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  1. #1
    Jr. Apprentice
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    Nov 2010
    Dickinson, Texas, United States

    Default stock wheel tire sizes

    I was wondering if there were info on the dimensions of the stock 18" wheels for a 2009 silverado 4x4 Z71. i have bfgoodwrench 265/65r/18 at duelers on now. I really like the look of my stock wheels and was really looking at my options for tires that would fit the stock wheels. I plan on getting a leveling kit with add a leaf in the rear after 36k miles once the warrenty expires bumper to bumper.

    I don't see anyone here that keeps the stock wheels... wierd to me i like the chevy logo and the aluminum finish imo

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    Welcome to the club. The stock 18" wheel is 8" wide. There are alot of guys on the site running stock wheels with larger tires and leveling kits. Stick around and I'm sure you will see some.

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    Jr. Apprentice
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Dickinson, Texas, United States


    ok thanks! guess that rules nitto mud grapplers out of my options :(

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    Jul 2010
    Denver, CO
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    I am running stock rims and my 315/70/17s fit just fine. If you're only adding a leveling kit, the stock rims should work with most tires that fit without rubbing. Here is a link to my albums with larger pics. It's hard to see from the signature pic.

    Mike (Denver, CO) - 2008 Sierra 1500 Z71 SLE 5.3L 4WD

    SUSPENSION: Rancho 4" Suspension Lift; Rancho RS9000XL Shocks; Rancho Skid Plates; Rancho MyRide Wireless Shock Controller;
    BFG All Terrain KO 315/70/17
    DRIVE TRAIN: 4.56 Gears; Detroit TrueTrac Differential; True Cool 40k Transmission Cooler
    PERFORMANCE: DiableSport Predator Tuner; Custom Tuned by Diablew; Magnaflow Exhaust; AFE Cold Air Intake
    ELECTRONICS: Kenwood DNX6180 Touchscreen; Subthump box w/10" Kicker; Driver Information Center (DIC); Rear View Camera
    ACCESSORIES: Westin Brush/Grill Gaurd; Westin Nerf Bars; Truxedo Tonneau; 20% Tint; Tow Mirrors w/Heat & Signals

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    The 18" stock wheels look GREAT , I just added them to mine( got rid of the 17" steelies) mounted 305/60/18's
    2011 Silverado Crew Cab Z71 LT , 5.3L , Flowmaster Super 44 Series, Deleted 3rd Cat , DeBadged , Carbon Fiber Wrapped Bowties, 20% Front window tint , Airaid Tube with stock Filter box.

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    Legend Bigbomber's Avatar
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    Feb 2010


    Welcome to the site!.I have stock 17s i plan to keep them and mount 285s on them next year.
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