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Old 11-13-2012, 08:03 PM   #76
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15x8 ralleys mounted up last night. traded some old mustang wheels i had, i also got a suburban rear bumper, new gauge cluster, bezel, and stuffs, having friends with lots of parts is awesome.


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Old 11-15-2012, 10:43 PM   #77
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Finally, i can add my 86 to this thread
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Old 11-15-2012, 11:41 PM   #78
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couldnt find the relocation bolt holes on my truck. are the covered by the spring knuckles/hangers?
No, there aren't any. You have to measure and drill your own.

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Cutting them is free, and it rides fine.
Yep, exactly. There are lots of springs available, but for the price of a sawzall blade or cutoff disk why not give it a go?
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Old 11-15-2012, 11:46 PM   #79
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Old 11-16-2012, 02:00 AM   #80
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my lowered 74 on rallies with 235/75/15 tires
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Old 11-16-2012, 08:44 AM   #81
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I have a set of those wheels in black off of a police Tahoe..What size tires are those?
Is the wheel 7"?

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Old 11-16-2012, 11:27 AM   #82
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I have a set of those wheels in black off of a police Tahoe..What size tires are those?
Is the wheel 7"?

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Looks great by the way..
To be honest im not 100% sure. There 15" off of a 454 ss. I checked out the Chevy website and it said they were 8.5, but im not for sure. I dig the black ones, I'll trade lol. I need to put my center caps on, it looks ten times better with them on, but I have to buy all new lugs for the cap covers to screw on, and the caps are about 2.50 a piece.
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:33 AM   #83
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To be honest im not 100% sure. There 15" off of a 454 ss. I checked out the Chevy website and it said they were 8.5, but im not for sure. I dig the black ones, I'll trade lol. I need to put my center caps on, it looks ten times better with them on, but I have to buy all new lugs for the cap covers to screw on, and the caps are about 2.50 a piece.
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sorry im misread what you asked. The fronts are 275/60 and the back is 265/70. I think I may have mixed the up, I have a terrible memory.
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Old 11-16-2012, 12:19 PM   #84
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I dig the black ones, I'll trade lol. I need to put my center caps on, it looks ten times better with them on, but I have to buy all new lugs for the cap covers to screw on, and the caps are about 2.50 a piece.
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That's funny..I like the chrome ones.
But I think I'm going to try the black with a black center cap(truck is silver)
I like the stance of your truck..How much is that lowered infront?
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Old 11-16-2012, 01:25 PM   #85
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That's funny..I like the chrome ones.
But I think I'm going to try the black with a black center cap(truck is silver)
I like the stance of your truck..How much is that lowered infront?
5.5" front drop. 3" coils and 2.5 spindles
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Old 11-20-2012, 02:11 PM   #86
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6/8 drop. DJM 3" spindles and hangers/shackles both set at 1". Western Chassis 2" springs cut down to 3" and flip kit. 15x8 rallies. 235/70 front and 275/60 rear.
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Old 11-20-2012, 04:25 PM   #87
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Not as low as what you may be looking for but...here the 2/4 drop I just did for comparison.
Front - 2" drop springs and Nitro drop shocks with energy suspension bushings. Rear - 4" with drop shackles and hangers. Wheels -15x8 Pacer rims with Firehawk Indy 500 275/60R15's
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Old 11-20-2012, 06:10 PM   #88
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Not as low as what you may be looking for but...here the 2/4 drop I just did for comparison.
Front - 2" drop springs and Nitro drop shocks with energy suspension bushings. Rear - 4" with drop shackles and hangers. Wheels -15x8 Pacer rims with Firehawk Indy 500 275/60R15's
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Old 11-21-2012, 04:06 AM   #89
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This is my shop truck and dirt bike hauler.

Mechanicaly solid but the body is rusted out.
5.5/8 drop
215/70R15 fronts and 235/75R15 rears
Cut the front springs
Flip kit in the rear, removed overload and 2 other leafs and added air shocks.
Rides like a cadillac. The front is a little soft with the half ton springs. 3/4 ton springs would be better. Im going to eventually install some drop spindles, c-notch and bags, but Im in no hurry.
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Old 06-27-2014, 02:36 PM   #90
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87 GMC Sierra with 15x8 rims and McGaughys 4/6 static drop with new shocks. Rides better than stock.
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Old 06-27-2014, 04:30 PM   #91
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87 GMC Sierra with 15x8 rims and McGaughys 4/6 static drop with new shocks. Rides better than stock.
awesome truck... same look i am going for on my 86 (see build thread)... I have Mcgaughy's 2.5 spindles, Western Chassis flip kit on the rear. I have 15x8 rallies in front 15x10 out back... again, nice look man!!!!

Pensacola eh? how many times you been to Panama City?
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Old 06-27-2014, 04:51 PM   #92
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Western Chassis 2.5 drop spindles and rear 4" drop hanger kit, 3/4ton 8 leaf springs, stock front 1/2ton coils. 235/75/15 on 15X8" rallys.
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Thanks. Man I haven't been to Panama City in a long time. I use to go all of the time. Its only like an hour and a half away.
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4.5/8in drop.
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Thanks. Man I haven't been to Panama City in a long time. I use to go all of the time. Its only like an hour and a half away.
yeah i grew up around there... Club La Vela, and the Spinnaker man i miss those places LOL
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4.5/8in drop.
what grill do you have in your 82?
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nice two tone there!
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what grill do you have in your 82?
Painted stock 82 grille.
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