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    Default Will 16x8 rims fit stock tires?

    As I can't afford a whole new rim + tire package (20" etc) im looking at getting some 16" rims
    only thing i can find is 16x8 6x5.5 bolt patterns
    my stock tiresize is 235/75/16 and a tireshop said alternate would be 245/70/16

    im buying winter tires in 245/70/16 and wanted to make sure both sizes fit?

    this website http://www.wheelsforless.com/GM_Truck.htm
    only says 235/70/16 and 245/75/16
    so would 235/75/16 and 245/70/16 still work?

    and would all rims be hubcentric if they're specifically 6x5.5?
    i have a 03 silverado rwd

    thanks!

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    Yeah those should fit! Stock wheels were actually 16x8 and they had 285's on them and never rubbed so you could probably go as large as that.

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    Not all 6x5.5 wheels are hubcentric. You have to ask the manufacture or the salesman.

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    I like the MotoMetals best.

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    235/75/16 is the stock size. 255/70/16 is a stock optional size. So your 235/75/16 tires will fit on there no problem.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jordanr1987 View Post
    i had those Moto Metals...same size...it was a good looking wheel...send pics once you get them installed!
    Mike - SoCal

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