017, 10:39 AM   #265
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255/60/15 front & 275/60/15 rear
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Thanks! Does it rub very much? I just picked up a 98 Ext Cab with the same wheels and I'm thinking about doing a 4/6.
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Thanks! Does it rub very much? I just picked up a 98 Ext Cab with the same wheels and I'm thinking about doing a 4/6.
Hardly ever, if it does it is the tires hitting the inner fenders on big dips at highway speeds. With 4" drop in front you'd probably never hit.

And also my fenders are rolled & lower control arms are trimmed.
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Just picked this one up from a long time friend, got a few changes planned but will keep the paint as is new to this site.
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Welcome to the board. The green/tan is always a nice combo.
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Old 02-15-2017, 09:37 AM   #271
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1990 Chevy C1500 Short Bed. Boss 338 20x8.5 in front rears are 20X10. Custom CCFL Halo headlights, 3D U-Bar LED Tail lights.
While I'm not a huge fan of the grille or taillights (to each his own), it looks like a really clean truck!

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Just picked this one up from a long time friend, got a few changes planned but will keep the paint as is new to this site.
That's a nice looking ride you acquired!
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'66 C-10 https://flic.kr/s/aHsjHWD4h9
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'93 C-1500 https://flic.kr/s/aHskxdpdnQ
'88 S-10 Blazer https://flic.kr/s/aHsjYGx4Md

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1993 Chevy C-1500 short/step Retro-Rod (Sold)
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While I'm not a huge fan of the grille or taillights (to each his own), it looks like a really clean truck!



That's a nice looking ride you acquired!
Thanks man!
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Old 02-15-2017, 07:33 PM   #273
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I'll post again since i have got the front of the truck down lower since the last time i posted & i am much happier with the look.

I'm 2" spindle & 3" spring with 1/4 coil trimmed off in front now...

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After you cut the coil do you have any rubbing issues on the inner fenders?
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Just picked this one up from a long time friend, got a few changes planned but will keep the paint as is new to this site.
I really like the two tone, the whole truck looks great! Those tail pipes would bug the **** out of me though.
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Old 02-15-2017, 11:26 PM   #275
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I really like the two tone, the whole truck looks great! Those tail pipes would bug the **** out of me though.
Just noticed after you mentioned the tail pipes. Would bother me too.
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1997 Chevy Tahoe, 2dr/2wd, mild custom (Daily driver)
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Pics:
'66 C-10 https://flic.kr/s/aHsjHWD4h9
'97 Tahoe https://flic.kr/s/aHsjGZ7wKP
'93 C-1500 https://flic.kr/s/aHskxdpdnQ
'88 S-10 Blazer https://flic.kr/s/aHsjYGx4Md

Previous Rides:
1993 Chevy S-10 ext. cab, 4.3L, 4/5 drop (Sold)
1993 Chevy C-1500 short/step Retro-Rod (Sold)
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