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    Default Silverado Leveling Kit Tire Size?

    I have a 2004 Chevy Silverado Z71. I bought it with 07-10 dealer option 20 inch 6 spoke rims (torque thrust knock off). They have 275/55/20 for tires on them. I installed a tuff country leveling kit with add a leaf and front torsion keys. I got a full 2 inches out of the front. I bought a set of stock 2005 silverado 17 inch rims. I want to put 285/70/17 firestone destination a/t tires on but i want to know if they will rub at all. The rears will clear no problem but i wanna know if trimming is required in the front or not. Any info and advise is extremely appreciated. Thanks

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    Idk excatly what size tire that is but you can run 33's for sure with the leveling kit and AAL. The 33 might need to be a lil bit more narrow than a 33 12.50 without any rubbing for sure and it will fit man.

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    Ur about a 32" tall tire there might be minor trimming but it will only be when the tire is at fulll lock


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    Alright man, thank you for the info. I didnt wanna end up buyin em and find out they rub. Do u think they will rub when doin a little offroading through those good ol wisconsin farm fields?

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    Like i said above you could run 33's just would have to be narrow so either way you would be fine running 32's!

    2008 Chevy Silverado Ext. Cab Lt Z71 5.3 V8
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    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
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    AMI Gloss Black Antenna
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    U will be fine offroad my friend got an 08 and he dont rub at all


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    285/70/17 converts to 32.7/11.2/17 so in that case I should be set. Especially since im runnin stock 05 silverado 17s. Thanks for all the information guys. Greatly appreciated.

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