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Should I have gone 17" instead of 16"?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by phocas, Jul 4, 2019.

  1. Jul 4, 2019 at 11:27 AM
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    phocas

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    Feeling buyers remorse, how do these wheels and tires look? In the next two months I plan on getting 2"-3" in the front and 1"-2" in the back. Perhaps i should have done one before the other.

    How do these look? Flaps are being taken off this week, prefer the look without them. 165/75/16 wildpeaks.
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  2. Jul 4, 2019 at 11:30 AM
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    JaCado

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    Stick to 2 inches max on the lift and they look fine.
     
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  3. Jul 4, 2019 at 11:32 AM
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    I think it looks fine. I would prolly go 2-2 1/2" in the front. 3" might be a tad too much with those tires. Are you planning to add bumpers/winch in the future? Adding weight to the vehicle should factor into your lift height.
     
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  4. Jul 4, 2019 at 11:33 AM
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    3 is to high for him being 4wd. Unless he wants other issues with alignments and CV issues.
     
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  5. Jul 4, 2019 at 11:34 AM
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    looks good to me
     
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  6. Jul 4, 2019 at 11:35 AM
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    I agree. And 3" will look like too much lift for those tires.
     
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  7. Jul 4, 2019 at 12:02 PM
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    Thanks guys for the reassurance, and yes, I did plan on being closer to the 2" than 3". Looking at front bumper in the near future. Just really hate buyers remorse and then looking at others 17" set up sent me down a rabbit hole.
     
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  8. Jul 4, 2019 at 12:03 PM
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    16's are better for off roading. Ley you air down a little more and you have more rubber to wheel ratio.:thumbsup:
     
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  9. Jul 4, 2019 at 12:07 PM
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    Thou shalt not covet thy Bro's wheels (or any other gear). :D
     
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  10. Jul 4, 2019 at 12:14 PM
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    Wayyyyy past that point....

     
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  11. Jul 11, 2019 at 3:28 PM
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    Personally I like the look of a smaller wheel and bigger tire - yours looks great IMO!
     
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  12. Jul 11, 2019 at 3:30 PM
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    Thank you. After I posted this, maybe it was the reassurance, but I look at them now and absolutely LOVE my wheels and tires. In fact, i even like the centers sticking out, meso has some replacements in case i ever get sick of those.
     
  13. Jul 11, 2019 at 3:30 PM
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    the.sight.picture

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    Check the build thread in SIG
    Unless you plan on running 37s, no, 16's in my opinion are where its at
     
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  14. Jul 11, 2019 at 3:33 PM
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    Looks sharp to me
     
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