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respect the 17s!

I've seen some hate for the base 17" wheels in other threads, but really they're not that bad! Besides, they're more unique in a way since the majority of WK2s I see aren't running them.

Just saying...

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Re: respect the 17s!

If you say so.
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Re: respect the 17s!

I like mine too :-)
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Re: respect the 17s!

You're right, they aren't really that bad, they also aren't really that good. boring, plain. Can't wait to get rid of mine
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Re: respect the 17s!

Ok they arent 20's but I keep em clean... HAHAHA what movie? +rep for the first one to answer correctly
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Re: respect the 17s!

I have them, no problems with the looks. And I prefer the extra sidewall, they ride better and seem to handle the winter snow better than any lower profile tire Ive driven
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Re: respect the 17s!

The 18s are more bland than the 17s. With that said, I'm not a fan of any of the painted rims. The 20s don't look right on a Jeep. What I'm saying is that of the factory options, when I was looking around in the lot, I thought the polished 18s looked best. But, they were not worlds better than the 17s, and I liked the painted 17s better than the painted 18s. Those plastic coated 17s look WAY better then the plastic coated 18s I've seen.
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Re: respect the 17s!

17's are the new 15's. End of story.
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Re: respect the 17s!

NAH....you may have a point...Buttt...I can not wait to get rid of the plain Jane ..for the upgrade Utopia's..hahhah..with shine
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Re: respect the 17s!

Obviously, the best wheel size is subjective. Personally I think I like the 17". I just bought a new summit and already downgraded to the 18" polished wheel. I am currently looking for a set of 17" wheels that I will have powdercoated semi-gloss black to replace the already downgraded 18' polished wheels.
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Re: respect the 17s!

ColinIllinios got it. Sorry for the mini Hi-jack to the OP.
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