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rim size

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by STR8_BEAST, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. Feb 5, 2010 at 3:08 PM
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    STR8_BEAST

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    trying to decide between a 16" or a 17" rim, im looking at the procomp 7089 and 7005; i use my truck mostly for dd, with a little offroading and im eventually going to LT it, so im wondering if having a smaller rim is preferable for strength for offroading/prerunning etc., or if it doesnt matter and the size is purely aesthetics and doesnt matter which size you get
     
  2. Feb 5, 2010 at 3:38 PM
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    anyone?
     
  3. Feb 5, 2010 at 3:42 PM
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    i would go 17 i have 16
     
  4. Feb 5, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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    i have 16 right now too, just wondering if there will be a change in performance
     
  5. Feb 5, 2010 at 4:24 PM
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    i came from 17 to 16 and imo its all the same haha exept tires are cheaper for 16
     
  6. Feb 6, 2010 at 2:59 PM
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    bump. anyone else know?
     
  7. Feb 6, 2010 at 4:09 PM
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    For offroad, 16" would be preferred. 16" tires would be cheaper too. Bigger wheels means less sidewall, and generally is more aesthetically pleasing. I'm going to go 16".
     
  8. Feb 7, 2010 at 11:45 AM
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  9. Feb 7, 2010 at 1:52 PM
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    thanks guys, ya im leaning towards 16s for the lower prices and im pretty sure the more tire the better for offroad
     
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