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I located several GM photos showing a new Enclave with the 20" wheels to be offered through Buick dealers. Check my Album in our site Photo Gallery.

 

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i sorta like the optional 19s better!
 

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I can't really quantify this but they do not seem to match the rest of the "feel" of the vehicle. They seem out of place to me.
 

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ya

i agree!
 

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I agree also. I think that the factory-delivered wheels present a more refined appearance.

With the accessory 20" wheels, I think that GM has tried to capture a slice of the "bling" market for aftermarket wheels. These wheels may be a fine alternative to other aftermarket wheels, but I would not choose them over the 19" factory wheels.
 

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those are ugly sorta remind me of the ones i have on my volvo..... i just looked at them today and said i will make sure i dont get those rims again lol. :eek:hno: they have some beautiful ones for the acadia. i was hoping we would get some that looked liked those.
 

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those are ugly sorta remind me of the ones i have on my volvo..... i just looked at them today and said i will make sure i dont get those rims again lol. :eek:hno: they have some beautiful ones for the acadia. i was hoping we would get some that looked liked those.
:ditto:
 

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I agree. The 20" just doesn't look like they match the feel of the Enclave. Now the 19" chrome option really do
look great especially after a wash and buffed with a soft lint-free towel. I also use Armourall tire foam on the tires.
They really had class to an already classy car.

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Baugham, If you give up on the Amourall Foam for the tires, I believe you will be extremely happy with "Meguiar's" Hi Gloss Hot Shine Tire Coating. It has an adjustible Valve. Just spray it on, wait a few, Spray again and "Bingo". I've tried lot's of Tire shine and this is one of the best. :)
 

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Baugham, If you give up on the Amourall Foam for the tires, I believe you will be extremely happy with "Meguiar's" Hi Gloss Hot Shine Tire Coating. It has an adjustible Valve. Just spray it on, wait a few, Spray again and "Bingo". I've tried lot's of Tire shine and this is one of the best. :)
I CHECKED IT OUT LOOKS LIKE YOU HAVE TO DO MAIL ORDER.... I WANT TO TRY IT...HERE IS LINK FOR THOSE INTERESTED.

http://www.meguiars.com/?tire-care/Hot-Shine-High-Gloss-Tire-Coating
 

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Buick has custom designed Michelin tires for the 19" wheels, to reduce road noise. What about the 20" wheels -- standard (noisy) tires or custom designed Michelin tires?

Also, are any changes made to the suspension, transmission, etc. to optimize performance with 20" wheels?
 

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Thanks MsS42 and rocketman for the infor about the tire form. Did wash and wax last evening and was going to take more
pictures today for the gallery but this morning we were having a visitation from a tropical storm here in Florida and besides
I had to make a Wal-mart run with the grandkids so I guess I will try again later.

I did find the Meguires wash and wax you guys told me about so I bought it. Didn't find any better tire foam. Funny you said
that about the tire foam rocketman, I have been disappointed with Armourall tire foam for awhile now. It doesn't hold up long, especially
when it rains and I noticed it again this morning so I was going to see if I could find something better. I will give the Meguairs brand
a try. Probably will have to order it like MsS42 said, didn't see any at wal-mart.

Baugham
 

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Baugham said:
Thanks MsS42 and rocketman for the infor about the tire form. Did wash and wax last evening and was going to take more
pictures today for the gallery but this morning we were having a visitation from a tropical storm here in Florida and besides
I had to make a Wal-mart run with the grandkids so I guess I will try again later.

I did find the Meguires wash and wax you guys told me about so I bought it. Didn't find any better tire foam. Funny you said
that about the tire foam rocketman, I have been disappointed with Armourall tire foam for awhile now. It doesn't hold up long, especially
when it rains and I noticed it again this morning so I was going to see if I could find something better. I will give the Meguairs brand
a try. Probably will have to order it like MsS42 said, didn't see any at wal-mart.

Baugham
just washed your car and a tropical storm is approaching or there :eek:hno:

hey glad you liked it. it was rocketman that told us about it. i just went online and posted the website for all those who wanted more info on it. i will check target for it when i get a chance.
 

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Yeah I know it was dumb, But I was determined I wasn't driving a nasty car this weekend!!Wanted to get the dust off from the
reunion trip before the rain turned it to mud.

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Yeah I know it was dumb, But I was determined I wasn't driving a nasty car this weekend!!Wanted to get the dust off from the
reunion trip before the rain turned it to mud.

Baugham
check this out.... put on rain coat, soap up car real good let storm wash off, drive in garage after storm rinse, dry and polish.... hehehehehehe ;D j/k having fun w/ya.
 

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MsS42 said:
check this out.... put on rain coat, soap up car real good let storm wash off, drive in garage after storm rinse, dry and polish.... hehehehehehe ;D j/k having fun w/ya.
hahahaha, I've done that many times before.. Less the raincoat that is.. :angel:
 

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The Tire Shine that I mentioned before can be found in Auto Parts Stores. I doubt Walmarts, Targets etc., will carry it. Good luck. I don't believe you will be disapointed.
 

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i sorta like the optional 19s better!
I also agree, especially the chromes. I don't generally care for chrome, but I strongly prefer wheels with either five or seven clean spokes, and the chromes work best in this case.
 

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The DIO 19"s are the best looking no question. Between factory 19"s and DIO 20"s I would still pick 20"s i think those are better looking.
 
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