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Old 05-26-2015, 08:14 PM
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Has anyone figured out how to put bigger wheels on a first generation with out having to do a spring lift? Very interested in the feed back.
 
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Old 05-26-2015, 11:37 PM
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Are you asking about tires or wheels? Wheels are easy, just need to keep the same diameter tire on the larger wheel.

Larger tires? Yep, you need a lift of your choice.
 
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Old 05-27-2015, 12:35 AM
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No lift needed to put about 1.5 in taller tire on. I have done it. And glad I didnt lift the truck as I really wanted a better handling vehicle. Yup 1st gen.
 
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Well I ran 15's forever but they got to costing more and more because they are getting obsolete. I found some 18's that came off a 2013 camaro that strongly resemble the factory rimms that came on it. I love the tires and I dont so much mind the rough riding as it's not really that much of a difference. My concern is that the tire doesn't fill the wheel well like I'd want it to because of the lift. Ive lowered it a few times by removing one of the three pegs on each side of the springs and it shrubs so I always put them back.
 
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if you own a sawzall you can fit 35 12.50 inch tires pretty easily

the front axle does not appreciate these big of tires though, i eventually downgraded to some crappy 33 inch thornbirds

 
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