Thread: 18's Vs 20's
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:50 PM   #2
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20's are typically heavier than 18's so you're adding additional rotational mass. On a GT, a few people would never notice. But on your V6, you WILL notice any additional mass.

With 20's, you have less sidewall in order to maintain the equivalent OE outside diameter (O.D.). Less sidewall usually means a stiffer/harsher ride and will increase the possibility of a bent wheel from potholes.

Then there are those that think 20's on most Stangs look poorly (can you say clown car?). Of all the Stangs that I've seen with 20's, MAYBE 5% of them look appealing. Of the other 95%, all you see is wheel and then "oh, yeah, look there's a car attached to them". But then, that's just my opinion.
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