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can 17" rims replace 16" stock rims??

Discussion in 'Chevy Truck Accessories' started by 08bowtie, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. 08bowtie

    08bowtie New Member

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    Can you upgrade to 17" rims without changing anything?? I would like to get some new rims but most are 17", just a thought here!!!Thanks.:rofl:
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  2. ippielb

    ippielb New Member

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    Nothing mechanical on your truck, the only thing you'd need are the 17" diameter TIRES. I went from 16" tires to 18" tires on my 2002 silverado, didn't need anything, i still have good stopping power. Actually found with my larger rims, that my brakes cooled off faster and actually increased my braking when driving through the city.
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  3. murdog94

    murdog94 New Member

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    I have 17s on my 1988, and they had 16s before... Easy to do.
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