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Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, Tires, Wheels, Suspension, Truck
#1 of 43 Wheels and Tires for '04 Canyon
Oct 22, 2007 (7:10 pm)
I'm purchasing a 2004 Canyon Z71 4x4 and would like to know what size rims and tires to give the truck a beefier look. A friend of mine told me to put on a leveling kit and stick with a size 15" rim. Any suggestions???
#2 of 43 Re: Wheels and Tires for '04 Canyon [bbaker19]
Oct 24, 2007 (3:27 pm)
I am not sure how big you can go with the wheel wells, but 33" or 35" look pretty good.
#3 of 43 Re: Wheels and Tires for '04 Canyon [bbaker19]
Oct 25, 2007 (3:28 am)
I put 16x8" rims and 245/75-16 tires on my '05 Canyon 4x4. I wasn't trying to get the "monster truck" look, as the set up is the same OD as the OE 265/75-15s. However, the handling is much improved, as the OE General tires are no longer on the truck, and the shorter sidewall of the 16" tires vs. the 15s also helped out.
#4 of 43 Looking for new tires, what's good?
Nov 19, 2007 (7:26 pm)
My extended cab Colorado Z71 has 50,000 miles on it, and even though the OE General tires still have some tread left, the traction and handling has been getting worse. I wasn't terribly impressed with them to begin with, although I realize the light weight of the vehicle and high off road suspension doesn't help. I saw some A/T's on a Colorado just like mine, unfortunately I couldn't stop to look at them. I need good traction for off road, mud, or snowy conditions. There aren't many tires available in this size yet (265/75-15). I like the Goodyear Wrangler Silent Armor for about $150 ea. Hercules has a Terra-Trac A/T for $120, and Cooper has an ART tire for $130. I'm leaning toward the Goodyear, although I'd like any suggestions about your experiences with tires. I don't think I'm interested in changing rims or tire size. Thanks for the info.
#5 of 43 oversize tires
Jan 05, 2008 (12:28 pm)
Iam new to this forum and new to the colorado. I have a 05 crew cab 4wd ls with factory 265-7515 I was wondering if a 31-10.50-15 would fit without rubbing.
#6 of 43 Re: oversize tires [puregreen]
Jan 06, 2008 (6:20 am)
I don't have one but heard that the tirerack website has a chart that shows what sizes will fit.
Jan 06, 2008 (5:35 pm)
Thanks i will try that
Jan 13, 2008 (6:11 pm)
I seen one today with 31-10.50-15 bfg at at a store and i looked and it didnt look like they rubbed anywhere. A 265 and 31 both measure 29 1/2 in tall In guess i will order a set next month.
#9 of 43 Re: tires [puregreen]
Jan 14, 2008 (10:15 pm)
Hey Puregreen Ive got a 2005 Extended Cab with just the Z71 package not the 4wd. Anyways ive got 265-75-18's there a shade under 33's on my Colorado. When I had them put on I had to crank up the torsion bars a little bit and modify the frame a little bit because they rubbed if ya turned lock to lock. I think you'll be fine with 31-10.50-15's though anything bigger then 33's I think will need a little bit of a suspension lift.
Jan 15, 2008 (5:19 pm)
Ya thanks I think Im gonna get the bfg at I really like the looks and heard they wear very well