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Old 09-23-2018, 05:49 PM   #1
ibinyth
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Wheel/tire size recommendations

Looking for some advice on wheel and tire size for my 70 c10 swb stepside

I'd like to run 17s but I'm but I'm not sure how wide I can go.. Currently 2/4 drop any advice on the best setup without sacrificing handling and nothing over a 40r tire
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Old 09-23-2018, 08:22 PM   #2
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Re: Wheel/tire size recommendations

I have 4.5" front drop with disc spindles and 2" springs. I'm running 235 55 17 on 17x8 inch rim with 4.5" backspace. Flip on leafs in the back netted 7" drop. Running 275 55 17 on 17x9 5" backspace with wider 71-72 rear axle.



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