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?
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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?
I just went on eBay, and there's a place in Madison Heights that sells them "Buy it now" for $200, but i would think they'd let them go for $150 (starting price) if local. Here's the link - PM me if you contact them, and lemme know what they say.
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