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I have GM HD lt rims that im using, and want to get new tires, anyone every installed 315/75r16 tires on these rims? i know that these rims are already a little on the thin side, just wondering how they will look on the rim?
 

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many have, thats what the member "mike" has. doesnt look bad. i had 295's on my stock 16's with no issues.
Your stock 16s are also a full inch wider than the 6.5" PYOs he is talking about :read:

315s are fine, the only issue you will run into would be the center of the tread wearing quicker than the outsides due to crowning. Lowering the pressure a bit can help that out alot.
 

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Your stock 16s are also a full inch wider than the 6.5" PYOs he is talking about :read:

315s are fine, the only issue you will run into would be the center of the tread wearing quicker than the outsides due to crowning. Lowering the pressure a bit can help that out alot.
didnt realize they were pyo's from the original post. my dad has the other rims that are steel same width as my stockers on his HD
 

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didnt realize they were pyo's from the original post. my dad has the other rims that are steel same width as my stockers on his HD
The steel wheels are also 6.5" wide UNLESS they are the 1 Ton steel wheels, which are 7" wide.

The newer 17" wheels are 7.5" wide though.
 

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So does Anyone have any pictures of a truck with these rims with these big of tires? or anyone have a recommendation to give me a larger tire look with these rims? right now i have i think 295/65r16 bfg allterrains and i think they look too small. info on truck 2001 1500hd with a body lift
 

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You probably have 295/75R16 BFGs, 65 would be tiny. Those would only measure out about 1" shorter and 1" narrower than 315/75R16s.

Being a 1500HD with a 3" (?) body lift, you probably sit 1" higher than a 2500HD.

I can't help with pictures. I've only ran 315 and 35s on H2 17x8.5s.
 

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My brother ran 315/75r16 on his 2003 1500hd with the same wheels you have. He only had a leveling kit and they rubbed just a little bit. The tires looked big on the truck with just a leveling kit.
 

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Yep... Here ya go....


6.5" stock PYOs with 315/75/16 BFG A/Ts, my winter setup:




 

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Thanks for the pictures that puts the tire size into persepctive. i went out and looked at my truck after work and the tires that i have on the truck are BFG a/t's and the size is 305/70r16, now there worn out pretty badly and that may be attributing to why I think they look small on the truck so i am going to go for the 315/75r16 and i'm either thinking of going with nitto terran grapplers or goodyear duratracks, what do you guys think?
 
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