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When is wheel size enough??

xtrm281 xtrm281
New User | Posts: 24 | Joined: 06/05
Posted: 06/16/05
02:44 PM

How big of a wheel is too big??  Now days people want 26-30" wheels.  Where will it stop?  The idea behind the wheel size is to keep the tire/wheel combo to nicely fill the gap inbetween the fenders not ride on 20 series rubber bands to shove a 24" in a honda civic.

Im just curious what the readers of this forum think.  

not grandma's impala not grandma's impala
New User | Posts: 2 | Joined: 06/05
Posted: 06/19/05
05:58 PM

I think that it's just a style thing you may or may not remember when folks wanted their front suspension as high as possible while the rear was as low as possible.  While some vehicles look good with 24 or26 inch wheels others don't i have seen some really nice classic cars that were ruined with the addition of 24 inch wheels. It's like everything else  you can't please every one with your choices in style.


Shakes-#002 Shakes-#002
New User | Posts: 36 | Joined: 06/05
Posted: 06/19/05
07:46 PM

Factory size is always best.Anything over that and you sacrifice the ride in addention say for example 24's the sidewalls of the tires are extremely low and thin and rim damage will happen (pot holes,curbs,etc.).And not to mention they are abit wider than stock which makes it hard on the tie rod ends and ball joints.  

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