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  1. #1

    Default Correct me if I am wrong

    20" wheels have these negative attributes:

    -hurts MPG
    -harder to stop
    -rough Ride
    -Harder on the brakes
    -Tires are Pricey
    -wears suspension and steering parts faster

    I WANT 20's but there are so many cons!

    2004 Silverado 4.3
    Roll Pan
    Custom Painted bumper
    2'' Drop Shackels on the rear
    Billet Grill
    Pionner Deck
    20" Veloche Verzio's
    Low Rider Locking bed cover
    Spray-in bed liner
    so far....

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    anything that is bigger or heavyer than stock is going to do more wear its not all that much diffrence in everthing you listed...
    Ryan

    2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4x4 (the Yellow Jacket)
    4inch suspension 3inch body
    Straight 6 (383 Stroker within a year)
    36inch SuperSwamper TSL.
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    Daily Driver Weekend Wheeler
    much more...

    2004 Sierra crew cab, 2wd, 5.3 V8
    2inch Daystar Leveling kit
    single dumped Flowmaster 40 sieries exaust(removed)
    Mb Blitz Chrome wheels
    Leer Bed Cover(for sale)
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    Post Correct if Im wrong

    Have 20s on wifes Trailblazer with Belltech 1.5X3inch lowering kit.After 65,000 miles still has all original front end parts, gets 28 mpgs on highway.

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    Well i bought a sell of 20's today and I am putting them on tomorrow morning.

    I will see how much I hate em.

    2004 Silverado 4.3
    Roll Pan
    Custom Painted bumper
    2'' Drop Shackels on the rear
    Billet Grill
    Pionner Deck
    20" Veloche Verzio's
    Low Rider Locking bed cover
    Spray-in bed liner
    so far....

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    I Love my 20's with 295/45 's. Play with the pressure. Start at around 32. I find 35 good for me. You can find a sweet spot and still get good mpg. If you are going to tow add a little more pressure to the rear when you do. Less sidewall remember. Couple more pounds should do. Post some pics.

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    Really appriciate the help Crane. That was what I was hopping for was someone to give me the green light on these bad boys

    These wheels have some REALLY low pros on em that i have got to ditch. 245 I think.

    I will throw up some pics in the AM after I throw em on.

    2004 Silverado 4.3
    Roll Pan
    Custom Painted bumper
    2'' Drop Shackels on the rear
    Billet Grill
    Pionner Deck
    20" Veloche Verzio's
    Low Rider Locking bed cover
    Spray-in bed liner
    so far....

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    I love my 20's and the bigger the tires, the softer the ride so if you are going low-pro better get some good shocks.
    Darcy
    Washington State
    2006 Silverado 2500HD LT3 4X4 CC SB Duramax LBZ
    Tuff Country 6" lift, 35" Toyo M/T's on 20" Ultra Peacemaker wheels, Quadzilla Stealth2 programmer, Diamond Eye 5" cat-back exhaust, factory Special order color Yellow.

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    with the low pro tires the ride will be rougher, but thats about it. it may hurt MPGs if the rims are heavier than stock. as for the front end parts wearing out faster i dont think you have to worry about that.

    oh and pics!!
    PETE
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    1999 Jeep Cherokee, 3" Rustys lift, 33" BFG MT's, locked, armored: Rolled :(
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