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17x8 or 17x9

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by SCSPerformance, Sep 14, 2011.

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What size wheels would you want to purchase?

Poll closed Oct 29, 2011.
  1. 17x8

    16 vote(s)
    23.9%
  2. 17x9

    34 vote(s)
    50.7%
  3. Give me 16s!!!

    9 vote(s)
    13.4%
  4. I lub my stockies!

    2 vote(s)
    3.0%
  5. Stock BS look

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Fender flush BS

    5 vote(s)
    7.5%
  7. Aggressive wide stance BS

    14 vote(s)
    20.9%
  1. Sep 14, 2011 at 7:20 PM
    #1
    SCSPerformance

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    if you were to buy new wheels today for your taco(gen1 or gen2), would you be interested in 17x8 or 17x9, given both sizes are available with the proper backspacing. also note if you prefer stock bs(slightly tucked in), fender flush look, or the aggressive stance with minimal bs.

    if you view this thread, just vote in the poll. there's no right or wrong answer, i just want to know what you prefer.
     
  2. Sep 14, 2011 at 8:08 PM
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    wannatoy570

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    I like the aggressive stance and i love the look of a fat foot print so id go with the 17x9
     
  3. Sep 15, 2011 at 5:43 AM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Depends on the the tire size. the 8" wide works for 265's, while the 9" may not be approved for that size, depending on the tire manufacturer.
     
  4. Sep 15, 2011 at 10:07 AM
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    3.2.1 the tire man. KPT Knows tires & wheels
     
  5. Sep 15, 2011 at 10:16 AM
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    Bolt79

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    I went with the 8 inch because I went with 265's--I read on here (or somewhere) that 9 inch wheels were too wide for 265's.

    Anyways, the 8's worked out really good and I like the stance, my tires are just outside the edge of my fenders:

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  6. Sep 15, 2011 at 10:38 AM
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    SCSPerformance

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    that looks really good! i like that look. so that's 17x8 with 4.5" BS?
     
  7. Sep 15, 2011 at 11:11 AM
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    Yea.
     
  8. Sep 15, 2011 at 10:02 PM
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  9. Sep 15, 2011 at 10:05 PM
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    17x9, I like the wide stance..
     
  10. Sep 16, 2011 at 5:22 PM
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    keep it coming guys.
     
  11. Sep 16, 2011 at 5:32 PM
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    I like a wide aggressive stance.

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  12. Sep 26, 2011 at 8:58 AM
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    17x9 with 285's

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  13. Sep 26, 2011 at 9:13 AM
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    I wanted that exact set up. Ballistics with GY. Looks nice.
     
  14. Oct 15, 2011 at 7:06 PM
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    Are you on stock suspension, I will be installing some 17x8 Pro Comp steelies with a 4.5" backspace but had to get some 1.25" spacers to avoid rubbing.
     
  15. Oct 16, 2011 at 6:38 PM
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    Aggressive wide stance FTW!
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  16. Oct 19, 2011 at 5:22 PM
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    No, I've got 5100's set to 1.75 in front and TSB springs in rear. And I still got a slight rub on the right side when I'm fully locked to the left.
     
  17. Oct 19, 2011 at 5:52 PM
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    thanks for the feedback guys, keep them coming.
     
  18. Oct 19, 2011 at 6:58 PM
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    To do what?

    If you wheel, a narrower wheel holds a bead better. That's an important consideration.

    Otherwise, if it's just looks, fuck it.
     
  19. Oct 20, 2011 at 12:25 AM
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    all depends on tire size. Can't answer if you don't specify tire size.
     
  20. Oct 20, 2011 at 10:43 AM
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    my question and poll is about what you would choose if you were to buy new wheels. this is just research for me. i want to see what guys are currently using or what they plan to use.
     
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