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good looking wheels for desert sand

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by franzcars, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. Apr 10, 2011 at 7:38 AM
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    franzcars

    franzcars [OP] I'm different, in a different way

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    im looking for some relatively cheap wheels like under 200 that dont look really ricy. the stockers look ugly in my color so wht do you guys think. yes i searched but not many people have desert sand mica
     
  2. Apr 10, 2011 at 1:47 PM
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    franzcars

    franzcars [OP] I'm different, in a different way

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    here r some of the wheels we were thinking of rite now

    heres a pic of the taco for reference

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    these r a little small
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  3. Apr 10, 2011 at 1:51 PM
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    I personally am not really a fan of any of those, but it all depends on the style you are going for. Have you though about any of the factory wheels, possibly from a FJ or tundra? You can get some classic styling in a 17 that could look pretty good on a 2wd desert sand.

    Edit... hmmm just remembered its a 5 lug. Crap.
     
  4. Apr 10, 2011 at 2:35 PM
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    franzcars

    franzcars [OP] I'm different, in a different way

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    i wish i could use fj, i like them alot but theres no non tunner 5 lugs. the ones that r to American muscle
     
  5. Apr 10, 2011 at 2:43 PM
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    I think all black wheels looks best on that color. Add some tinted windows and blacked out badges and it'd look awesome. (just my personal preference)
     
  6. Apr 10, 2011 at 2:52 PM
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    i say enduros if you can find them, the only thing is i think they are discontinued or something along those lines
     
  7. Apr 10, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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    I think black wheels would look best, but no idea where you'd find ones for a 5 lug. Maybe plasti-dip the ones you have and see if you like the look?
     
  8. Apr 10, 2011 at 3:32 PM
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    plastic dip r spray paint? also i cant tint in my state :(
     
  9. Apr 10, 2011 at 3:55 PM
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    Yes, it's basically a rubberized spray paint. If you don't like it, you can peel it off.
     
  10. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:37 PM
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    i know what it is. does it come in a spray can form?
     
  11. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:41 PM
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    black wheels would look good

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:44 PM
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    franzcars [OP] I'm different, in a different way

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    can i hav a side pic plz. they look rlly good. can i ask how much u paid? also how would 35% look? thats the max
     
  13. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:46 PM
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    that truck is not mine. I think its lifted to fit the 31s
    31x10.5 BFGoodrich Dueler A/T tires
    15" Black Gloss Pacer wheels
    Side Pic:

    [​IMG]
     
  14. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:55 PM
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    thanks. they kinda look like my 3 pic
     
  15. Apr 10, 2011 at 5:57 PM
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    No problem, I have a bunch of other 5-lugger pics in my gallery so you can see if you like something else.
     
  16. Apr 10, 2011 at 6:02 PM
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    will do.


    which wheels are these? [​IMG]
     
  17. Apr 10, 2011 at 6:11 PM
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    [​IMG][​IMG]her is a pic of my silver streak with 35%
     
  18. Apr 10, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    Those are OEM Tacoma X-Runner 18" wheels painted charcoal grey

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Apr 10, 2011 at 6:23 PM
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    In reference to the tint, 35% will still look a whole lot better than stock clear windows.

    You can normally get away with darker, depending the state your in. In WA legal is 35, but I've had 15 on all my vehicles with no problems!
     
  20. Apr 12, 2011 at 6:58 PM
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    franzcars [OP] I'm different, in a different way

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    will 5X4.5 aka 5X114.3 fir on my taco? .3mm cant make alot of diff rite?
     
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