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15's on Second gen

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by THROUGHITALLDUDE, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. Jul 22, 2011 at 12:48 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    Hey guys so I have been a huge fan of the old 4runner rims and I was planning on maybe painting them a different color either black or do a dark gun metal gray. So they of course only are in 15's and I know that they would rub the brakes on the 2nd gens but I have sprider trax on my fronts so I was thinking that I would be able to run the rims with no rubbing problems. What I wanted to know is would spider trax take care of this problem??? heres the wheels I really like
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  2. Jul 22, 2011 at 12:51 PM
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    I don't believe so. Bigger brakes, and calipers if i am not mistaken
     
  3. Jul 22, 2011 at 1:00 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    But i thought that since the spidertrax pull the wheels out I would not hit, or do 15's like rub the inside of the rim?? like I thought that when everyone says they rub its just the calipers clipping the inside spokes of the rims....
     
  4. Jul 22, 2011 at 1:00 PM
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    thats correct...hell I've even heard of some 16s not fitting because of the bore size of the wheel...I think it was a pro comp wheel of some kind :notsure:
     
  5. Jul 22, 2011 at 4:28 PM
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    basically the wheel wont fit over the big front caliper and rotor. i dont think wheel spacers will help.
     
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    smart ass :laugh:
     
  7. Jul 22, 2011 at 4:42 PM
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    haha, for sure :D
     
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    It'd also be cool to see a 9" wheel spacer :eek:
     
  9. Jul 22, 2011 at 4:43 PM
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    ^^This^^

    I've also heard Miata brakes will substitute, but I have a hard time believing that
     
  10. Jul 22, 2011 at 4:44 PM
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    Pshhhh thats what i'm rolling...but I'm gonna upgrade to the Smart Car brake system....increased stopping power by over 9,000 feet :cool:
     
  11. Jul 22, 2011 at 5:36 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    do we have a write up for geo brakes =) oh you guys didnt hear I already have nine inch spacers that I made myself =D
     
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