Garage Door Sizes ???

I'm having a garage built (28X32) and have been getting conflicting advice on garage door size. I was going with the 9X7's but but after hearing from my dad and a couple of friends with full size 4X4 pick-ups who have replaced mirrors more than once , I'm considering going to the 10X7 doors as they wished they had. LOL... Would they (10X7) be that much more than 9X7's ? Comments or advice???? Thanks
Oh , one more thing... There is always the possibility that my wife will use the truck as well...LOL...
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I used a pair of 9x7's on my 26'x30' garage. I don't have big 4x4 trucks, so it was no issue for me. My garage has 8' ceilings, so I had to use them anyhow. If you think you need bigger doors, now is the time, before the garage is framed. As for cost, yes they will cost more, but would probably be a small percentage of your overall construction costs.
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The nine wide is plenty, but you might want to go with the 8 high.
Ten is nice if you have a snow plow on, but still not absolutely necessary.
steve

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I would go 9x8 minimum... 9 will only give you a couple inches to spare. 10x8 would be GREAT!
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The key words are "much more". How about telling us both prices, and then we can advise you as to whether the difference qualifies as "much more"?
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<snip> With that size garage, I see no reason not to put in a standard 16 wide door. Just make sure you have good header, two 2X12 with a half inch plywood between, screwed & glued, and two jack studs at each end. Bob-tx
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Bob wrote:

I have a 16' door. I'd much rather have two smaller doors, but my garage isn't wide enough for a center column between the doors. With two smaller doors is that you can control how much you want to open, especially if the garage is heated/cooled.
Also, given that the garage is being built two doors could be put in different planes (maybe recess one from the other, or something) while a single door tends to look like a big slab.
Chris
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