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Old 03-22-2013, 08:46 PM   #1
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Please help : I want to put wheels on my 97 hb, I do plan on maybe doin a 2" drop latter down the road still not sure but its my daily and I wanna put 20s or 22s on it would ether wheel kill my truck??:
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Old 03-22-2013, 08:59 PM   #2
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try this
http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...ead.php?t=1916
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That thread is good, not sure if you were looking for that information but here are my thoughts on 22's. To me it makes a hardbody look like a toy, not a real vehicle, this is my opinion but maybe I am old school.

For a daily driver look at tire cost, run over a nail or wear out a few sets of 22's and see what 20's would have cost. Usually 22's are chrome, meaning heavy. Are you planning to upgrade the brakes as well, heavy rims means longer stopping distances and worse gas mileage. 20's might also be heavy so when looking you might factor this into your search. These are just a few things I would look at before you go out and get a set, this did not factor anything like will they fit or tuck, thats covered in the thread posted above.
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Old 03-23-2013, 12:25 AM   #4
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Okay thanks for the info
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Old 03-23-2013, 01:58 AM   #5
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maybe it's just me... but for a "daily" driver.... 15" or 16"
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im running 18s daily, its not that bad
ive been thinking about titan 20s but like scoob said cost of tires
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Old 03-23-2013, 02:28 AM   #7
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Yeah its my work truck I think am throwing away the (22s) idea maybe 20s whts a good tire size for a nice ride?
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I run on 22's but it's not my daily...... Like the other guys said about cost, wear and tear, they are a BIG factor to consider. For a daily, I would run 18's for my opinion and 20's for my second. My 22's put a load on my small block, but it's a gas lover anyway. This is just my ¢2
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Old 03-23-2013, 03:02 AM   #9
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Nicccceeeeee !!! Like the small block
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I had a set of 20's on a 245/35, 3-4" drop. Got damn tired of the rough ass ride, and my mileage dropped 2mpg or so. They weren't much heaver than my stockers, but it made a difference. I picked up a NICE set of staggered 17's on a 225/45 and have been stickled titless ever since. Much happier with the 17's, ride is better, gas mileage got better, speedo is spot on.

My truck isn't technically a "daily" but I do drive it about 3-4 times a week.
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