Tire size for a Stock height Chevy 2500HD duramax - Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums
 
Home Forum Market Place Garage Lounge (0) Tuning Library DTC Tool Register Vendors
Go Back   Diesel Place : Chevrolet and GMC Diesel Truck Forums > Speciality Forums > Wheels & Tires
Register FAQ Forum Rules My Replies My Threads Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowAuto LoansInsurance

DieselPlace.com is the premier Duramax Diesel Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-07-2010, 08:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
WeWantDiesel
Diesel Fanatic
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 98
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

Tire size for a Stock height Chevy 2500HD duramax

Hi guys,

Newbie here with a newbie question, i have done searches on forums and google and after all the research i have realized that i cannot fit the tires i just picked up with rims with out a lift.

The rims i have are Moto Metal 20 x 9 8 lug on 6.5

the truck is a Silverado 2500HD crew cab short bed 6.6

The most i am willing to do is a level kit on the truck

what is the largest tire i could fit with just a level kit ?
OR
what is the largest tire i could fit with no level kit and stock height?

I want to use those rims

i was thinking of 285/55r20

i am most def on a supper tight budget
Offline  
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-07-2010, 09:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
goatcheese
Diesel Fanatic
 
goatcheese's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Sutton, Ontario
Posts: 55
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

welcome to DP. I thought I read somewhere 31" is the biggest you can go be for you rub, After that you need a lift. Maybe someone with more expertise could chime in. Enjoy
__________________
2005 GMC Sierra 2500 4x4 duramax ccsb Bone stock as of right now
Offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2010, 10:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
fishprowler
Diesel Technician
 
fishprowler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: British Columbia
Posts: 289
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

All depends on your rim offset, size etc. I run 285's which is about a 33" on stock rims, and i just had to crank the torsion bars a little so they would clear. No rubbing.
__________________
2004.5 GMC Sierra 2500HD CC/SB 6.6 LLY/Allison 4x4 - Summit White
Leveled on 285/75/16 BFG AT's
DiabloSport Predator @ 100hp
4" MBRP Exhaust - Straight Pipe
Stock Airbox Mod w/ AC Delco Filter
LBZ Turbo MP w/ Plugged Resonator
EGR Blocked & PCV Rerouted
Autometer Boost & Pyro Gauges
Rotella Synthetic & TranSynd Fluids
7" in dash DVD & Yaesu FT-2800M

2006 Honda Foreman 500 ES - A few minor mods...
2004 Gulfstream Conquest 24ft Travel Trailer

Wish List:
SCIV & EFI Live/DSP5
Offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2010, 10:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
Diesel Wanna Be
Supporting Vendor
 
Diesel Wanna Be's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: St. Louis Metro
Posts: 3,154
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

Illinois Diesel Power (IDP) Member

Midwest Smokers Member

See sig...
__________________
2005 D-max w/5-Speed Ally 2WD Chevy Silverado 2500HD, CC/SB LS
- EGR Blocker Plate & PCV Re-Route
- 2" Drop Shackles
- Aluminum Fuel Filter Bleeder Screw
- Kool Vue Extendable Towing Mirrors (Leveled)
- 20" Wheels w/275/55/20 XL Hancook Ventus AS tires
- Auto Meter Phantom 45 PSI Boost & EGT Gauge
- Carter 4601HP 100GPH @ 18PSI Lift Pump w/Quick Fuel Regulator @ 10.5PSI, Napa 4770/3528 Base/Filter
- MBRP 4" Exhaust w/All Season Diesel Performance 3" Down Pipe - Kitty Died
- LBZ Turbo Mouthpiece
- 5DSP EFI Live by Danville Performance (338/392/417/498 & 338 w/Lope HP Tunes) w/Edge Insight CTS
- 20.1 MPG @ 392 HP @ 70 MPH - 16.8 MPG City @ 392 HP (Hand Calculated)
- Pioneer AVH-P3400BH through Bose Amp/Speakers
- Bilstein Shocks 24-186735 & 24-186742 (5100s)


Offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2010, 10:26 PM   #5 (permalink)
WeWantDiesel
Diesel Fanatic
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 98
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

thanks guys

fishprowler i just picked up the rims,, is there any were on the back of moto metal rims that will say its offset?
Offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2010, 10:29 PM   #6 (permalink)
greif03lb7
Diesel Master
 
greif03lb7's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Granger, Iowa
Posts: 2,569
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

Yeah it will say on the back of the wheels. I run 325/60/18's 33/1350/18 with alot of trimming and a little t-bar crank.
__________________
*2007 2500 Lbz bone stock
*2008 suzuki ltr 450 with bb 475 and hot cams watch this!! "racer" #920
*2008 yamaha grizzly 700 26'' itp mudlites
800 miles stock with winch and plow.
*2006 H-D Night Train some mods
*custom mud truggy has shortened 84 blazer frame with 92 s-10 cab dana 60 and 14bolt 4.56 gears with 40's rear radiater and trans cooler with winch and dual batterys jeep recovery team leader.
*1997 c3500 srw 350 with 5 speed 186k miles made for hauling fat girls.
*1997 dodge cummins 5 speed tweaked a bit.
Offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2010, 10:33 PM   #7 (permalink)
lew06
Diesel Enthusiast
 
lew06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 9
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

285/55R20

crank the bars if you have to.
Offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2010, 10:39 PM   #8 (permalink)
Rader2146
Ride, shoot straight, and speak the truth.
 
Rader2146's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: 29 Palms, CA
Posts: 3,829
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

Armed Forces Club Member

Moved to Wheels & Tires.
__________________

-----------------------------------------------------
>>Search<<
| Tips To A Productive Search | Programmer Info | LLY Turbo MP Upgrade | Aftermarket Air Filter Study | Fuel Additive Study | Duramax Maintenance Schedule | LLY FAQ | The Little Black Book |

"There are only two things that are infinite, the universe and
human stupidity, and I am not sure about the former."
~Albert Einstien



Offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2010, 10:50 PM   #9 (permalink)
XTINCT
Diesel Technician
 
XTINCT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Wilmington NC.
Posts: 413
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

NC Dmax's Member

I'd go with the 285/55/20, you can get load range E in that size. They'll fit with a little trimming and your truck will still ride good and no stress on front end parts.
__________________
2008 GMC Sierra SLT CCSB )
MagnaFlow 5" , PPE Hot+2 E.T. Xcelerator )
PPE Lift Pump )
S&B Intake, 6000k HID Kit )
EGR Blocker Plate, Transgo jr. shift kit )
PPE Tie rod sleeves )
^^ SOLD^^

New Truck-2008 Silverado LTZ CCSB
Mods so far- PPE Hot+2 E.T. Xcelerator, Magnaflow 5"
MBRP downpipe, EGR Blocker plate,
PPE ported fuel rail fitting, S&B Intake,
trans go jr shift kit, PPE Deep pan, PPE Tie rod sleevs, PPE Lift Pump, PPE race fuel valve.
WWW.DMAXSTORE.COM
Offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2010, 12:06 AM   #10 (permalink)
WeWantDiesel
Diesel Fanatic
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 98
iTrader Score: 0 reviews

all great info guys!

i found some grapplers in 285/55r20 for $1200 not sure how good a deal it is though its seems ike ave price

if i put a leveling kit with those tires would i sill need to do some shaving?
Offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
max tire size w/ stock height SCORCH Wheels & Tires 1 05-13-2009 10:03 PM
2008 Chevy Duramax 2500HD Stock Shocks down4bmx Closed / Archived Marketplace Ads 2 02-05-2008 12:40 AM
Anyone have H2's size 33-12.5-17 stock height pics? mflora98ss Wheels & Tires 2 09-16-2007 06:56 PM
2500HD Stock Height Measurements BigCountry Suspension & Steering - 2001 - 2010 7 06-08-2006 11:32 PM
1500 vs 2500hd stock height? duramaxphil Suspension & Steering - 2001 - 2010 8 11-10-2005 04:02 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:53 PM.


Shoutbox provided by vBShout v6.2.1 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
© AutoGuide

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0