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help me decide!!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by 98Tacoma, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. Feb 4, 2012 at 10:55 PM
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    98Tacoma

    98Tacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i have 15x10 mickey thompson beadlock on the truck now but im thinking about selling them and getting some mickey thompson sidebiterz. or the classic lock in black. i cant make my mind up keep my wheels or sell them


    this is how the truck sits now.
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    just found these didnt kno they were made in black to
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  2. Feb 4, 2012 at 10:58 PM
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    TacomaG26

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    the last ones in black look sick
     
  3. Feb 4, 2012 at 10:58 PM
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  4. Feb 4, 2012 at 11:01 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    try the photoshop request thread?
     
  5. Feb 4, 2012 at 11:02 PM
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    98Tacoma

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    ive thought about that but i guess i need to decide if i want shiney or satin finish
     
  6. Feb 4, 2012 at 11:03 PM
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    surferkid

    surferkid Zombie Killer

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    keep or the last black ones
     
  7. Feb 4, 2012 at 11:10 PM
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    Derpy Derek

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    The first ones look great.. but they are a bit too glossy looking.
     
  8. Feb 4, 2012 at 11:13 PM
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    98Tacoma

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    yea im wondering about durability i wonder in that a clear coat or shiney paint dont want a chip them then the paint flake off thats one good things about polished alloys i guess
     
  9. Feb 4, 2012 at 11:16 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    as long as you take care of them, the clear stays inpretty good shape
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  10. Feb 4, 2012 at 11:19 PM
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    i usually dont do alot offroading just sometimes when im in the mood what about during the winter with salt on the raods and problems with the finish.
     
  11. Feb 4, 2012 at 11:21 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    I don't really deal with snow salt, but after many, many beach trips and drives around the ocean it holds up pretty good.


    just depends on how much you tend to it
     
  12. Feb 5, 2012 at 4:33 AM
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    I would sport the ones you have now and when/if you get sick of them, you can always get all 4 wheels powder coated for about $250 in almost any color you like ;)
     
  13. Feb 5, 2012 at 4:39 AM
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    Davtopgun

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    You're going to take a loss to get black/satin wheels that are very similar to what you already have? Why not just pay the couple hundred bucks and get a powder coat of whatever finish you want on your current wheels?


    Your current wheels look great, BTW.



    Edit: To slow....
     
  14. Feb 5, 2012 at 4:45 AM
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    hahaha :D great minds think a like :cool:
     
  15. Feb 5, 2012 at 8:51 AM
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    go with the last ones. look better with your black tool box and black brush guard. I have the same color tacoma and set up as you do though. I want some black wheels for mine. what area of va you located?
     
  16. Feb 5, 2012 at 9:21 AM
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    keem them everyone has black now.
     
  17. Feb 5, 2012 at 12:10 PM
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    i live in danville. ive always thought black looked good with that color green
     
  18. Feb 5, 2012 at 12:11 PM
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    98Tacoma

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    thanks man. i was thinking last night what if i sell them then get black wheels and decide i miss the old polished wheels. im going to check on powdercoating prices. guess it all depends on how much people offer me for the wheels to i have a few people interested in them
     
  19. Feb 5, 2012 at 12:13 PM
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    98Tacoma

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    thats my truck with the stock wheels painted black
     
  20. Feb 5, 2012 at 12:18 PM
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    ColtsTRD .....

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    These look cool, but all the wheels are nice IMO....even the ones your running.

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