View Full Version : wheel fitting

09-23-2007, 07:43 PM
i have a 1979 gmc 1/2 pickup with a 14 bolt ff rear end i currently have 16.5" rims and there doesnt seem to be much room between the drum and the rim if i went to a 15" rim would i be able to fit the rim over the drum?

09-23-2007, 07:48 PM
yup....and yup...

09-23-2007, 08:04 PM
what about the front i have heard of people having to grind down their callipers i have a dana 44 front axle

Ginger Snaps
09-23-2007, 09:37 PM
your running 1/2ton front dont need to grind down

09-24-2007, 10:01 AM
sometime's u still have to do small clearanceing for the 1/2 ton front but 15 " rim's will fit ...

09-24-2007, 10:19 AM
you do have to grind with the d44..if you have the big brakes on it...

09-24-2007, 11:49 AM
ok thanks guys now i jsut need to find a deal on tires

kinda nasty
09-24-2007, 01:36 PM
it also depends on the with of the rims you are using not just the hight of the rims.

09-25-2007, 10:41 PM
you have to grind the backing plates if its 3/4 ,calipers if its 1 ton