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17 to 16" rim

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by Squires, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. Squires

    Squires Senior Member
    Messages: 257

    Anyone know if 16in chev rims will fit the new style with 17's or are the breaks too big on the new style?
  2. mkwl

    mkwl 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,362

    I'd imagine it'd fit, as the larger (3/4 and 1 ton SRW) trucks come with 16" steel wheels standard, I'd say you'd be fine putting on 16" rims. Remember though- you'll need to make up the difference with the tires (so the diameter of the tire is consistent), otherwise your speedo will be off.
  3. chitown sparky

    chitown sparky Senior Member
    Messages: 153

    I have a 07 2500 with 16" rims on mine if that helps i have discs all the way around also

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,362

    The 17's are an option, 16's are standard. Brakes are the same on the Classic to NBS anyway.