- July 29, 2014
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- City, State
- Tijuana, Baja California
- Year, Model & Trim Level
- 2014 Explorer Sport
Has anyone added aftermarket wheels to their X yet? I thought I did my research and ordered a set of highend 22" wheels and tires and when they came in and had one mounted for fitment they looked very cheap like something you might find at Pepboys. I am starting the search all over again. I know they stock wheels are nice but want to personalize the X since their are 2 in the area now exactly like ours. Post your pics if you have any. i have seen the SEMA rides but 2 of them are 24"s and do not want to go that big.
I know what you mean. Quite a few wheel "upgrades" I've seen look like downgrades to me. Achieving the right look is kind of an art as you have so many things to consider. Wheel size, offset, width, color. Tire size is important for good execution as well.
I care about weight as well, so that takes a lot of wheels out of list of options. Weight affects acceleration, handling, braking, and fuel economy.
That being said, I have been considering wheel options for about a month or so and finally placed an order. My wheels are being made to order and will take 4-5 weeks to complete.
If my research pays off, hopefully I will achieve a look similar to this:
My setup will be:
22x10.5 +45 rear (Deep Concave)
22X9 +45 front (Semi Concave)
285 40 22 rear tires
265 40 22 front tires
Color I ordered should be more like this: