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Old 03-14-2019, 04:28 PM   #1
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97 regular cab short bed on 20s

Truck came with them and tires were scuffed so went with a narrower 245 45 r20 but not really thrilled with the look. Truck has a Belltech 2/4 drop. I have been reading posts about mid 70’s rally wheels, 15X8, but seems there is grinding required on the lower control arm and possibly the caliper, which I don’t want to do. Suggestions appreciated and how do I turn the pics ��
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Hope this works.

Nice looking truck.
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Re: 97 regular cab short bed on 20s

Are you thinking about lowering it more? Or just changing the rims & tires?
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Old 03-15-2019, 08:15 PM   #5
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Are you thinking about lowering it more? Or just changing the rims & tires?
Possibly rims and tires.
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Old 03-16-2019, 06:25 AM   #6
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Re: 97 regular cab short bed on 20s

I had a 90 GMC 20+years ago that was lowered about what you have. I had stock 8" rally's on it and didn't rub anything. I dunno what man. the kit was, possible with some grinding somewhere. But it's only 2", shouldn't have to do anything, that's not a lot. nice truck tho...
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Old 03-16-2019, 10:54 PM   #7
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Nice truck, wish you lived closer , I would buy the wheels and tires from you. I really like the way it looks.
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Yeah, cost prohibitive for sure. I am thinking mid 70’s Rally wheels without the wide trim rings.
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I found 4 square body 15x8 rally wheels so going to sell the 20s Found a thread to adapt the GMC centres as well. Probably going to go with 255 70r15s.
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I really like those old school rally's, agree on the wide trim rings, but I do think the smaller ones look sharpe!!
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I really like those old school rally's, agree on the wide trim rings, but I do think the smaller ones look sharpe!!
Also like the smaller narrower trim rings. The tabs on the ones that came with the wheels are heavily corroded so will need to find replacements.
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Those should look pretty good on your truck. Can't wait to see some pics of the truck with the wheels mounted.
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