OFF-ROADING WHEELS

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ADB78
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OFF-ROADING WHEELS

Post by ADB78 » Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:26 pm

Evening all.

Whats the difference in 18 / 19 and 20 inch wheels for off - roading. Anyone on the forum tested the different sizes ?
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Re: OFF-ROADING WHEELS

Post by pcheaven » Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:32 pm

Smaller wheel = taller sidewalll = better off road performance.

For many 19 is the sweet spot.

20’s are terrible off road and easily damaged.
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Re: OFF-ROADING WHEELS

Post by guthrie » Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:20 am

ADB78 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:26 pm
Evening all.

Whats the difference in 18 / 19 and 20 inch wheels for off - roading. Anyone on the forum tested the different sizes ?
Biggest difference is the range, price and comfort of each of the sizes.

Ive gone from a 235-60-18 (Goodyear Wrangler) to a mild Yokohama All Terrain (with new wheels) in 245-65-17. The 17" wheels are much better over bumps and cost $AUD 50 less per tyre than the equivalent 18"s.

If you dont want to change wheel size, but want to improve your offroad traction, you can fit a 255-60-18 on the standard 18" rim or a 255-55-19 on the standard 19" rim.

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Re: OFF-ROADING WHEELS

Post by SarahStreet » Wed Jan 29, 2020 4:57 pm

Did you have to adjust the rear lower control arms when you fitted your 17" wheels, or did it clear the inner rim without any drama?

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Re: OFF-ROADING WHEELS

Post by guthrie » Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:40 pm

No adjustments were required for the 17” wheels

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Re: OFF-ROADING WHEELS

Post by s7gpt » Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:02 pm

Any alternative for 20’s
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