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Opinion on wheels for 1st gen

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 98fourbangertaco, Jan 12, 2011.

  1. Jan 12, 2011 at 8:58 PM
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    98fourbangertaco

    98fourbangertaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    hey guys i have the factory wheels on my truck now and i really like them but im just ready for somethin different and im plannin on orderin a set of the black d-window steelies with the red and blue pin stripes on em cause they are cheap and easy to clean, just wantin som opinions on whether u think it would look better with the steelies or leave it the way it is, be honest, heres a pic, thanks ryan

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    and the steelies im wantin, minus the centercaps

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  2. Jan 13, 2011 at 5:09 PM
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    shitroc

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    go for it man theyd look good on there,maybe keep the stockers til winters done then rock the new ones come springtime.
     
  3. Jan 13, 2011 at 5:15 PM
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    747

    747 function > form

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    imo, they'd look great. but be aware that they aren't as durable as your stock alloys...just sayin'.
     
  4. Jan 13, 2011 at 5:17 PM
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    747 function > form

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    OP, do you have 6 q-towers supporting your rack?
     
  5. Jan 13, 2011 at 6:23 PM
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    shampoop

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    just get your stock ones powdercoated.
     
  6. Jan 13, 2011 at 6:26 PM
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    Dole

    Dole awesome

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    Wheelers Steelies! Those are damn good for the price.
     
  7. Jan 13, 2011 at 6:50 PM
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    If you would have caught me 3 months earlier, I gave away (4) Dick Cepec DC1 wheels. I bought the new DC II's.

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  8. Jan 13, 2011 at 7:45 PM
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    98fourbangertaco

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    i guess u would say theres 6 towers there, i bought the rack used so i dont know all the specs but it has two towers that clamp in the door and just put presure on the back one to hold it on, its very sturdy and no drill
     
  9. Jan 13, 2011 at 7:48 PM
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    I say do it! I don't really like the stock wheels
     
  10. Jan 13, 2011 at 7:53 PM
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    Off topic: If you think about it, and have time, would you mind taking photos of the rear ones and posting them here? I have 4 towers, 4 lock cores, 2 bars, 1 fairing, and I am contemplating dropping some $ for the load warrior --> I've never seen a 6 tower setup...yours looks uber-sturdy.:thumbsup:

    Thanks either way!:)
     
  11. Jan 13, 2011 at 11:22 PM
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    If you go with those rims, whatever you do, just don't run the big chrome center caps, especially if they have Crager stamped in them.;)
     
  12. Jan 14, 2011 at 5:45 AM
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    im not sure if im gonna go for the wheels or not cause i am pretty happy with the look of the factroy wheels and have just about talked my self out of it but if i do i most deff want be running the centers, and ill try to get pics of the mounting system of my rack here for ya when i get the chance
     
  13. Jan 15, 2011 at 11:28 AM
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    its almost easier to get new wheels,the cost of powdercoating is quite expensive.around here anyway.
     
  14. Jan 15, 2011 at 4:55 PM
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    Are your original wheels 16"? Wanna sell them?
     
  15. Jan 15, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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    bunch of crap
    sometimes factory wheels look great.... painting them black looks cool too... im not a big fan of steelies
     
  16. Jan 16, 2011 at 11:47 AM
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    i have an email with 7 or 8 pics of they way my rack mounts and dont really feel like waitin on em to upload but anybody that would like them just pm me with your email address and i will be glad to sent them to u
     
  17. Jan 16, 2011 at 11:48 AM
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    and my factory wheels are 15" and i have decided to keep them, sorry
     
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