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Old 11-12-2010, 09:20 AM
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Default Keep the 16-inchers or go with 15s?

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Since 15-inch tires are generally cheaper than 16s, is it worth it to get rid of my factory stock 16-inch wheels? I plan to put on some big-boy tires (31s or 32s), but thought going with a smaller wheel size would save me some money. It seems like a number of folk on this forum have done exactly that, too, but I wanted to get some opinions from others on the board. Thanks!

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Old 11-12-2010, 09:22 AM
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Default Re: Keep the 16-inchers or go with 15s?

Depends on what stock wheels you have? I personally like mine that's why i kept them. If i had some of the other ranger wheels I prob would have gone aftermarket and got 15's
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Old 11-12-2010, 09:24 AM
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Default Re: Keep the 16-inchers or go with 15s?

If you do get rid of them and they are the same style as 05rangeredge, I want them, lol.
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Old 11-12-2010, 10:05 AM
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Default Re: Keep the 16-inchers or go with 15s?

Just remember it will take a few sets of tires to offset the cost of new wheels.
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Old 11-12-2010, 10:10 AM
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Default Re: Keep the 16-inchers or go with 15s?

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If you do get rid of them and they are the same style as 05rangeredge, I want them, lol.
Actually, mine are exactly like his! And, as it turns out, I just found a set of 15-inch Tech 1 Rock Crawlers in black that'll fit my Ranger perfectly.

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Just remember it will take a few sets of tires to offset the cost of new wheels.
Of course...that's why I'm looking on CL and other places vs. buying retail.

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Old 11-12-2010, 10:11 AM
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Actually, mine are exactly like his! And, as it turns out, I just found a set of 15-inch Tech 1 Rock Crawlers in black that'll fit my Ranger perfectly.

Mike H.
Honestly I would keep your stocks if i were you. Going to a steel wheel like that would be a downgrade if all your doing is getting 15's so the tires would cheaper.
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Old 11-12-2010, 10:29 AM
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Honestly I would keep your stocks if i were you. Going to a steel wheel like that would be a downgrade if all your doing is getting 15's so the tires would cheaper.
Thanks for the opinion; it certainly would save me money now. Plus, I've got a few thousand left on the stock-sized tires, so the Tech 1s would just sit in their boxes until next year.

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