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    lowering on 18s

    what size tires should i run with a 18 in rim and a 3/4 drop or would it be better with a 2/3 for bigger tires to protect the rims cause the roads suck around here. my truck is a stock 2000 s10 reg cab.....
    Brandon Paetzold

    2000 s10 , 3/3 ground force drop, beltech nitro drop shocks, 2001 corvette rims and tires, fbi roll pan, streetscene mirrors, painted ppg bermuda blue, all body work and paint done bymyself.

    1981 Chevy Silverado, reg cab short bed, rebuilt 350 with custom ground isky cam, edelbrock performer rpm heads, edelbrock rpm air gap and edelbrock carb, way to much more to list

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    Re: lowering on 18s

    what width are the 18s?
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    Re: lowering on 18s

    prolly 8 or 8.5s
    Brandon Paetzold

    2000 s10 , 3/3 ground force drop, beltech nitro drop shocks, 2001 corvette rims and tires, fbi roll pan, streetscene mirrors, painted ppg bermuda blue, all body work and paint done bymyself.

    1981 Chevy Silverado, reg cab short bed, rebuilt 350 with custom ground isky cam, edelbrock performer rpm heads, edelbrock rpm air gap and edelbrock carb, way to much more to list

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    Re: lowering on 18s

    go with about a 245/40, maybe a 245/35 if someone makes it
    Goldie: 99 RCSB 4.3, Auto, C5 Fronts, Fake AEM intake, Taylor wires, NGK 7397's, 6AL and Coil, 8k's, Magnaflow cat and muff., TB Mod, EGR Limiter, Girdle, Vette Servo, Pulleys, Leather Seats, IROCS, QA1s, W4M

    Kelly: 98 Z24 Cavalier, DD/beater, Plastidip paint job!, HID's/LED's, Knockoff intake.

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    Re: lowering on 18s

    which drop would you go with
    Brandon Paetzold

    2000 s10 , 3/3 ground force drop, beltech nitro drop shocks, 2001 corvette rims and tires, fbi roll pan, streetscene mirrors, painted ppg bermuda blue, all body work and paint done bymyself.

    1981 Chevy Silverado, reg cab short bed, rebuilt 350 with custom ground isky cam, edelbrock performer rpm heads, edelbrock rpm air gap and edelbrock carb, way to much more to list

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    Re: lowering on 18s

    of those with 18s, id go 3/4, but i like my 3/3 a lot
    Goldie: 99 RCSB 4.3, Auto, C5 Fronts, Fake AEM intake, Taylor wires, NGK 7397's, 6AL and Coil, 8k's, Magnaflow cat and muff., TB Mod, EGR Limiter, Girdle, Vette Servo, Pulleys, Leather Seats, IROCS, QA1s, W4M

    Kelly: 98 Z24 Cavalier, DD/beater, Plastidip paint job!, HID's/LED's, Knockoff intake.

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    Re: lowering on 18s

    i decided on foose nitrous chrome wheels 18x8.5 with federal ss 595 245/40.....what brand of drop do you suggest there alot of options but kinda on a budget cause the rims and tires....
    Brandon Paetzold

    2000 s10 , 3/3 ground force drop, beltech nitro drop shocks, 2001 corvette rims and tires, fbi roll pan, streetscene mirrors, painted ppg bermuda blue, all body work and paint done bymyself.

    1981 Chevy Silverado, reg cab short bed, rebuilt 350 with custom ground isky cam, edelbrock performer rpm heads, edelbrock rpm air gap and edelbrock carb, way to much more to list

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    Re: lowering on 18s

    belltech

    I have uh..."modified" western chassis springs in my 87, they arent bad either.
    01 2500HD Silverado 6.0 4wd
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