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Big tires small wheel.

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by TC4x4, Dec 18, 2006.

  1. TC4x4

    TC4x4 1/2 ton status

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    What is the biggest size tire that i can fit on my stock chevy k5 15 inch wheels. And whould bead locks help that? thanks guys
     
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    31's. You'll need to go to twenny fo's to fit anything bigger than that. And I recommend negative backspacing, at least 4 inches.
     
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    Oh my...............................:eek1:
     
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    Oh no...not this early. :rolleyes:
     
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    I was wondering if you'd catch this one. :haha:
     
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    get a rope
     
  8. Confedneck79K30

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    well i would suggest a 285 75 r 16, a little bead sealer and it'll fit no problem, 15" k5 wheels have a specifically designed lip to allow for such a fitment, otherwise i suggest some bud wheels with low pros
     
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    and for beadlocks, i suggest some drywall screws every 6" around the tire and aluminum rivets in between the drywall screws, the drywall screws have such a high tensile rating that the aluminum rivets provide a little flex to prevent the drywall screws from snapping...
     
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    are you kidding??Bubbas sensores were going off as it was being typed.:haha:
     
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    so thats what i did wrong?!!i went every 8 inches. dadgumit.
     
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    :haha::haha::haha::haha::haha::haha::haha::haha::haha::haha::haha::haha::haha::haha:

    Don't get them off center though...
     
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    well to actualy answer your question, as big as you want, 44 fore sure, i think the new 52"boggers only are for 20's maybe 17 cant remember.

    beadlocks are only a worry if you are going to air down, use the search to check on beadlock, LOTS of good discution on it already.

    and if your thinking about bigger tires your RIMS are the LEASE of your worrys!

    dave
     
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    make sure it has 10-bolts, if it has anything other than 10 bolts, take them out and ill trade you up for free...
     
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    60's and 70's have 10 bolts:whistle:
     
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    but it is still funny.
     
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    I think fumes has something that will clear that up:whistle::D
     
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    my eyes!!!!!:haha: :haha:
     

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