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Are the newer HD wheels direct bolt on ?
Yes. The hub may be a little snug, but they bolt right up and do not interfere with the suspension or calipers. Since they are a 9/16" thread on the Squares, I had to buy lugnuts off Ebay that are 9/16" w/14mm exterior threaded for the caps to screw onto. It was only like $28 for the 32 lugnuts though. Ihad to knock my wheels off the hub with a dead blow a couple times, but now they'll come off with a slight tug. You could file or dremel the aluminum out a bit also.
 

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Nice!!


Still getting this thing running, but I'm going to stick with the stock look with dog dish, but I don't know if I'm going to do 16x10, or 17x9. I'm still looking for the front caps, but looks like i'll have to get raped on fleabay.

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I just spotted this set today:

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They are listed on the Stovebolt forum:

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Up to 2010 yes. 2011 the bolt pattern changed on trucks, but stayed the same for 2500 Suburbans.

2500 Suburbans in those years are like hen's teeth. What was the last year they were available to the general public?
 

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2500 Suburbans in those years are like hen's teeth. What was the last year they were available to the general public?
2013 I think? They came out with a new design Burb, a "2015" in 2014. As far as I know, all the civilian ones are 1500s.
 

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'86 M1008/K30. Stock height w/sagged front springs. Hummer H2 wheels with 255/80R-17 Nitto Recon Grappler tires.

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I have this exact same set up on my '86 K20 but with a Toyo AT3. Pitman arm rubs at full right turn for me. Does yours?
 

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I have this exact same set up on my '86 K20 but with a Toyo AT3. Pitman arm rubs at full right turn for me. Does yours?

No rubbing here. I have 1/2"+ clearance between the drag link joint and driver-side front tire at full lock to the right. My previous tires (over 12" wide, and on the truck when I bought it) *did* rub when turning to the right. I had Discount Tire confirm the fit of the front driver tire before continuing the tire install.

Keep in mind that my M1008/K30 has the Dana 60 and different steering components than your K20, so it's not an apples-to-apples comparison.
 
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No rubbing here. I have 1/2"+ clearance between the drag link joint and driver-side front tire at full lock to the right. My previous tires (over 12" wide, and on the truck when I bought it) *did* rub when turning to the right. I had Discount Tire confirm the fit of the front driver tire before continuing the tire install.

Keep in mind that my M1008/K30 has the Dana 60 and different steering components than your K20, so it's not an apples-to-apples comparison.
Appreciate the wisdom. I’ve tried two different sets of aftermarket wheels on mine and even at 125 ft/lbs on the lugs I can feel them weeble wobble driving on smooth highway for poor Chinesium manufacturing and lack of hub-centricity. In the interest of not prematurely killing wheel bearings I’ll stick to the h2 wheels and live with the rub until I can devise a solution. Might be a death wheel action in my future.
 

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