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    Smile new chevy owner need help!

    hey guys i am a first time chevy owner and would like some input on a few things.
    i have a 06 silverado crew cab 4x4 and love it!

    1. i raised the torsion bars 7/8 inch to get level. what is the max tire i could fit with that?

    2. if i added a 1" torsion key to the front and 1" block in rear what size tire could i fit?

    3. what is the stock rim width for my 17" wheel?

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    Welcome to the site.

    1.Depends on rim diameter and offset.
    2.Depends on rim diameter and offset.
    3. Stock 17" rims are 7.5" wide.

    What kind of look are you trying to achieve? Most torsion key kits give you around 3" of lift, are you keeping the stock rims? If that is the case you can fit 305/65/17, 285/75/17, depends what you want.

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    Cool new chevy owner needs help

    Is it a 1500 or 2500?

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    Quote Originally Posted by silveradotrailblazer View Post
    Is it a 1500 or 2500?
    Good point, I just assumed 1500 because he asked about 17" stock rims. Don't 2500's have 16"?

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    new at this also! its a crew cab 1500 lt2 4x4. i'm hoping to do 305/70/17 on stock rims. i raised torsion bar 7/8" to make level.

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