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Opinions on these rims?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Toyoghi, Nov 26, 2011.

  1. Nov 26, 2011 at 4:01 PM
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    Toyoghi

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  2. Nov 26, 2011 at 4:18 PM
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    A little lift & some extra steel....
    They look cool.....Can't go wrong with a "black" wheel.....since that's what just about everyone on TW goes with. ;)
     
  3. Nov 26, 2011 at 4:56 PM
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    haha, Trueee

    Any problems anyone can see with these? The offset or anything?
     
  4. Nov 26, 2011 at 4:59 PM
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    I like them
     
  5. Nov 26, 2011 at 6:05 PM
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    Do you think 500 is expensive for the 5 wheel set?
     
  6. Nov 26, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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    I'd have to see them in person. Do you know how old they are/how many miles on them?
     
  7. Nov 26, 2011 at 6:18 PM
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    No, when I called the guy he was out wheelin' haha. He said he'd call me tomorrow.

    They were on an older toyota, and then on his tundra apperantly, I'd guess they are pretty old.. But I can't be sure.

    It's tough to find rims anywhere in my area, but I'm in no rush at all.
     
  8. Nov 26, 2011 at 6:26 PM
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    If they fit good on your truck, $500 seems good. Nice looking wheels.
     
  9. Nov 27, 2011 at 12:11 AM
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    Thanks guys! I really hope they'll fit. They are over what I really can afford right now, after buying the truck… But hey, I like em and TW has really given me the mod bug so what the hell haha!
     
  10. Nov 27, 2011 at 7:31 AM
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    The seller doesn't note the offset. The bolt pattern is correct.
     
  11. Nov 27, 2011 at 9:43 AM
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    Pretty stupid question I think BUT what's the 8.5 in the 17x8.5?
     
  12. Nov 27, 2011 at 10:16 AM
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    Nope, that's the width of the wheel.
     
  13. Nov 27, 2011 at 10:29 AM
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    Okay, thank you. So do you think I'd need to ask him what the offset is to see if they fit? He said they are pretty close to stock
     
  14. Nov 27, 2011 at 10:30 AM
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    They can't be that close to stock if he was running 34s on them. They would have rubbed like crazy if they were.

    Ask him to give you either the offset or the backspacing.
     
  15. Nov 27, 2011 at 10:31 AM
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    Tell him you have to mount the wheels BEFORE you buy to make sure they fit right...there is an issue with the front brake caliper having correct clearance, even with the right offset.

    Howard
     
  16. Nov 27, 2011 at 10:32 AM
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    That is usually only an issue with 16" rims, but it wouldn't hurt to double check.
     
  17. Nov 27, 2011 at 10:35 AM
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    The issue is I can't mount them, they won't have tires on them. I was just gonna get the wheels, then tires when I can afford it, and a lift, then put it all together at once.
     
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    He is saying you should mount the rim without the tire to see if the rims hit the brake calipers in the front.
     
  19. Nov 27, 2011 at 10:37 AM
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    Oh okay thanks, good idea
     
  20. Nov 27, 2011 at 3:06 PM
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    100 per wheel used is high when u consider u can find alloys brand new for as low as 110 in a lot of places...

    If ur heart is set on those specific wheels and they retail for at least 175 per wheel then go for it...
     
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