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OK, I got my bonus, so I want to put some nice Chome RIms and new Tires on my truck. (As well as finish the other things on it from my Wish List). But I am mightily confused. I have never added RIMS to a car before. My last car was a Mercedes SLK230, and it looked fine IMO, so never was interested (not to mention, doing ANYTHING to a BENZ is always 4 figures or more seems like - MINIMUM).

I REALLY like the 20" Rims some of you have done, but cutting up my mud flaps doesn't appeal to me. If I put the Stillen 2" lift on the front will they fit w/o having to do that? But what about ride on tires that thin? Seems like tires that thin would totally get f*'ed up on the slightest potholes or curbs, etc? Input on this matter much appreciated. I saw some 20" American Racing chromes with Pirelli Scorpion ST's that looks just awesome, but is that realistic for a daily driver?

Also, I am wondering if I totally lose my 'truckness' of the truck with tires that thin. Would 18" better and still let me put decent truck tires on it? I do NOT go offroad, just onto some Forest Service Roads at worst, mainy my truck is an Urban go-getter/commuter.

Really interested in some options. Tirerack doesn't list our truck for fitting. I think I will swing by the local 4 Wheel Parts store or Discount Tire and see as well, but looking for some input. Thanks!

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Oh yeah, one more thing - can the speedomoter and odometer be adjusted to take into account new size tires? Does the shop do this?
 

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Try bigwheels.net, they got listing for the frontier. Im looking to get the american racing maxim in 20's. Even with 20's im putting 285/50/20 so it has some meat on the tire for curbs. Hope this helps
 

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20's are fine, even with the lower profile tires the ride doesn't change, but it sticks to the road alot better.
 

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BE SURE TO DOUBLE CHECK YOUR OFFSETS GUYS. Went to have my new rims and all installed today, and they didn't work. I blame the tire store guy, he had the wrong lug pattern ordered to begin with, then the wrong offset. Now waiting for the RIGHT rims ot be shipped from Cali :(

Like I said in a PM, the maxim's don't work. And he said they don't make them in a +30 offset (which, after his other screwups may or may not be true).
 

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I decided to stay with the stock tire and wheel size although I did get after market wheel. By staying with the stock size I don't have to question the odometer speed. The offset on the wheel I chose is close to stock. Here is the wheel I chose if anyone is interested.

http://www.aewheel.com/eagle_alloy_wheels.cfm?id=232

I will have pics by this weekend after I put my 2" lift on.
 

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NizmoGizmo said:
I decided to stay with the stock tire and wheel size although I did get after market wheel. By staying with the stock size I don't have to question the odometer speed. The offset on the wheel I chose is close to stock. Here is the wheel I chose if anyone is interested.

http://www.aewheel.com/eagle_alloy_wheels.cfm?id=232

I will have pics by this weekend after I put my 2" lift on.
i was looking at those too but there is no distributor in Hawaii. :cry: very nice choice...
 
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