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So I have a chance to get some 17" walker evens , but they don't come with tires but a good price but I will still have to spend money to get new tires

The problem is I just brought new tires and dealing with selling them as a whole or parted my be more of pain then I want to deal with

Also I am not seeing the big deal with dropping down to 17s , I think the only reason I thinking of doing it because the issue people have with 20s on a jeep
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don't switch just because of what people think about them, particularly if it's just gonna be a headache. If you like them, keep them.
^This...

Don't you run 37's on your 20's?

Who gives a crap about what other people think? Unless they want to start paying for the part they they think you should run....screw em.

The only reasons I would consider dropping from what you have to 17's would have nothing to do with looks or what other people think I should run.

It would be because tires are probably cheaper, overall wheels are probably lighter, and you have more sidewall and room to air down. But being that I don't hardcore off-road, I would pretty much only care about the first two reasons because they equal money in my pocket. But as far as looks go....37's on 20's look fine to me.
 

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Your jeep has nice proportions. There's enough rubber on those rims and clearance to the fender that you don't notice the size of the rim. I hate large rims and I really like the look of your jeep.
 

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This is really ironic, just yesterday you were crusading for dubs and the unquestionable right to roll on them and today you are considering giving them up for the antithesis of dubs: Walker Evans beadlocks. :rofl:

The Walker's are outstanding wheels but without the tires its going to be expensive. Besides if your dubs are holding up off road and you obviously favor them, why change now?

Good luck with your decision. Do whatever makes you and your wallet happy! Maybe 24s with 42" tires instead?
 

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Wow! The champion of 20's is reconsidering his opinion. I sense a disturbance in the force. :beerdrinking:
 

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I love my 20s and the setup , what bothers me is will I like the ride and is it worth doing for off road

The tires I will get will still be E rated and I don't have a issue off road , about the only thing I can think of that the 17s will help is for wash board roads
 

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don't switch just because of what people think about them, particularly if it's just gonna be a headache. If you like them, keep them.

unless, of course, you're looking to pick up some beadlocks.
^^This.

Do the 20s make you giggle? If so, and you ditch em, when you're 50 you'll think, damn, I wish I'd had the balls to keep my 20s.

Or not. :)
 

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I run 20s on 35s and there's tons of sidewall. I think your jeep looks well proportioned, no need to switch it up to please others.
 

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I think Bully looks bad :mooning: just how he is. :D
 

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Your Jeep looks good the way it is. If it works for you and the change is a hassle why bother.

And about 17" tires being cheaper. How many sets of tires will you have to buy to make up the money spent upfront. Even if it is only two sets because you do good on selling the current wheels, that is most likely years before the change is cost effective(unless you buy a lot of tires).
 

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Looks great the way it is!

But if you're looking to save money in the future going with 17s will be cheaper.
 
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