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I want my wheels to stick out

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Korydel, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. Feb 24, 2011 at 5:28 PM
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    Korydel

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    Ok so I want my wheels to stick out for a more aggresive look. I dont want to get new wheels with a different back spacing, $$$$$$. I dont do alot of off-roading and am just lookin for the look. I have 265/75 16 with (stock wheels). will a 1.25 back spacing give me that look?
     
  2. Feb 24, 2011 at 5:31 PM
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    VirginiaBound

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    Im running wheel spacers for the time being, have put 30k on the truck with no problems. They help cornering and look great, Ill probably take them off when I get new wheels and tires though.

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  3. Feb 24, 2011 at 5:34 PM
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    Blacktacoma23

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    I vote just run spacers.
     
  4. Feb 24, 2011 at 5:41 PM
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    I just installed my Spidertrax tonight and am very happy with the product and the resulting look. They were so neat in their bright blue glory I felt bad hiding them behind my wheel. Test drive resulted in the truck feeling more stable at speed and cornering a little flatter (nice since I have the Sport). If you buy from 4WheelParts you can nab the Spidertrax for 10% off which based on my searching is probably the best price you will find, and there is free shipping.

    Oh, and let me save you 1000's of threads and searching........Spidertrax are the best/most popular. Yes they are more expensive but the going opinion is that they are worth it! Having now held them in my hand and bolted them on, I would buy them again without hesitation.
     
  5. Feb 24, 2011 at 5:42 PM
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    larryde09

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    x2...wheel spacers. Just remember that you'll be placing more load on the axle, suspension, and CV joints because of the increased leverage. Also, they may be illegal in some states if they extend beyond the fender flares.
     
  6. Feb 24, 2011 at 5:53 PM
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    geoff06

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    i've been running All-Pro 1.5"F and 1.25"R spacers for a couple months and don't really have any complaints (the different widths basically even out the front/rear axle difference). the handling is good so far and the stance definitely looks better than stock! my tires are 265/75/16 also
     
  7. Feb 24, 2011 at 5:55 PM
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    Korydel

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    VAcountry, you running 1.25?
     
  8. Feb 24, 2011 at 5:55 PM
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    especk

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    Remove your fenders like I did to make them look like they stick out more. Plus I got wheels with 3.6" backspacing to help also.
     
  9. Feb 24, 2011 at 6:10 PM
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    Erik, that's what i was considering for a while. i have also thought that tacos just seem to look smaller when they dont have any fender flares (i have the large ones, which i like anyway)
     
  10. Feb 24, 2011 at 7:59 PM
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    This guys wheels stick out...

    funny-car-photos-good-as-new.jpg
     
  11. Feb 24, 2011 at 8:08 PM
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    but just look at the uneven tire wear.:eek:
     
  12. Feb 24, 2011 at 8:15 PM
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    sorry, not the best picture but these are 1.25 spidertrax wheel spacers with a 4.5 backspacing on the wheel

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  13. Feb 24, 2011 at 8:17 PM
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    spidertrax 1.25
     
  14. Feb 24, 2011 at 8:17 PM
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    No wheel spacers. Just 3.6" bs with 12.3" wide wheels and fenders removed.
     
  15. Feb 24, 2011 at 8:19 PM
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    JLee

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    I lost track thousands of dollars ago.
    Or you could just buy wide wheels 15x10" BS 3.76" -44mm offset.
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  16. Feb 24, 2011 at 8:22 PM
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    15" wheels wont fit on a 2nd gen though. If they did, you can buy wheels with a lot less backspacing than that.
     
  17. Feb 24, 2011 at 8:29 PM
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    Run some quality spacers that have a good rep like Spidertrax

    Here's mine with 1.5" Spidertrax spacers and the ProComp rims have 4.0" of backspacing vs. 4.5 stock.

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  18. Feb 24, 2011 at 8:35 PM
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    Yeah I know I was just giving my specs to give him an idea of what offset and BS he would need to stick the tires out.
     
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    1.25 spidertrax. stock sr5 wheel.

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  20. Feb 27, 2011 at 8:43 PM
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    heres mine with no spacers with 15x8 with 3.75 backspacing

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