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    Default Wheel upgrade for Suburban

    I have a 97 2500 Suburban that has the original OEM steelies on it. I have managed to bend the front wheel so I need to replace it and I am thinking of upgrading to an alloy wheel. I have been looking at the newer OEM pull offs like the newer 17" HD rims. Would there be any problems with swapping these in terms of offset? I am running 285/65s right now and thought I could keep that size. is the extra inch an issue?

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    welcome to the forum! I don't think that there will be a problem running the newer rims but I'm not positive. Hopefully someone else will chime in.
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    as long as the bolt pattern and rim diameter are the same they will fit. they are probably the same offset or very similar
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    I had 97 Yukon & used 2002 Toyota Forerunner wheels (cheep), I just needed new lugs from local tire shop.

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