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Method Double Standard - 16" doesn't fit Tacoma?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by azonicbruce, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. Sep 20, 2012 at 5:39 PM
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    azonicbruce

    azonicbruce [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Spoke to 4Wheel Parts earlier today trying to get pricing on my build

    They said I wouldn't be able to get the 16" double standard because aftermarket 16s don't clear the brake calipers... would have to get the 17s.

    Anyone out there that can confirm/deny this?
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  2. Sep 20, 2012 at 5:42 PM
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    TeamLombardo

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    I have read that the calipers on the TRD Sport are larger than the OR model.
     
  3. Sep 20, 2012 at 5:43 PM
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    Couldn't you just add wheel spacers?
     
  4. Sep 20, 2012 at 5:46 PM
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    Dont add wheel spacers If you dont need them. If you have a TRD sport model you'll need a 17 to clear the brakes. Great wheels tho, Im running the 17 Desert truck beadlock. 17's still look good just tires are a tad more expensive than 16's
     
  5. Sep 20, 2012 at 5:50 PM
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    azonicbruce

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    I'm looking to get the SR5. Will that work?
     
  6. Sep 20, 2012 at 5:53 PM
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    tostidos

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    Depends on backspacing and offset info. 16" will work fine on the SR5
     
  7. Sep 20, 2012 at 6:06 PM
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    azonicbruce

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    According to website:

    Size
    16 x 8

    Bolt Pattern
    5, 6, and 8 lug

    Offset
    0mm

    Backspace
    4.50"

    Load Rating
    2100 lbs. - 3600 lbs.
     
  8. Sep 20, 2012 at 6:32 PM
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    I have a trd with dick cepek torque 16x8 6 on 5.5 with a 4.50 backspacing and they work fine.
     
  9. Sep 20, 2012 at 9:52 PM
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    Yamaha Dave

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    I have Method Double Standards, 16x8 with 4.5 BS on my Tacoma, SR5 Prerunner and they fit great.
     
  10. Sep 21, 2012 at 9:05 AM
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    Good info to know. Hmm, I wonder if there are any differences between the 4x2 and 4x4 brakes that would make a difference. If not that would be great.
     
  11. Sep 21, 2012 at 5:00 PM
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    So tell me... how does the goldish colored bolts on the street lock look in person?
    This is the one thing that bugged me with these, but then again I've never seen them in person. Maybe doesn't look that back with the all black ones, but I was planning on running the black w/machined finsh lock in which case theres a contrast between the bolts and locks.
     
  12. Sep 21, 2012 at 6:12 PM
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  13. Sep 21, 2012 at 9:13 PM
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    extremachn1 I am an asshole, deal with it!

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    NOT TRUE, 16" METHOD wheels will fit any 6 Lug 2nd gen taco (as long as it doesnt have the TRD big brake kit)

    Hey, I know that guy!!!
    Here are more pictures of the above truck (MINE) running those rims. I ran them WITH and WITHOUT spacers and both work fine. My truck is a 2010 DCSB TRD SPORT 6pd with a supercharger, and yes, my truck kicks ass!!!
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  14. Sep 21, 2012 at 9:16 PM
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    4wheel parts is a joke, they said the same to me. I ended up buying them elseware for much cheaper, and they fit great! I have a TRD offroad, and they clear the calipers just as well as the factory wheels.

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  15. Sep 21, 2012 at 9:17 PM
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    I have no idea Where people get the info that the Tacoma have different brake sizes
     
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    The only differance I know of is the TRD big brake kit.
     
  17. Sep 21, 2012 at 9:19 PM
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    also, i notice with 4wheel parts. They will tell you this about ANY 16'' wheel. not only the methods, and we all know plenty of people run aftermarket 16s
     
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    Thats because mama says the 4 wheel parts is the devil!!! (spoken in the voice of the water boy).
     
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    Will the 17's fit with 285's on a 3 inch lift or is that too much backspacing?
     
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