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New Wheels on old Axles

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by LovesDunes, May 13, 2006.

  1. LovesDunes

    LovesDunes Registered Member

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    Will wheels from a newer 8 lug chevy truck have the same bolt pattern as the old 8 lug axles on my Blazer? The axles are from a 79 3/4 ton pickup.
     
  2. timmay

    timmay Registered Member

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    Yes. My friend ran factory aluminum wheels from an '03 2500HD on his '78 3/4 ton axles in his '84 Blazer.
     
  3. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    ford was the stupid ones to change. gm and dodge still the same.
     
  4. MNorby

    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    one thing to check, and I'm not sure what GM uses on the newer ones, but some wheels are hub centric meaning centered by a machines lip on the hub and others are centered with the lug nut accorns. Might duble check that. Also make sure it will fit over the hubs in the center hole.
     
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    rumbly truck 1/2 ton status

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    I am running the factory alloy 8 lugs on my 1985 k-3500, they center up perfect on the hub. I just took them off for the summer. These came off of a 2002 duramax. Hope that helps.
     
  6. LovesDunes

    LovesDunes Registered Member

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    Thanks Guys
     
  7. Chevy305

    Chevy305 6 Lug 14bsf Status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I see a lot of people using Hummer wheels on their rigs
     
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    4xcrazy 3/4 ton status

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    :D :D :D :D
     
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  9. Chevy305

    Chevy305 6 Lug 14bsf Status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    They do look good, I must say. :cool1:
     

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