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Old 11-20-2010, 01:17 PM
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17" vs 18" wheels

I have a 2010 4dr wrangler that came with factory 18's. Am going to lift it and want to put 17" m/t sidebiters with 35s on it. Understanding that i will have to reprogram it is there any other issues with going with a 17' wheel? Clearance, brake rotors ect.

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Old 11-20-2010, 01:23 PM   #2
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Personally, I don't like large rims. The biggest I would ever go is 16". They keep making the factory rims bigger and bigger, and soon people will be rolling around on 22's....

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I have 17's on my JK and i'm thinking about going back with 16's when the tires wear out. There is a much larger selection of tires in the 15 and 16 inch sizes.
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Interesting topic. I am sure mine were 17's from the assembly line, but I bought it with 18" Pro Comp Extremes already installed. Besides the small jump in wheel size, keep tire size and pricing in your considerations. I know for sure I won't be getting 325s next time around.

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Old 11-21-2010, 10:32 AM   #5
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Mine wears 18s because I got a fantastic deal on them. I really like them and maybe, just maybe, the price of tires for them will have dropped some by the time I will need new tires.
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