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Thread: 15'' wheels

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    Default 15'' wheels

    Is anyone running 15'' wheels on a 90's Suburban? I was under the impression that minimum wheel diameter for my 99 would be 16''. Trying to clear this up before i get new wheels. Wanna get my some 15x8 black steelies.

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    15s will fit all 92 to 99 Suburbans. Just try to keep the backspacing to at least 4.5 inches.

    97 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 5.7L
    78 GMC High Sierra K1500
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    I've got a set of 15's for my '98.
    '98 K1500 Suburban LS 5.7 L 4L60E NV246 ARB
    '92 Ford Explorer XLT 4x4 4.0 L A4LD BW13-54 Trac-loc rear
    "My toys were the greasy cogs and springs and pistons that lay around all over the place, and these, I can promise you, were far more fun to play with than most of the plastic rubbish children are given nowadays." Danny in Roald Dahl's Danny The Champion of the World

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    Jun 2006
    River Ridge Louisiana-4 miles W of New Orleans-didn't flood-water stopped 800 yards away.


    My 2wd 1500 1998 Suburban came with 235/75 15 tires wheels-
    I suspect those tiny tires help the mpg-
    They do look "small" but work just fine
    And it is very easy on tires-
    Bought it 23000 miles ago-had 20% left on front 50% on rear-still using those tires 23000 miles later(fronts are worn out- but I'll get another 6 months out of them)-decent tires might last 100,000 miles on this vehicle
    1998 suburban-
    1/2 ton

    199500 miles

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    I have black steel wheels on mine, but they aren't 15". I think I put on 17" wheels? I'll have to walk outside and look. I bought four spares from the 2000+ trucks, because their spare wheels are black steel. I think they look good!
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