2008 Chevy 2500 Bolt Pattern

Your source for 2008 Chevy 2500 bolt pattern info—from stud size and offset to the tools you’ll need to measure for yourself.
Written by Mariza Morin
Reviewed by Hillary Kobayashi
The bolt pattern on your 2008 Chevy 2500 is 8x6.5 or 8 on 6.5, indicating that every wheel has eight bolts in a circle that is 6.5 inches in diameter. 
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2008 Chevy 2500 bolt pattern

the bolt pattern differs widely across all Chevrolet vehicles
, the 2008 Chevy 2500 pickup truck has an 8x6.5 or 8 on 6.5 bolt pattern. If you’re not familiar with the wonderful world of bolt patterns, all bolt patterns (also known as lug patterns) can be explained as:
# of bolts x diameter of the circle they form
Basically, an 8x6.5 bolt pattern translates to your 2500’s wheels having eight bolts each in a circle 6.5 inches in diameter. If you’re looking to swap out your wheels, you also need the following important specifications: 
  • Factory wheel size: 16” 
  • Stud size: M14x1.5
  • Offset: 12 to 20 mm
  • Center bore: 116.6 mm
  • Wheel tightening torque: 190 Nm

How to measure your Chevy 2500’s bolt pattern

If you want to double-check the measurement of your 2008 Chevy 2500 lug pattern for yourself, the process is as easy as can be.
Of course, with any measuring task, you’ll need a measuring tape or even a basic ruler will suffice. Then, choose any bolt and measure from its center to the center of the opposite bolt to get the diameter. Put the number of lugs together with the measurement of your diameter together—and that’s all there is to it! 

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