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Thread: I need help choosing new wheels!
06-05-2011, 09:35 PM #1
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I need help choosing new wheels!
Hey everyone, I have a 2003 GMC Sierra z71 ext cab, and I'm looking to get new wheels along with a small 2 inch leveling lift. I do off road a lot, since I am in Georgia.. So I want something that is going to be able to handle a good beating, but still look really good when I clean them up. Also, my truck is white, and I would like to go with gloss black wheels. I just can't decide on which ones would look the best without sacrificing performance. If anyone has any photos of their white trucks from my era with black wheels that would really help.
06-05-2011, 09:40 PM #2
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- Piermont,NY, back in Northern NJ now, But may be in IL soon....
How about these?08 Z71 Avalanche Mods to date: K&N CAI,Hellwig Swaybars and End Links, Corsa Sport Exhaust, Superchips Programer,IPCW LOF & 3rd brake light and tails, AMI Gas door,Show Hooks and Door locks, Enkei Wheels, with Pirelli tires, StreetScene Bowties, Grant Steering wheel,Muth signal mirrors,SSBC Big Brake kit,Huskyliner Mug gards,Floor mats and Hood shield, McGard Lug nuts and locks, Bedrug, Cervini's Ram Air hood,35watt HID Fog lights, Sylvania bulbs all around ZXE's Highs and Lows, WhiteNight Back up lights,Sirius and HD Radio, SnugTop sitting on deck now Got a Softopper on now,Tempress Boat Hatches.... New Bilstein shocks are on... New Mods coming soon..... X
06-05-2011, 10:00 PM #3
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To be honest I don't really like the street look on them. I want something with a little more off road spunk. Thanks for the reply though!
Your truck looks really nice with them
Last edited by GMmonster; 06-05-2011 at 10:02 PM.
06-05-2011, 11:56 PM #4
American Racing Thugs, they have a teflon coating so everything just beads off of them.
Picture is from another member's truck.
Last edited by ippielb; 06-05-2011 at 11:59 PM.
www.youtube.com/ippielb 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 z71 1985 Chevrolet Silverado k10 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500hd 6.6l LLY Duramax 6.5" BDS Suspension Lift Edelbrock Carb & Polished Intake Manifold & Valve Covers NAPC Race Transmission & NAPC Built Transfer Case EFI Live Comp Cam and Valvetrain Snow Performance Methanol Injection 35" Toyo Open Country Mud Terrain on 18" Ion Alloy 179's Headman Long Tube Headers and True Dual Exhaust FASS 150gph Titanium Series Pump AirAid Cold Air Intake with K&N Dry Filter & AirAid PowerAid Throttle Body Spacer 2" Suspension Lift 33x12.50r15 Tires EFI Live & AFE Stage 2 Intake Pacesetter Long Tube Headers with Cats Gone True Dual Exhaust FlowPro 3.73 Gears Yukon Grizzly Locker with Mag-Hytec Cover & Traction Bars NGK Iridium Tips & MSD Ignition Plug Wires Baja Spare Tire Holder 33x13.5 Hankook rt03 18" XD Rims Innovate LC-1 Wideband o2 Sensor x2 HID's all around LED taillights and 3rd brake light BDS Dual Steering Stabilizers Pioneer Double-DIN Touchscreen Navigation with Two 10" Subs under rear seat Electric Fan Autometer Pressure, Boost, and Pyro Gauges 4.56 Gears Airlift Air Bag Suspension
06-06-2011, 12:22 AM #5
I have Cragar soft 8's on my truck, cheap at ~$65 each. Also check out the XD Hoss, XD Addict, American Racing Mojave and Pro Comp Rock Crawlers. They're all good looking off road-style wheels IMO:
XD Addict: http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=...w=1280&bih=696
American Racing Mojave: http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=...w=1280&bih=696
Pro Comp Rock Crawler: http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=...w=1280&bih=696
Last edited by TELORVEHC; 06-06-2011 at 12:24 AM.04 ECSB Custom silver & grey, Soft 8's, BFG KO's, ReadyLift Leveling Kit, Hellwig front sway bar, K&N filter, DeeZee EZ-Down, Rhino liner, Alpine CDE103BT, Rockford 6.5's, 12" V.A.T. Hammer Pro in a Subthump box, Alpine PowerPack amp, Hifonics amp, BackRack w/ 55w 5000k HID KC Daylighters, KC light bar with 4 KC Slimlites, UWS toolbox, Shaved Antenna mod, Black Bowtie, LED backup, license plate, dome lights & 3rd brake light
06-06-2011, 02:08 PM #6
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Thanks for the help guys, these are all sick. I just bought exhaust so It'll be a while before I can get em and some Nitto Trail Grapplers to go with em. I really like the look of those ATX wheels, and the AR Thugs. I wish there was a way to look at all these with some mud tires actually on my truck..
