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18x9 BFD Wheels

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires Marketplace' started by JdMeF9SiR2, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. JdMeF9SiR2

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    Most definitely every set of 18x9" / 6x139.7 BFDs are 0mm offset and 5" backspacing.

    4.5" is a great backspacing for an 8" wide wheel, but 4.5" backspacing would be pretty aggressive for a Tacoma on a 9" wide wheel. 5" backspacing on a 9" wheel width is a much better fit for the majority of Tacoma owners.

    The BFDs in 18x9" / 0mm offset / 5" backspacing will not give you any issues with the majority of popular suspension setups / tire sizes (usually a 1-3" lift and 275/65R18 or 285/65R18 tires). We've also tested the BFDs with aftermarket upper control arms, aftermarket spindle lifts (4.5" / 5.5") and 33" tires with no issues either other than normal rubbing due to the tire diameter.

    If you stick with original factory suspension and OEM sized tires (265/60R18) in 18" you won't have any rubbing.
     
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    Got my wheels today! They're going on tomorrow...
     
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    Waiting at the tire store sucks...
     
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    It will be worth the wait! :) Can't wait to see your truck!
     
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    Looks awesome!
     
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    Had to lose the front flaps. Performed a little surgery on the over fenders, but I still have another inch in my Icons. Adding that tomorrow and getting the alignment checked.
     
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    Sweet! Looks super clean. Reminds me of the time that we had 18x9" BFDs in graphite on our Tacoma before going to 16x8" Five Stars w/ 35's (which is probably a little too much tire by the way).

    What size did you end up installing?
     
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    Went with 285 65 18's. Added my last inch of lift on my Icons. [​IMG]
     
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    Lookin' good Steve! Let's see some more!
     
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    :D:D:D I have to get me one of those license plate frames!
     
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    I would think you know where they are.
     
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    :D Aside from the boxes of license plate frames in our shop, I have them installed on my truck too.
     
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    Everyday I look at my BFD's and think how awesome they look.
     
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    Dustin,
    you got PM. thanks.
     
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    Are you joining us?
     
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    :bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:

    I'm really glad to hear that you're so happy with your BFDs!

    PM sent to you sir. You're welcome, and thank you too. :)
     
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    After all the positive feedback on this forum. I'm sold.

    PM sent.
     
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