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20's vs 18's

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by streetdriven, Mar 5, 2010.

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20's vs 18's

Poll closed Apr 4, 2010.
  1. 18" wheels

    74 vote(s)
    72.5%
  2. 20" wheels

    28 vote(s)
    27.5%
  1. Mar 5, 2010 at 5:32 PM
    #1
    streetdriven

    streetdriven [OP] Tampa OG

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    I really am tossing and turning over this one. I really love the way 20's look but I would rather have the truck ride and fuction properly. Well I have a 2wd db long bed. I most heavy duty thing I do with it is pull my 19' flats boat. I do take long trips when I tow mostly down to the keys and back which is about 8 hours each way. Soo I am making this to really figure out if I can justify stepping up to 20's or going with 18's. Right now I have the OME kit on order so I should be right around a 3" lift. Not looking to go anything bigger then a 33.

    Thanks guys
     
  2. Mar 5, 2010 at 5:37 PM
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    ktmrider

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    i think 18s, or smaller
     
  3. Mar 5, 2010 at 5:39 PM
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    TacoSupreem

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    A 33 on a 20" wheel will have almost the same height sidewall as your factory wheels and tires had.
     
  4. Mar 5, 2010 at 6:21 PM
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    ARB1977

    ARB1977 Don't be a dick

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    17's for me...sorry. I hate phat rims yo.
     
  5. Mar 5, 2010 at 6:22 PM
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    willard417

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    I'm having the same problem.
     
  6. Mar 5, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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    skistoy

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    Only if your pimping do you put rims that big on a 4x4
     
  7. Mar 5, 2010 at 6:25 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    Honestly I think 16's are too large, I'd rather have 15's. Dubs on trucks look retarded, not to mention you're degrading the performance at high cost...
     
  8. Mar 5, 2010 at 6:25 PM
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    gouge44

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    i have 18's on a 275/70/18 (33.5") 20s just dont look right unless its a 35
     
  9. Mar 5, 2010 at 6:28 PM
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    eskamo23

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    17's or biggest 18's
     
  10. Mar 5, 2010 at 6:29 PM
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    Phantom_X-SP

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    Just depends on what you'll be using your truck for. I have 20's and my truck rides and functions properly.

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  11. Mar 5, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    Smaller is better. You have any idea how much tires cost for 18's and 20's?

    Shit if you want to waste money, I have an address you can send the cheque to.
     
  12. Mar 5, 2010 at 6:31 PM
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    steve o 77

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  13. Mar 5, 2010 at 6:51 PM
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    TacoSupreem

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    my 20" toyo open country's didn't cost any more than a set of 17's would have
     
  14. Mar 5, 2010 at 6:52 PM
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    6 to 7 inches of sidewall is all you need imo
     
  15. Mar 5, 2010 at 6:53 PM
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    17's on 33's=8"sidewall
    20's on 33's=6.5"sidewall
     
  16. Mar 5, 2010 at 6:54 PM
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    i personally dont like donut tires
     
  17. Mar 5, 2010 at 6:56 PM
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    militaco

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    ditto
     
  18. Mar 5, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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    Well to be honest money is not an issue I want something that looks nice and I was worried that 20's might be to big but looking at Phantoms 20's on his truck it looks amazing.
     
  19. Mar 5, 2010 at 7:47 PM
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  20. Mar 5, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    No worries. Power to you. It's not for me, but neither is your truck. :D
     
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