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    Default Virtual Wheel Simulator

    I have seen several posts recently about different size wheels and thought this would be fun to play with. At my local Tire shop they have a computer set up for the public to use to see what your vehicle would look like with different wheels and lifted/lowered etc. On their web site they have the same feature (without all the functions of the in-house version) but it is still fun to modify your ride by even selecting different colors and different style wheels for it. I selected my exact model of Silverado (even Crew Cab, Short box, 4X4, and Yellow) and was able to see it with 16", 17", 20", and even 22" wheels on it!
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    Tuff Country 6" lift, 35" Toyo M/T's on 20" Ultra Peacemaker wheels, Quadzilla Stealth2 programmer, Diamond Eye 5" cat-back exhaust, factory Special order color Yellow.

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    That's a pretty cool website
    1990 Chevy Suburban (4WD)

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    It is fun to play with! This is my truck according to the Simulator...


    Even the same size, style, and brand of wheel as my truck!

    Darcy
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    2006 Silverado 2500HD LT3 4X4 CC SB Duramax LBZ
    Tuff Country 6" lift, 35" Toyo M/T's on 20" Ultra Peacemaker wheels, Quadzilla Stealth2 programmer, Diamond Eye 5" cat-back exhaust, factory Special order color Yellow.

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    My second try I was able to get the color shading closer.
    Darcy
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    Tuff Country 6" lift, 35" Toyo M/T's on 20" Ultra Peacemaker wheels, Quadzilla Stealth2 programmer, Diamond Eye 5" cat-back exhaust, factory Special order color Yellow.

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    Wheel simulators for just about every car are popping up everywhere.
    Check out the VW bus version: Bus
    There is no way to happiness....happiness is the way.:yipi:
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    That's pretty cool. Visual marketing! i love it!

    Does Les Schwab still give out free beef?

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    It wouldn't let me add height or tires. :-(

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve View Post
    Does Les Schwab still give out free beef?
    Oh yeah!, they just finished up a huge promo giving away free beef to their customers. I have had an account there for 23 years and have never bought tires during the promotion Bad timing on my part.
    Darcy
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    2006 Silverado 2500HD LT3 4X4 CC SB Duramax LBZ
    Tuff Country 6" lift, 35" Toyo M/T's on 20" Ultra Peacemaker wheels, Quadzilla Stealth2 programmer, Diamond Eye 5" cat-back exhaust, factory Special order color Yellow.

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    That's a very handy tool. I think I found which rims I want for my 'burb now.
    Patrick
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    Looking at the anaytlics to the site, we get a lot of poeple who come here for this sort of thing. Just curious who uses it and what you think.

    Steve
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