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Will these tires work for my truck?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by JimmyJuneau, Mar 13, 2003.

  1. JimmyJuneau

    JimmyJuneau 1/2 ton status

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    Will 33x12.50/15's tsl's fit on my 1985 stock rim? Also wil they fit without rubbing It is all stock with no lift? Since I live in CA now I only have been driving on the pavement so theres not allot of flexing going on. Rigth now I have 31x11.50/15's on it. /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
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    I have 33 TSLs on 15"x10" rims. The TSls are a "tall" 33" and are closer to 34". Interco recommends a 10" rim.
     
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    I put 33 X 12.50's on mine before I lifted the front and it rubbed even when driving on the street, this is with 15 X 10" rims.
    I then lifted it 2 1/2 inches, trimmed the front fender in the front and back and took of my sway bar. At Tierra del Sol I had a little rub in a few places where I was all flexed out but nothing that would damage tires or sheet metal.
     
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    Ok what if the read is only 50% left? Will that affeect any rubbing?
     
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    You'd probably need to lose more tread than that to keep from rubbing. Go with narrow but tall tires, lift, cut, or face the consequences.
     
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    Well I cant lift it yet cause I dont have the front srpings and brake lines yet. And Im jobless. So it looks like Ill just look for a different tire to put on the truck.
     
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    32x11.5's cleared on my last truck ('83 w/stock rally wheels, 2 leaf front springs) but there are still a lot of variables to work around. They might be an option for you.

    If you need tires bad, and not just for looks, it never hurts to check around with the used tire places. I've gone that route in the past...not much tread left usually, but enough to be legal, and a LOT less than new.
     

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