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Since we are all still in the waiting game figured it’s a great time to ask what personal touches are you guys planning on doing to your hummer EV when it arrives …. I plan on wrapping mines as soon as I get it maybe something military looking like fighter jet camo or really thinking about the yellow color from the H2
 

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I want to wrap also, but unsure what color won’t clash with the black/white interior other than black. I am definitely going with 37” tires though.
 

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I’m gonna go for all the good accessories in the book. I’ve contemplated wrapping it but not sure if I actually will or not. If I do I’ll probably wrap it either to match my h2 or my blue Jean f250
 

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1) Light bar if they'll still do it.
2) Retractable tonneau cover
3) Accessory switches

I'm wrapping mine too. Contacted a company that does the wraps and they're doing some mock-ups: black with either a flag or eagle (patriotic) somewhere on the vehicle, but subtle. Haven't seen the mock-ups yet.

I've also decided that I want 37" tires. The dealership didn't know about this option, so I'm assuming the tires will have to come from a local tire shop (i.e. Discount Tire). The challenge is finding a 37" tire with lower drag. Most of the mud tires will kill the mileage. The Nitto Recon Grappler resembles an all-terrain tire, but looks decent, probably has better mileage, and comes in 37/13.50/24. I want a large diameter wheel, though I see that some of the people commented on another thread that they don't like the large diameter wheels. "To each their own" -- I like large wheels.

Goodyear did a custom Wrangler All-Territory tire for the Hummer EV. It'd be great if they'd do a custom 37" tire too, so that could be an option, but I doubt that they'd do it for a 22" or 24" wheel.
 

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1) Light bar if they'll still do it.
2) Retractable tonneau cover
3) Accessory switches

I'm wrapping mine too. Contacted a company that does the wraps and they're doing some mock-ups: black with either a flag or eagle (patriotic) somewhere on the vehicle, but subtle. Haven't seen the mock-ups yet.

I've also decided that I want 37" tires. The dealership didn't know about this option, so I'm assuming the tires will have to come from a local tire shop (i.e. Discount Tire). The challenge is finding a 37" tire with lower drag. Most of the mud tires will kill the mileage. The Nitto Recon Grappler resembles an all-terrain tire, but looks decent, probably has better mileage, and comes in 37/13.50/24. I want a large diameter wheel, though I see that some of the people commented on another thread that they don't like the large diameter wheels. "To each their own" -- I like large wheels.

Goodyear did a custom Wrangler All-Territory tire for the Hummer EV. It'd be great if they'd do a custom 37" tire too, so that could be an option, but I doubt that they'd do it for a 22" or 24" wheel.
I'm in the large wheel group also. How big are you thinking? My problem is the bigger you go the higher the weight of each wheel and I believe that would be a huge factor on range.
 

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A 24" wheel will look great with a 37" tire, so I'm trying to find a wheel/tire combo in that range. The other drawback of a large wheel is the risk of damage to the rim. In Michigan, pot holes are very common in the early spring. My wife and I have both had damage to our wheels as a result.
 

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Potholes aren't terrible here, but definitely do exist. My other biggest issue when you start looking at 8 lug 24" wheels they go out to 14" wide with deep lips and I'm not into the crazy wheel combo sticking out past the fenders. I just want big wheels and decent tires. Like 28" wheels is my vision, but might not happen with the options out there.
 

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Don’t forget to factor in Load Range when looking at tires. Load Range C, and probably D tires aren’t going to like 9000+ pounds.
 

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Don’t forget to factor in Load Range when looking at tires. Load Range C, and probably D tires aren’t going to like 9000+ pounds.
That is correct. There are a lot of factors from adding huge wheels, but surely it can be done. I also don't want to be ridiculous about it as things like crab walk and 4 wheel steer I will want to work as normal. I'm trying to find as similar size wheel and tire combo as big as possible while staying close to the factory specs.
 

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If you’re looking at tires look at the Kenda klevers too.
Nitro also makes a ridge grappler in a 37x11.5 which should be fine on the hummer

I’m not with you guys on the rims tho. I’d take the suv 20s or maybe a 22 but I don’t want the pavemeny princess look
 

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I thought about putting bigger tires but it’s just not worth sacrificing range for me. Ask for big wheels i just never been a fan of big wheels especially with Houston’s pot holes.
 

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Well I seen this lifted TRX and I think I changed my mind I do want 37s and a bigger wheels this truck looked amazing. Makes me want to wrap the hummer black satin too View attachment 1259 View attachment 1260
Yes Impressive for a Dodge... :) . Will go with the 35's on my Ev1 and let others run the 37's to actually see the pro's and con's. Must say like the wrap. What are the average costs for a wrap?
 

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Yes Impressive for a Dodge... :) . Will go with the 35's on my Ev1 and let others run the 37's to actually see the pro's and con's. Must say like the wrap. What are the average costs for a wrap?
For a big vehicle like the hummer I’m gonna say cost to wrap would be at least $3,500 I could be wrong doe
 

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Well I seen this lifted TRX and I think I changed my mind I do want 37s and a bigger wheels this truck looked amazing. Makes me want to wrap the hummer black satin too View attachment 1259 View attachment 1260
Wow that TRX is pretty sick! I have a TRX myself. Guzzling up all the gas I can before I switch the the electric Hummer lol
 

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I like 37’s just don’t want to lose much range. I’ll wait til I find out how everyone else’s range is effected before I jump on that ship
 

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So two things that concern me about moving to the 37s:
1) Should affect your WTF 0-60 speed a bit will it not? im sure the impact wont be huge and will still leave you saying WTF
2) When I had my H3 I got it used with aftermarket XD rims and tires, in addition I got an aftermarket extended warranty with it. Months later the engine has compression issues. I bring it in to GMC to fix/trouble shoot the issue, they tear down the entire top end of the engine THEN warranty people come out to inspect the job and say they wont cover my vehicle!!! Apparently to them the increased wheel size puts additional wear, tear, and strain on the engine/transmission components which led to the failure. So they refunded me the 2k for my policy and i had to come out of pocket another 2k to get my truck running again.


Im almost 100% sure this experience was due to the extended warranty policy providers being shady AF but it still worries me that changing the tires could get me into trouble with warranty issues. Has anyone ever heard of a situation like this before? Does anyone know if changing tire size would affect warranty policies?
 
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