06-06-2011, 02:22 PM #7
AmericanRacing new Ledge188 and Slot186 are avaible in black and I think look good. Also I think the MickeyThompson SideBiter looks good.:cool:
2005 Chevy Silverado Z71 Crew Cab
6" Skyjacker lift w/Edlebrock dual front remote resoviour shocks, single rear remote. Rancho skid-plate.
17" x 9" M/T Classic Lock Wheels, 35" BFG A/T or M/T tires
4.10 PercisionGears w/factory locker, T/A Performance rear-end cover
Banks CAI intake, ported throttlebody, JBA coated headers, over-sized Magnaflow cats, Magnaflow cat back exhaust, Diablo tuned
B&M aluminum deep transmission pan
Warn brush guard w/Warn 9.5 XP winch, PIAA bulbs, Line-X bedliner, AWS Black tool chest, Extang tonneau cover
Weather Tech floor mats
Cover-Craft seat covers
Dash mat cover
Formula One window tint
One black Lab in rear seat.
06-06-2011, 02:42 PM #804 ECSB Custom silver & grey, Soft 8's, BFG KO's, ReadyLift Leveling Kit, Hellwig front sway bar, K&N filter, DeeZee EZ-Down, Rhino liner, Alpine CDE103BT, Rockford 6.5's, 12" V.A.T. Hammer Pro in a Subthump box, Alpine PowerPack amp, Hifonics amp, BackRack w/ 55w 5000k HID KC Daylighters, KC light bar with 4 KC Slimlites, UWS toolbox, Shaved Antenna mod, Black Bowtie, LED backup, license plate, dome lights & 3rd brake light
06-09-2011, 12:32 AM #9
Hey man take a look at my profile i got the NEW Rockstarr xd series machined black 18 inch rims for all 4 i only paid $700 i havent seen anyone here with them yet!
2008 Chevy Silverado Ext. Cab Lt Z71 5.3 V8
7.5 Inch Rough Country Suspension Lift
RBP Replica Grille Black w Chrome Rivets
Recon Smoked Cab Roof Lights
N-Fab Powdercoated Gloss black Cab Length Nerf Steps
5% Tint over 20% all the way around / 5% Eyebrow Strip
AVS Smoked Window Visors
Z71 Stickers Black & Metallic Silver
Tow Mirrors / Smoked Turn Signals
XM Satellite Radio Fin / Color Matched
Interior Plastic Pieces / Color Matched
Power Acoustic Tweeters
Painted Bowties / Color Matched
Painted Door Handles / Color Matched
Smittybilt Bull Bar / Color Matched
Custom Rolled Edge Exhaust Tips / Color Matched
Custom 2.5 Inch Cat Back True Dual Exhaust
Flowmaster Super 40 Series Dual in / Dual out
Magnaflow Tru-X Pipe
K&N Air Filter
18x9 Rockstars Machined Black
Center Caps / Color Matched
33.13.50 Nitto Terra Grapplers
New Front Wheel Well Liners
Eagle Eye Black L.E.D. Tailights
Eagle Eye Black L.E.D. Third Brake Light / Smoked
Eagle Eye Black L.E.D. Halo Projector Headlights
Notto HID Kit 10,000k Low beams
Recon L.E.D. Light Bar
Buschwacker OE Style Tailgate Cap
AMI Gloss Black Antenna
Debadged Chrome Lettering
Door Molding Removed
06-09-2011, 06:15 PM #10
mickey thompson soft 8s03 Silverado 1500
2 Blaupunkt 10" vW1000 subs in Subthump box
ProComp Level Lift & 3" rear blocks
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