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POLL: Keep Black wheels or go back to Stock?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by cdavi060, May 20, 2011.

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Should I stick with the black wheels or switch back to stock?

Poll closed Jun 19, 2011.
  1. Black wheels (current)

    77.6%
  2. Stock wheels

    17.9%
  3. Other

    4.5%
  1. May 20, 2011 at 5:43 AM
    #1
    cdavi060

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    Hye guys,

    I recently did a small lift and added these American Racing black wheels, but, especially after hearing other friends opinions, I am not even sure if I like the outcome. My question here is, should I keep the black wheels, or switch back to the stock 5 blade wheels and turn the white lettering outward?

    COMMENT AWAY!! Thanks!!

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  2. May 20, 2011 at 6:03 AM
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    resq330

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  3. May 20, 2011 at 6:06 AM
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    DubyaDawg

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    I think the only reason it may look a bit off is because it might look better with slightly bigger or more aggressive tires, so if you're going to spend on something I'd do that and keep the black wheels rather than spend money getting new black ones. But I think it looks good how it is with the black. Do what you like!
     
  4. May 20, 2011 at 6:12 AM
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    stabngrab

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    Agreed!
     
  5. May 20, 2011 at 6:21 AM
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    cdavi060

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    I bet it would look better with more aggressive tires, but I have a 30 minute drive to work each day and its my daily driver, so at this time, I don't see myself going much bigger anytime soon.

    I saw a silver 4-runner with bronze 5-spoke wheels, but I wasnt sure if it would look as good on a truck or not...

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  6. May 20, 2011 at 6:37 AM
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    luk3

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    white letters out with the black wheels.
     
  7. May 20, 2011 at 7:52 AM
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    woodygg

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    oh god no.
     
  8. May 20, 2011 at 8:00 AM
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    MotoTacoma

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    i think the black wheels look great.. i think that style of wheel goes good w/the truck too..
     
  9. May 20, 2011 at 8:01 AM
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    gopens48

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    I think the black wheels look great on that truck.
     
  10. May 20, 2011 at 1:22 PM
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    thinkingman

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    Stick with black/black.
    White letters look like 19yr old spending parent's money or a nascar fan
     
  11. May 20, 2011 at 1:41 PM
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    bjmoose

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    Some guys will vote to put black wheels on anything.

    But they don't look that great on a color-matched silver like yours.

    Go back to the polished aluminum wheel, IMO.
     
  12. May 20, 2011 at 2:18 PM
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    I think the black wheels look great on that truck.
     
  13. May 20, 2011 at 3:07 PM
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    Tacomanator

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    I think it looks perfectly fine. The tires look aggressive IMO, dont know why you guys are saying that they are not aggressive enough. They're BFG A/T's for crying out loud, they're probbably the most aggressive looking all terrain you can get.

    OP, only thing I would do is level out the front end.
     
  14. May 20, 2011 at 3:24 PM
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    I voted stick with the black.
     
  15. May 21, 2011 at 5:17 AM
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    cdavi060

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    The truck is almost level. It is about .25 lower in the rear and it looks worse in the pic because I had all 4 stock wheels in the back at the time. I'll get around to switching out to a 1.25in shackle one of these days.

    Thanks for all the comments.
     
  16. May 21, 2011 at 5:24 AM
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    EL TACOROJO

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    stay with the black rims man
     
  17. May 21, 2011 at 6:37 AM
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    im not a fan of the blades, but thats just my opinion...
     
  18. May 21, 2011 at 6:50 AM
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    McJosh

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    i love those wheels and there's a truck at work exactly like yours. color matched silver with black mojave wheels. the dude has an icon coilover kit though. I :drool: over his truck, I'd keep it as is. I'm running those same tires too. :)
     
  19. May 26, 2011 at 7:30 PM
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    Tacomadude89

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    I say keep the 'jave's. I like 'em better on your truck then the stock rims because it offsets it more than the stockers which are close to the color of your truck in the first place.

    Not too mention, they are just a great style, bad to the bone wheel anyway.
     
  20. May 29, 2011 at 10:21 AM
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    Polymerhead

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    The 5-blades look sooo cheap in my opinion. They look like they came off a cavalier or grand prix. The black wheels definitely make your truck look meaner, and I don't think the tires look out of place at all.

    Do what you want though man - it's your truck!
     
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