Do I need a lift kit to change rim size on my truck?
I have a 2002 Chevy S-10 ZR5 and I am wanting to go from a P235/75R15 to a
P265/65R18 and my question is can I do it without a lift kit, or do I need a lift kit and if so
how many inches?
can you mount one on the front and check turning radious ? >> 235/75-15 265/65-18 Difference Diameter inches (mm) 28.88 (733.5) 31.56 (801.7) 2.69 (68.2) 9.3% Width inches (mm) 9.25 (235) 10.43 (265) 1.18 (30) 12.8% Circum. inches (mm) 90.72 (2304.36) 99.16 (2518.61) 8.44 (214.26) 9.3% Sidewall Height inches (mm) 6.94 (176.25) 6.78 (172.25) -0.16 (-4) -2.3% Revolutions per mile (km) 698.39 (433.96) 638.98 (397.04) -59.41 (-36.92) -8.5%
Hmm. I can try that. I don't know if they would let me do that without buying the tire first.
dont drive it just see if the fit..
Short answer, maybe? Measure the overall dia. of your P235/75's (hight). Drop down to 45 or 35 series sidewall ratio tires for 18" rims. I did this on a Mini Cooper S with 225X35XR18 BFG G-force KWD tires. 75's are much to tall ! Nitto 50-50's might even fit. See Discount Tire online or in person, They are very good with plus or oversized tires & custom wheels. See my Chevy sb lowered truck shown. 17" Nitto's staggered 225 & 275's.
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