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Street Truck.. 17s or 18s?

Discussion in 'Street Trucks' started by adaptedtheory, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. Nov 26, 2012 at 4:57 PM
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    adaptedtheory

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    I'm thinking 18's but that extra 200-300 dollar gap hurts sometimes ha
    what appeals to you more?
     
  2. Nov 26, 2012 at 5:16 PM
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    BulletToothTony

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    Depends on the wheels. What wheels are you thinking about?

    Damn troll :cool:
     
  4. Nov 28, 2012 at 8:46 PM
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    pinktaco808

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    17 man

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    18

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    but it all depends on the drop. The lower the better.
     
  5. Nov 28, 2012 at 8:49 PM
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  6. Nov 29, 2012 at 10:34 AM
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  8. Nov 29, 2012 at 4:20 PM
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    not gonna lie, that actually looks cool
    agree!
     
  9. Nov 30, 2012 at 7:01 AM
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    Who Dat Popcorn

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    18's for sure.

    Thinking of puttin some 20's on mine hehehehe
     
  10. Nov 30, 2012 at 10:29 AM
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    Who Dat Popcorn

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    Vossen wheels yo

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  11. Nov 30, 2012 at 10:44 AM
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    haters gon hate!
     
  12. Nov 30, 2012 at 11:01 AM
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    Who Dat Popcorn

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    Dat concave

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  13. Nov 30, 2012 at 4:53 PM
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    I've had 18's on my truck for ~10 years and I think they're the perfect compromise between looks and function. My truck is my daily driver and I live in Wisconsin where there are only two seasons as far as vehicles are concerned: pot-hole season and winter :( Going any larger than 18's would result in bent wheels and a horrible ride. (Note that I do have a second set of steal wheels w/snow tires... I'm not crazy ;) )

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  14. Dec 1, 2012 at 10:26 AM
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    Thanks ;) I'm constantly watching the progress of your truck 'cause I planning on selling mine this Spring and beginning the mod journey all over again.

    The lower front valance is a 4x4 valence, custom painted obviously. The metal part of the bumper is now chrome but I've apparently been too lazy to take pictures of my truck the past few years.

    I personally love the Vossen 5-spoke wheels... I'd certainly love to find something similar for when I buy my new Taco (something that costs less than $500/wheel would be nice!)
     
  15. Dec 9, 2012 at 2:56 PM
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    If the OP hasn't already seen it, there's a nice tire comparison tool on the Tacoma World web site:

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    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/tirecalc.php

    Using that tool, I'm thinking that a 255/40R19 seems like a nice size for a second gen Tacoma. That overall size is nearly identical to the X-Runner's OEM 255/45R18's.
     
  16. Dec 10, 2012 at 12:50 AM
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    couple important things to remember. If someone suggests a tire and you have an 01-04 and they have a 95-00.. your factory tire sizes are different and what will work for them will leave you showing about 10mph too fast. It's not fun. I suggest 18s because they wont look like gay ass cholo wheels and they wont look gay like 17s look no offense to 95-00 guys, you can use the smaller wheels and maintain a reasonable lo pro tire, 01-04 can't w/o kind of screwed up speedometers.


    Since the s runner comes w/ a 55 series on 16 in wheels.. you can run a 235 45 18 which looks pretty damn nice and it's almost identical to stock
     
  17. Dec 10, 2012 at 4:05 PM
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  18. Dec 10, 2012 at 8:34 PM
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    I like my 18s, I just have to close the gap now. :rolleyes:
     
  19. Dec 10, 2012 at 11:12 PM
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    I traded my xbox for my XR rims :)
     
  20. Dec 11, 2012 at 11:34 PM
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    adaptedtheory

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    thanks man
     
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