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1987 GMC Caballero, 400 HP 350, Holley Sniper EFI, 200-4R
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I believe the issue on a 5th generation wheel width limitation on the front is limiting the turning. The rear gives more latitude.
When I bought my wheels, I was advised of wheel width limitations. I purchased 17x7 and P225/50-17 that I'm very happy with. Tire Wheel Car Vehicle Hood
 

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That looks pretty fantastic.

How does that affect the ride quality? Im looking for very smooth. Im also having the front end rebuilt so I suppose some adjustable shocks could help with clearances.
 

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Thanks. Ride quality is firm, but not harsh.
I replaced all 4 coil springs, new gas shocks on the front, air shocks, air bags on the back and urethane bushings on all of the control arms and front anti-sway bar. The rear anti-sway bar has no bushings. The new body/frame bushings are rubber. Tires are 50 series, touring type.
Firm ride, but not harsh. I'm very happy with it.
 
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