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2011 18" Wheel pressure

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by 5Cent, Apr 4, 2011.

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  1. 5Cent

    5Cent New Member

    Anyone know what the max wheel pressure is on the 2011 Aluminum wheel is? I'm looking to get out of the P tires asap and into some LT's, but most LT's are higher than 35psi (stock).
  2. Blacksheep1

    Blacksheep1 New Member 100 Posts

    I don't know bout the 2011's but I run 50lbs. in my stock 1998 aluminum wheels
  3. 5Cent

    5Cent New Member

    Did you see it marked on the inside of the wheel when changing tires?
  4. mfleetwood

    mfleetwood New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    It may be contained on the sticker located in the driver's side door jam. I know recommended tire pressure is...Not sure if it mentions anything about rims or not.
  5. stephan

    stephan New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Are you asking about how much air pressure the wheel can take? Or are you asking what the load rating of the wheel is (how much weight it can carry) Rest assured the wheel can take more air pressure than you should EVER subject your tires to, so no worries there (unless the wheel has a crack or a flaw in it already) For tire pressures either follow what is written on your tires or what is on the label on the door jam.
    If you're asking about the load rating of the wheel, pull one off & look on the inside wheel surface. It may/should be cast in to the surface. Mine are 2950 lbs each & the numbers were cast in when they were built. You may be able to use a flashlight & see it through the spokes without taking the wheel off.
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2011
  6. 5Cent

    5Cent New Member

    Gotcha, for some reason I had a dumbass attack this morning, I was thinking about the camper wheels. 1 piece wheels r on the trucks no?
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2011

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