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Old 10-06-2018, 12:21 PM   #1
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Need wheel and tire size ideas

I need some help with picking the right wheels and tires. I thought about going with factory rally wheels but I kinda want to go 20ís with a 4/6 drop.
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Old 10-06-2018, 12:22 PM   #2
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Re: Need wheel and tire size ideas

Yes the wheels on it are 20’s right now but they are flaking real bad and I’m not sure if I like them.
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Old 10-07-2018, 08:27 AM   #3
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Re: Need wheel and tire size ideas

The 17" aftermarket ralleys look good, with and without a drop. Use around a 275/50 rear tire and a 245/50 or 255/50 front tire.
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Old 10-07-2018, 11:04 AM   #4
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The 17" aftermarket ralleys look good, with and without a drop. Use around a 275/50 rear tire and a 245/50 or 255/50 front tire.
Thanks. I really do like the rallies.
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Old 10-08-2018, 02:03 PM   #5
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Re: Need wheel and tire size ideas

On a Suburban, which I assume shares the same basics up front. A standard dia tire scrubs the top of the inner fender when the suspension is near bottoming out. I changed mine to a 3" drop up front with smaller tires to make it a 4" drop.

It got to the point I would cringe when I would hit a big bump waiting on the scrubbing sound that always came.
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Old 10-08-2018, 04:59 PM   #6
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Re: Need wheel and tire size ideas

I run a 5" front drop with 245/50/17's or 255/45/17's depending on my mood over the years. The 245/50's will hit the inner fender on really huge bumps, but they are so few and far between I don't even think about it. The 255/45's never hit.
For your truck I'd go 18"s. If I could get my current rims in 18"s I would probably switch.
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Old 10-09-2018, 12:14 AM   #7
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Re: Need wheel and tire size ideas

235/45/18 Front
265/35/20 rear

long story, but here shortly i will have this combo for sale....on order is the same set up but 20 all around.
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Old 10-09-2018, 06:16 AM   #8
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235/45/18 Front
265/35/20 rear

long story, but here shortly i will have this combo for sale....on order is the same set up but 20 all around.
That is a good looking truck!!!! Does that set up to mess with the speedometer at all? Did you c- notch the back? What drop did you do 4/6?
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Old 10-10-2018, 06:27 PM   #9
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Re: Need wheel and tire size ideas

i havent messed with or checked speedo....just cruise with the flow, it is currently under going a motor swap and will all be rectified

the front is bell tech spindles with shockwaves from ridetech (DONT BOTHER ASKING NOW)

the rear is a belltech notch, stock bed floor and a KP 6 link on bags as well

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