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Rim question!

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by jefferson, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. Jan 11, 2009 at 11:17 AM
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    jefferson

    jefferson [OP] needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    SO, i'm trying to get a spare tire for my truck (got mine stolen a long while ago, and i really need to get that taken care of)

    I keep finding first gen tacoma rims for MUCH cheaper of course.. do you guys know if the first gen tacoma rims will fit on our second gen tacomas? I know they're 6 lug and so that would work, but what about backspacing?
     
  2. Jan 11, 2009 at 3:25 PM
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    Drew793

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    I think they would fit but... the first gen. Tacos are lug centric. Second gen. Tacos are hub centric. You'll get some vibration. unless you can get hub spacer to make them work?
     
  3. Jan 11, 2009 at 3:34 PM
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    jefferson

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    Yeah, it was the spacing i'm wondering about. Vibration wouldnt worry me cause it'd just be a spare.
     
  4. Jan 11, 2009 at 4:04 PM
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    carolinyens

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    Id go with a second gen if I were you. Knock on wood what if you had a flat and had to change a tire on the highway. I think the spacer would be a hassle.
     
  5. Jan 11, 2009 at 4:15 PM
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    jefferson

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    OH i agree fully, but i cant find one in the san diego area for anything reasonable.
     
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