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post #1 of (permalink) Old 12-08-2002, 10:20 AM
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What Size rims can I run?

I have a 73 chevy 3/4 4x4 and want to know what is the smallest size rim is that will fit my truck. I heard that I could run a 16"rim but was also told that the smallest I could go is 16.5" that is what I have on my truck now.
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 12-08-2002, 10:39 AM
 
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Re: What Size rims can I run?

if you dont mind grinding the calipers, you can run 15" inch wheels. It may not sound to safe, but quite a few have done it successfully.
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Re: What Size rims can I run?

The factory 8 lug white ones are 16"
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Re: What Size rims can I run?

<font color="blue">Here read this article. It will show you how to grind the calipers to run 15's [img]images/graemlins/cool.gif[/img]. The article was written for a D60 but it applys to any 3/4 ton 10bolt or D44 as well. Here's the link. Caliper Grinding Article </font color>
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