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I've seen some good prices on these rims. But where do i get the Chevy centers for them? One of the guys on E-Bay was selling the centers for $169.
That's more than the rims.





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Wouldn't the stock centers work? Looking at hoot's wheels he appears to be using the standard GMC centers. One issue could be the Chevy/GMC centers are shiny and the H2 rims are dull, maybe that's why many are shining the H2 wheels?
 

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The stock center caps work fine, you just need to cut the spacers(clips?) off of the back side. Easy work.


Some people are buying chromed H2 wheels, FWIW you'll find a much, much better deal on the regular H2 wheels. I went the cheaper route, the chrome center caps look fine on them IMHO. Personally I prefer the duller finish, but the chrome looks amazing on certain colors.


Here's a pic of my un-chromed H2 wheels with the chrome center-caps from my stock PY0 aluminum rims.


 

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Thanks all!


Hey Camstyn the truck looks Awesome. I have a 2004 and as far as installing them, did you end up doing the same as everybody else, raise the totsion bars and cut away the front airdam. I am purchasing a set from E-bay for $150. So I'm trying to gather as much info as possible.





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Hi Ed, thanks for the compliment. Instead of raising the torsion bars and added the green keys instead, which gave me a bit more lift than cranking the torsion bars will provide. A little trimming of the air dam and inner fenders and voila!
 

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I have a buddy looking for a set of chromed take offs for me.. I'm finding out they are a LOT more expensive that the non chromed. You can get the standards for under $200 a set, the chromed are anywhere from $700 and up.
I've even considered having a standard set aftermarket chromed, which can be had for under $100 per rim if you look, I'm just not sure of the durability/quality.
 

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Camstyn, could you post a closeup of your wheels? I think Hoot's are sweet as they match (shiny/shiny), but yours look good from afar - wondering how they look closer. Sorry if you posted this elsewhere, I don't recall seeing it if you did. Thanks!
 

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Check my pics. #3 is a good closeup.
 

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Nice pics. Do you guys know the backspacing & width on the H2 wheels? From the pics, it looks like they don't stick out as much as aftermarket wheels, and therefore may be in my future (too).
 

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Backspacing is 5.5" width 8.5" 17" dia.

The H2 is about a 7400 gvw truck so I imagine that is what they were spec'd for.Edited by: hoot
 

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Sweet. I might have to look for a set local, so i can change my current 285s/aftermarket rims out for them when I wear out these tires. Thanks!!!
 

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VFRRider, you may not be aware, the chrome H2 wheels aren't chrome from the factory. They all come in as the regular aluminum finish. There is a place in California that chromes them for everybody. If you can get them chromed locally for cheaper that sounds like the way to go.
 

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Cam's comment makes perfect sense now. The H2 dealer I got mine from said a company from Cali sends a truck once in a while to get their takeoffs. Makes you wonder if they remount the BFG's on chrome wheels?
 

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Thanks for the info Camstyn, I was not aware of that.



Joe E let me know if you have any luck local, I'll keep looking also.Edited by: VFRRider
 

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U MI guys go to a local Hummer dealer and check.


Some dealers are selling tire and rim for $100.


My dealer (Columbus OH) sells rims $100 and tires $50


The rear GAWR on a H2 is 5000# so the rims should be over 2500# each rating.
 

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$100 at the dealer is very good price, as the best I've seen on Ebay is about $500 for a four set of wheels/tires, and the bidding is just beginning.
 
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