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Old 03-05-2014, 12:53 PM   #1
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Default HELP NEEDED!!! - Is anyone running ProComp suspension lift with 18's???

I am going to order all of my parts for a stage 2 6" lift on Saturday and cannot decide on a wheel... I am beyond OCD when it comes to wheels... Lugs, spokes, trim bolts, etc... They just have to be right.

Anyway, to my question... I am being told that I can only run a 20" wheel with this suspension lift, yet pro comp states on their site that I can use a wheel from 18-20 inches. I might be able to get a wheel drilled in the right pattern in an 18, but don't want to do this if it is not going to work.


Does anyone here have a pro comp suspension lift with 18" wheels? How is the clearance? Was anything special done to make them fit? Does anyone have any pictures?
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4.5" backspacing is usually pretty standard for wheels to fit on knuckle kits like the procomp. Just look for a wheel with that backspacing and you should be good.
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I understand the backspacing issue... ProComp says it needs to be between 4.5 and 5.5 inches. It is the rim diameter that I am worried about... ProComp says 18 to 20 inch wheel.. The shop is telling me only 20" will work... So I need to know if someone is running an 18 inch wheel on a ProComp suspension lift...

Pics would be lovely. Specially of the backside of the rim / suspension...
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I understand the backspacing issue... ProComp says it needs to be between 4.5 and 5.5 inches. It is the rim diameter that I am worried about... ProComp says 18 to 20 inch wheel.. The shop is telling me only 20" will work... So I need to know if someone is running an 18 inch wheel on a ProComp suspension lift...

Pics would be lovely. Specially of the backside of the rim / suspension...
Man your answering your own question, if the manufacture says that 18's will fit then they will. Think about it would the people who designed and engineered the lift me right or the people at the shop installing it which only want your money. Ever think there trying to con you to pay for 20's the difference in price for a 18" wheel and tire combo vs a 20" wheel and tire combo is alot more expensive. Sounds like to me the shop is trying to get more money out of you.
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chances are you could run a wheel as small as 17" with enough backspacing to clear the knuckle.

ditto what [MENTION=167592]Gravelley[/MENTION] said
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