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Opinions please. Should I put 20's on my 08 Roush 427R?

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Old 08-10-2010, 12:20 PM   #1
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Default Opinions please. Should I put 20's on my 08 Roush 427R?

I just purchased the car this week with 3,000 miles on the clock. It has the stock Roush chrome 18's on it now. I love the wheels but think something bigger may look better. I have an in on some 20" American Muscle Bullitt reps that are chrome.

Should I install the 20's or leave the wheels be?

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Old 08-10-2010, 12:24 PM   #2
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i like the ones on the car more than the 20s you have chosen. But the ROUSH 20s are nice
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Old 08-10-2010, 12:28 PM   #3
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I'd say leave it. I noticed a small difference (weight) when I went from 16's to 18's, but it looks 100x better
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Wow that was quick! Keep the thoughts coming.
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Old 08-10-2010, 01:01 PM   #5
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nice ride...I'd say leave the rims as they are, but smoke the front signals...
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nice ride...I'd say leave the rims as they are, but smoke the front signals...
My thoughts as well.
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Do I need to remove the front bumper to install them?
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Do I need to remove the front bumper to install them?
No... all you need to remove is both inner fenders and the whole swap may take all of 30 minutes.
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If you can, put the 20" on and see how they look.
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Wish I could!
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i think the 20's would look beter but they will hurt performance, so its up to you if you dont mind sacrificing performance for looks.
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Think you would be going backwards putting 20s on your ride. It looks sweet with the rims on it now.
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Alright.... I agree with all of you. Roush tuned this car for 18's. I may look for some nice staggered 18's. I am thinking grey though.
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no, keep what you have, you are not going to find many wheels that are better than what you have
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keep the 18's, but maybe change tires, get some meat on the rears.
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I say either keep the wheels that you have on there or go with the 20" Roush rims...those are really nice looking wheels.
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just noticed this, Torch Red GT or Hootna, one of you guys gotta change your sig, that ****s confusing lol
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just noticed this, Torch Red GT or Hootna, one of you guys gotta change your sig, that ****s confusing lol
lol im overdue for some updated pics anyway, so i was going to change mine eventually. the funny part is, that hootnas car is what made me want to get a torch red mustang.
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20's are just too big and look to blingy! Plus not only do you lose out on performance but the ride suffers more because of the required lower profile tires.

It looks good with the wheels on it! I mean come on.... it's a Roush!!!

Love the car!
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the 20" Roush rims...those are really nice looking wheels.

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