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    Default Chipping away one step at a time - Need help with tires/wheels

    Hello all,

    Well, for much time I was debating on what kind of lift kit to get. I bounced around between Rancho, BDS, and Rough Counrty...Finally made up my mind and went with the BDS 4". Showed up yesterday, now I'm eager to put it on and get my wheels and tires set up.

    Running into some complications however:
    I'm about 80% Sure I want 305/55/20's...Goodyear Duratrac for tires. Anyone with experience??

    For rims, Helo he835 20x9 with a +18 offset. Wil

    So really what I'm looking for is...
    Will a 20x9" wheel with a +18 offset work with 305/55/20 tires with a 4" lift???

    This is on a 2011 Silverado 1500 Ext Cab.

    Thanks guys!

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    Is your truck 2wd or 4x4?

    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.

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    Yes it will work. Be ready for some rubbing and the possibility of trimming plastic. I ran essentially the same wheel/tire specs with 5" of lift and had some minor rub in some turning situations. It wasn't bad though, so don't worry. We will be needing pics.

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    Its a 4WD

    And cool, trimming plastic is no biggie, right? Thanks guys!

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    Trimming is easy, tin snips, razor knife, airsaw.

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    Alright guys, minor setback..
    the guy who ive been dealing with at discount tire can only get three wheels, its going to be 30 days until the 4th gets here. Im not waiting a month to get this project done, any suggestions on wheels? Im looking for black wheels with chrome accents.


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    Maybe ask him what wheels he can get for you in a timely manor.

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    XD's, Mazzi Hulks, BMF's, etc.

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    Went with Ultra Baron 20x9! Should be here tomorrow, then getting it installed as soon as possible! Pics will be posted!

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    I've never seen these before.

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