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Cragar Soft 8's

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by Wreckless_71, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. Jun 10, 2010 at 12:00 PM
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    Wreckless_71

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    Who's runnin em? Let's see pics!
     
  2. Jun 10, 2010 at 12:03 PM
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    Carlo

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    There is a dude around the corner from me that has them on his gen 1 and they look good.
     
  3. Jun 10, 2010 at 12:41 PM
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    96er

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    Price is fantastic, wheel design is nice (like an ARE Baja), the only thing I don't like is the length of the center caps. We don't have solid axles or the need for any cap longer than 2", yet these are like 4" long - probably since its cheaper to include a universal length rather than application-specific. It looks like a big weiner coming out of the middle of the wheel. I also DON'T like the no cap look so forget that suggestion.

    Wheeler's sells generic black caps at 2.75" long which is about right, do you think these will fit any aftermarket wheel since the bore in the same (4.25"?)
     
  4. Jun 10, 2010 at 2:23 PM
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    steve o 77

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    should work.
     
  5. Jun 10, 2010 at 2:49 PM
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    Wreckless_71

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    I don't see why not...

    Any pictures..?
     
  6. Jun 10, 2010 at 2:52 PM
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    HomerTaco

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  7. Jun 10, 2010 at 2:59 PM
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    Thank you... haha
     
  8. Jun 10, 2010 at 3:02 PM
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    mikesdoublecab

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    you may not find too many tacos running the steel soft 8s...

    as the holes are stamped out or dimple die cut, they have not cleared tacoma calipers for years...

    back in the day, first gen taco owners either had to run wheel spacers or shave/grind the brake veins on the front calipers to clear the dimple dies...

    those unfortunate to shave too much, ended up with a $300 repair per caliper...

    there was a recent story from someone on ToyotaNation who installed the wheels without spacers, drove about 3 feet, and the wheels got stuck on the calipers and he was unable to break them free to move the truck...

    the alloy 8 hole wheels from pro comp are laser cut, so they don't have that fitment issue, but the steel soft 8s are so much cheaper to buy...
     
  9. Jun 10, 2010 at 5:41 PM
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  10. Jun 10, 2010 at 5:51 PM
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  11. Jun 11, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    Hey sorry guys I see what you were talking about now mike... no that was a quote that lost the quote mark lol. Scroll up a bit and you should be able to find the original post by the guy with the red truck ( I assume that's the truck you're looking at)
     
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