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Looking for educated opinions on Venomrex wheels PURCHASED

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by jmneill, Jan 20, 2019.

  1. Mar 8, 2019 at 10:02 AM
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    Airborne22

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    None...yet...
    I can't...I asked. I use the same code and it applies it because its attached to my name and address.
     
  2. Mar 14, 2019 at 6:38 PM
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    TacomaPilot86

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    Any pics of these mounted on your truck?
     
  3. Mar 14, 2019 at 8:02 PM
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    Not yet, been on travel. I should have some to post up next week.
     
  4. Mar 15, 2019 at 10:31 AM
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    None...yet...

    So I have worked out a deal for the VR-602 Venomrex 17" wheels. Regularly $900 + Shipping for a set of 4. I can get them to you BELOW THAT with free shipping to the lower 48 states!

    They will also do a set of black locking lug-nuts for a great price if shipped with the wheels, and if you need TPMSx they can hook you up too!

    These are GREAT wheels from a great company!

    The specs for the wheels are:
    Size: 17X9.0
    PCD: 6X139.7
    Offset: (-12)
    Backspacing: 5.5"
    Bore: 87
    Load Rating: 2,645 lbs


    If you are interested in this awesome opportunity, please send me a PM and I will fill you in on the details and get you hooked up!!
     
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2019
  5. Mar 15, 2019 at 10:35 AM
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    CouchlessPotato

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    Reason I would say no is because over 200 per wheel is pretty expensive, but its your money. I don't have any other reason to say no, if you like them and don't mind the price then go for it.
     
  6. Mar 15, 2019 at 10:41 AM
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    Here’s a pic. Still need to add in the red center cap accents. But they look great IMO.


    CE62FE9D-1FC1-4CCA-8A88-2977B8982012.jpg
     
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  7. Mar 15, 2019 at 10:43 AM
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    $775 is better than the buy three get one free deal I got in on. I'd jump on it, but pass on the $60 lugs and substitute for the Gorilla XL's. Standard length lugs don't get much bite with these rims.

    https://www.amazon.com/Gorilla-Auto...UTF8&qid=1550593171&sr=1-1&keywords=21138ETBC
     
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  8. Mar 15, 2019 at 2:29 PM
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    Looks really good!
     
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    What’s your suspension setup? Any rubbing?
     
  10. Mar 15, 2019 at 7:58 PM
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    King coilovers, Camburg UCA's, King Shocks and OME HD springs out back. Stuffing a 285/70-17 with a -12 offset wheel requires some clearance. Lots of rubbing so ended up doing the CMC and now no issues.
     
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  11. Mar 15, 2019 at 10:34 PM
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    Vorsteiner makes excellent wheels for Porsche. A set will set you back $7K.

    This could be an off shore factory so I’d be a bit suspicious until better info on quality surfaces.
     
  12. Mar 16, 2019 at 6:12 AM
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    Vorsteiner make wheels and kit for all manner of vehicle.

    Unsurprisingly, these wheels are of Taiwanese manufacture.
    Fit, finish, and even presentation all appear top be excellent. Mine are getting the off road treatment and I'll update if anything of significance reveals it'self.


    An example of their product.
    https://www.youtube.com/embed/k1czbNd1RxQ
     
  13. Mar 16, 2019 at 6:31 AM
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    Taiwan manufactures many high end wheels and they do good work. Offshore = China = Crap. I have several sets of high end wheels where the “cores” are forged in Taiwan but machined in the US, Germany, and the UK.

    When you drop some big coin on wheels do some research on the entire manufacturing chain. You would be surprised where a lot of the forgings come from.....
     
  14. Mar 16, 2019 at 6:50 AM
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    That is a bit of a misnomer.
     
  15. Mar 16, 2019 at 7:06 AM
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    Yes...but Chinese forgings are low quality no matter what.

    In the Aerospace market, Taiwan is considered to be a high quality manufacturer and considered “an extension” of domestic sourcing. We have some exotic metals and machining performed there on some very state of the art military equipment. I’ve been to Taiwan, I’ve been to China. I would not trust anything made in China that is related to safety or longevity.

    But back to your OP....did you find out where these wheels are made? They look good.
     
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  16. Mar 16, 2019 at 7:19 AM
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    Yep.
     
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  17. Mar 16, 2019 at 7:20 AM
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    I too, have been to Mainland China. Six months in the early 90's I'd like to never repeat. Hong Kong was still of British lease bat the time, and a fascinating visit. Never set foot in Taiwan, however.

    Can't say as to the metal's origin, but with the wheels and boxes both printed / stamped Taiwan, I'd have to assume the final product happened there.
     
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    These look really good in grey.
     
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  19. Mar 16, 2019 at 7:23 AM
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    Then that being said....good quality. I may get around to picking up a set once I need rubber. Just hit 8k on the stock Wranglers....considering the Falkins when the time comes.

    Thanks for the info!
     
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  20. Mar 16, 2019 at 5:20 PM
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    anyone have any idea how these would fit and look on a stock sr5 with no flares?
     

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