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04-06-2010, 07:18 PM #1
can 17" rims replace 16" stock rims??
Can you upgrade to 17" rims without changing anything?? I would like to get some new rims but most are 17", just a thought here!!!Thanks.:great:Semper FI
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04-06-2010, 07:33 PM #2
Nothing mechanical on your truck, the only thing you'd need are the 17" diameter TIRES. I went from 16" tires to 18" tires on my 2002 silverado, didn't need anything, i still have good stopping power. Actually found with my larger rims, that my brakes cooled off faster and actually increased my braking when driving through the city.
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04-06-2010, 08:16 PM #3
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I have 17s on my 1988, and they had 16s before... Easy to do.Mike
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