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Old 03-26-2012, 12:21 PM   #1
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295/65R20's on a Rubicon

I can get 5 Fuel Offroad Wheels in a 20" x 9" for a steal....less than $600 for all 5....I know that's not an ideal size but for the price are they worth considering?

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Old 03-26-2012, 01:03 PM   #2
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I wouldn't even consider them for a second.

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Old 03-26-2012, 01:08 PM   #3
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Not a big fan of 20 inch wheels on a Jeep. I think that will be the general opinion here. Fuel makes some nice looking wheels, which ones are they?
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:15 PM   #4
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Octane's in Chrome....Boosts are what I want just too damn expensice
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:18 PM   #5
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:19 PM   #6
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What does that have to do with the tire size ?
The 295/65x20 tire, has a real SHORT sidewall on a 20" wheel-

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I can get 5 Fuel Offroad Wheels in a 20" x 9" for a steal....less than $600 for all 5....I know that's not an ideal size but for the price are they worth considering?
Those 20" wheels are OK, if you only go on very mild trails, but 20" is gettin pretty big to take any advantage in the proper size tires-

I've got a set of LT295/75x16" tires and they are STUPENDOUS-

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Old 03-26-2012, 01:20 PM   #7
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You know my opinion.. I just want to be in this thread

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Old 03-26-2012, 01:22 PM   #8
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How big would I have to go with 20's to have enough sidewall? Keeping in mind I'm staying with 4.10's for a while...
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40's minimum and with 4.10's your jeep would be a total dog.. Also you would need to dump a nice penny into axle upgrades if not need to replace your axles entirely
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:27 PM   #10
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I wouldn't put 20" wheels on my Jeep if somebody paid me to do it.

That said, you may be able to get a deal for the wheels, but tires in that size are gonna kill any savings benefits. Better off getting 15's or 16's, WITH tires, for about the same, or less, overall cost.


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Probably looking at 3-4in lift with flat fenders as well to clear them..
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:33 PM   #12
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Yeah I have been looking at that, prices aren't bad for 15" or 16"....really dig the Nitto Trail Grapplers but probably need a 17" to get the wheel I like best...
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:38 PM   #13
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17x9's are fine..
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Old 03-26-2012, 03:18 PM   #14
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Nittos are really heavy. If you want to stick with your stock gears you probably should look into a lighter tire like the duratrac or Bfg all terrain or the KM2

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