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Can I use bigger diameter wheel in truck cheyenne?

I want to change the wheel diameter to 20In, beside 17 original, pros and cons to do this, usually I cargo and carry equipment, is 4x4.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    There are no pro's or con's, if the correct tires are used and the speedometer re-calibrated for the different diameter tires and wheel s it should not cause an issue other than looking kinda lam.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    wheel Dimensions, is it 17" Diameter

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The key to all of this is that by changing the rolling circumference of your tire, you are also changing the amount of leverage that must be exerted to get the vehicle rolling, and to maintain speed uphill. This translates to additional stress on driveline components and can also have a negative effect on fuel mileage. On flat ground, it can add to fuel milage by acting as an 'always-on" overdrive. Generally it's not good to mess with larger than stock setups unless you have a specific goal in mind that is not strictly "cosmetic"!

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