2001 1500 tire size question

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by Shawn3, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. Shawn3

    Shawn3 New Member

    i own a 2001 silverado 1500 and i was wondering if 285/70/17 will fit? the only changes that have been made to my ride that may affect it is i turned the torsion keys all the way up.
  2. retired2001

    retired2001 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the GMTruckClub! The new larger tires may fit, but you may need to put different "keys" on the bars to re-index them. I'm afraid you are going to eat up the cv joints. Good luck!
  3. murdog94

    murdog94 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    WElcome aboard.
  4. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the club. The 285's will fit with a leveling or cranking the torson bars (stiffen ride) and the stock size and offset wheel.
  5. Eddie Z71

    Eddie Z71 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Hi, and welcome to the site!

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