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    Default Can I change tire size

    I have a 98 GMC 2500 4X4 with 16 inch tires. Can I go to the more common size 17 inch wheels and tires? Thanks.

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    Yes you can go to 17" wheels, but you'd have to get matching you cant use 16" rims on a 35x12.50x17 tire. Hope this helps.
    2005 Chevy Silverado Z71 in Black

    6" BDS Suspension Lift | 3" BDS Body Lift |17" Rock Crawler Stellies | 35" Cooper STTs | 4.56 Yukon Gears | AirAid CAI and TBS | Flowmaster 40s | HyperPAC Programmer

    2001 TJ Sahara in Sienna

    3.5" RE Suspension Lift | 33x12.50 Baja MTZs | D30/44 | ROKMEN Merc Front Bumper | Warn Rockcrawler Rear w/ Carrier | Warn M8000 Winch

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    as for more common the 16 is way more common than the 17 and tires are cheeper buy you can change rim size as long as you get a tire that will fit

    2003 Z71 Silverado LS
    Access roll up cover
    Bed Rails
    Billet Grill insert
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    CB with PA system
    Waiting to be installed
    Two 8in RF HX2 punch( would have 12s but they got stolen)

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    you will find better tire selection in the 17 alot of offroad tires favor a 17 and up selection because 16" custom wheels are'nt that popular not to mention if you can get in good with dirt racers there tires are almost always 17x12.50x35 and you can get em a little thrashed for 20bucks.i've been running off road only tires for years they come prebalanced from race cutting and there good for 120mph and the hoe4 runs pretty smooth up there

    99 tahoe 2 dr. 4x4 7.4 4L80-e NP246, SAS, dana 60 hp, sterling 10.5 rear, gibson headers, and alot of tricks of the trade !!!!!!IF YOU'RE NOT CHEATING YOUR NOT TRYING!!!!!!!!

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