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post #1 of 12 Old 01-23-2012, 08:54 PM Thread Starter
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Need Help deciding....16's or 20's?

im on the fence here, idk if i should buy a set of 16's or 20's for my truck its a SCLB. i plan on running a 35-37" tire......help....opinions....anything.
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20s are way "brah" why not do 17 or 18 wheels?
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I run 18 s and love the way they look



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i was thinking maybe 18's idk yet. i have yet to see any picture of OBS with a deep dish 20 on it so idk how i feel. This is a street truck dont plan on wheeling it i have another truck for that. i just dont know if an OBS will really look good on 20's
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i like the 20's

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Have you priced tires for both size wheels? I was wanting to do 20's on my truck back in november but the price difference between 20's and the 16's I went with was about 600-800 depending on which tire. If money isn't an issue than ignore what I just said but if your like most people on here 600-800 is a lot of money

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the wheels in my sig are 20's. id say get 20's if your not gonna wheel it that much. those tires are are 305/55 r20's which is about a 34.

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heres a couple more pics of my 20's


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well guys thanks a lot for the ideas and the chris rock video is funny as hell! however im goin to be running military 37's on brand new 16.5x12 eaton wheels. my buddy actually just gave me the tires for free and they are pretty much new. ya gotta love good friends. this will save me some money so i can do some other stuff to my truck n save to get 20's later on .
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you could get 20's and rock military 46's lol same as a 7 ton

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The stock downpipe in an OBS is flat because I'm a ginger.
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Finding a decent woman is like shopping for a used truck. You spend most of your time picking through the money pits, wrecks, and basket cases until you find one that you can tolerate
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Well at least you caught the loose bolts before they cause any damage. Nothing worse than a sloppy hole
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