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i have a stock 2007 chevy silverado with the stock 17's. The tires are in need of being replaced. I would like to buy some nice wheels. but in doubt if i should go with 22's or 24'? will they ride the same? i am not planing on leveling it or doing nothing to the suspension. will 22's look to small? i Drive this vehicle every day? so i want some thing that looks good and rides nice.
 

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I think the NNBS Silverados look best with 22s, 24s are too big and your ride will not be so great. On my NBS I had 20s and it firmed up the ride quite a bit over the stock 17s. Its all about the amount of sidewall you have-I had 285/50R20s so it was still a pretty substantial amount.
 

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i agree with hawaiikid, 22s look best with a 45 series tire for trucks IMO
 

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Well first off where do you live? Is there a lot of pot holes? The bigger the rim the smaller the side wall on the tire, less flex so it may handle better but as said above you will have a ruff ride.. Also you will have more weight so you may want to get a better brake's on there.. Living in the NY area I had 22's on my old avalanche and it was not so bad.. I have 20's now and like the ride..
 

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I think 22's would look best. As previously stated though, your ride quality will decrease with the larger wheels and you may want to look into upgrading your brakes. Those big wheels will stress the stock brakes and put more wear and tear on the pads and rotors than a smaller wheel.
 

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I think 22's would look best. As previously stated though, your ride quality will decrease with the larger wheels and you may want to look into upgrading your brakes. Those big wheels will stress the stock brakes and put more wear and tear on the pads and rotors than a smaller wheel.
x2 some what on what he said. i dont see how it would cause that much of stress since i see guys all the time running 20's,22's, with 33 and 35 inch tires with lifts on stock brakes. I think he will be fine with the stock brakes myself
 

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There could be some potential loss in braking performance and possibly reduced life on brake components, since adding larger diameter tires/ wheels from what were originally on the vehicle (and what the oem brakes were designed to handle) could have an adverse affect on the life of the brakes. Plus, big wheels with tiny brakes looks dumb IMO.
 

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I would not go any bigger than 22’s you might what to test drive a truck with 20’s then 22’s the bigger the wheel the stiffer the ride. The tire also makes a difference I have Nitto Grapplers and they require higher tire pressure. My 20’s drive fine but have been in a friend’s truck with 24’s and the ride is not that great and he has also had issues with rim damage from potholes.
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I would recommend 22's. I have 22's on my NBS running a 40 series tire and before I lowered it I noticed a moderate difference in ride stiffness. I decided to lower mine because I thought the gap between the top of the tire and the bottom of the rear fender looked ridiculous. I live in San Diego and the streets aren't great here. To date I have one ding on a wheel from an encounter with a pot hole that I didn't see soon enough to miss. My buddy put 24's on his truck and it ended up riding like a board on his 35 series rubber.
 

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I think 24's will look best. I've rode in trucks with 22's & 24's. They both were fine to me. I rode in my friends truck the other day with a 285/30/22. I thought it was going to be a rough ride, but it rode better then my truck with 265/75/17. 22's look too small on the 07+ trucks in my opinion. Just get a really nice tire with at least a 35 series and I think you'll be good. If you're not lowering your truck at all then you should be able to get a decent size tire with 24's.
 
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