Author Topic: 85 GMC C1500 lowering, wheels, tires  (Read 581 times)

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85 GMC C1500 lowering, wheels, tires
« on: January 16, 2020, 10:31:50 AM »
I have read for hours and Im shocked there isnt a sticky thread on tires, wheels fitment. I own a Chevelle and the Truck is my wifes she just got; 85 GMC C1500 long wheel base with factory 305, no rust, orig pain and 55K orig miles.

Want to lower 2.5 front, 4 rear: then new wheels & tires.

I have zero experience with this truck but my guess is 18 x 8-9 wheels with 5 backspacing should work.

Id rather hear from others with same or greater lowering measurements as to what they are running please.
Any responses much appreciated.

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Re: 85 GMC C1500 lowering, wheels, tires
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2020, 12:58:28 AM »
did you look
its full of people who drop their trucks and what wheels they use. im sorry im no more help but i have 0 experience with dropping a truck
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