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Will a 35" tire

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by lancer, Aug 19, 2009.

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  1. lancer

    lancer Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts ROTM Winner

    fit under a 2" leveling kit and 3" body lift?
  2. kgibson181

    kgibson181 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    what size tires are on that now? Depending on whats on it now, and by the looks of its current stance it looks like the max with a leveling kit and 3 inch body would be 34s trimming (how much trimming depending on the width) and 33's with no trim except of maybe the front valance
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2009
  3. masterfoxscout

    masterfoxscout Rockstar ROTM Winner 100 Posts

    I'm going to say no. I had a 6" suspension kit, and they still rubbed...I'm quite sure 35s would be a poor choice for the application you are going for; 33s, a perfect choice.
  4. lancer

    lancer Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts ROTM Winner

    it has a 265/70/17 on it now. i was kinda figuring a 35 wouldn't fit with a suspension kit. my funds just got cut in half so i'm looking at ways to still get height and run a 35. guess i'll have to start looking at 33's :frown:
  5. kgibson181

    kgibson181 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Well the tires on it are bigger than I thought. 265/70/17 is almost a 32 inch tire. With the body lift and level you should definately clear 34 inch tires. If you do try 35's you will probably have alot of rubbing and a lot of trimming to do, At least up front
  6. chevyman2004

    chevyman2004 Rockstar 100 Posts

    mportanI think the rule of thumb is if u want 35" tires u need a 6" lift. The offset of the rims is also very important in determining if a wheel and tire will fit or not. I think 33s will work well for u just make sure the rim doesn't have alot of negative offset.
  7. Chevyman224

    Chevyman224 Rockstar 100 Posts

    if u plan on sticking with your stock rims they will fit.
  8. ippielb

    ippielb Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    I have 33's on my 2002 silverado, they're hardly any smaller then 35's. You only lose one inch of rubber around the rim.
  9. kgibson181

    kgibson181 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

  10. lancer

    lancer Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts ROTM Winner

    my stock rims have 5.25 backspacing (finally measured the other day) i'm looking to go atleast a 35 cuz my factory tires are a 31 and don't wanna spend alot of money for 2". i'll have to keep looking. most lift say they need a minumum bs of 4.5" so i think if i understand right i'll be ok with the stock wheels :happy:

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