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Old 04-11-2008, 07:31 PM   #1
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putting 08 alloys on 06 hd

I'm looking to upgrade the wheels on my 06 regular cab 2500hd. I was looking at a set of takeoffs from an 08 that are 17" and an inch wider, and wondering if there would be any rubbing/ or other issues.It would be great to get some bigger tires on there! The 16'' steels arent cutting it anymore.
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Old 04-12-2008, 12:40 AM   #2
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Re: putting 08 alloys on 06 hd

Should be fine. Just remember your speedometer and odometer will not be as accurate anymore. It could be off a good bit, you will be going faster than what the speedo registers because of the larger diameter wheel/tire combo.

Other than that you should be fine.

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Old 04-22-2008, 06:03 AM   #3
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Re: putting 08 alloys on 06 hd

to the board, should fit fine, not that much bigger, what does ur truck have for motor, trans, reg or crew cab, etc?
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