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Traded my 20's for some 17's plus I made $100. whatch all Think.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TRDSPORTtaco, Apr 10, 2010.

  1. Apr 10, 2010 at 4:47 PM
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    TRDSPORTtaco

    TRDSPORTtaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I absolutely hated the 20" wheels that came on my truck when I bought it. They had chipping chrome all over, the tires were about bald, and they were fugly. I already planned on replacing them with some 17" Helo Maxx wheels so I posted my 20's on Craigslist and ended up having some sucker with a Tunder and these 17" Incubus wheels want to trade plus some cash. I jumped right on that. They are in brand spankin new condition plus I made $100 bucks. So now i have 2 sets of wheels worth keeping.

    whatcha think of my new temp wheels till i mount my 285's on my actual REAL wheel purchase?

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    and the old setup (yuck)

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  2. Apr 10, 2010 at 4:49 PM
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    mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    :headbang:Much much better
     
  3. Apr 10, 2010 at 5:05 PM
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    Tim A

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    Definitely a trade up but those 17s are still a blingy for my tastes.
     
  4. Apr 11, 2010 at 9:34 PM
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    skistoy

    skistoy Make mine a Double!

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    20's are only for pimps
     
  5. Apr 11, 2010 at 9:37 PM
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    JimBeam

    JimBeam BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Moderator

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    its hard to tell

    i think i like the design of the 20s better

    even if it is chrome and theyre big ballin with lo pros


    nothing wrong with making a couple bucks either

    whats the "real" wheel purchase?
     
  6. Apr 11, 2010 at 9:37 PM
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    kenstar

    kenstar Get a Lil Mud on the Tares

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    pimps up hos down.
     
  7. Apr 11, 2010 at 9:38 PM
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    tvbd56

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    why did you have those 20's anyway?
     
  8. Apr 11, 2010 at 10:43 PM
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    PRBulldog36

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    Your truck looks good now. Stick with those and buy something else for the truck.
     
  9. Apr 11, 2010 at 10:53 PM
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    MOT

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    I Like The 17's way Better Put Some Mt's On The Bitch!
     
  10. Apr 12, 2010 at 12:10 AM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    It actually looked less blingy before, just due to the design of the rim.
     
  11. Apr 12, 2010 at 4:37 AM
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    TacoSupreem

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    Why did you want 20's? 13's FTW
     
  12. Apr 12, 2010 at 12:41 PM
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    both are ugly
     
  13. Apr 12, 2010 at 12:50 PM
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    wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    not bad, need some MTs, lose the hwy tires
     
  14. Apr 12, 2010 at 12:51 PM
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  16. Apr 12, 2010 at 12:53 PM
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    The new wheels look WAY better, IMO.
     
  17. Apr 12, 2010 at 12:53 PM
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    1TUFFTRD

    1TUFFTRD WTF

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  18. Apr 12, 2010 at 12:56 PM
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    You say they are ugly, but did you buy them separately or did they come with the truck?
     
  19. Apr 12, 2010 at 12:56 PM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    good job, now just need some better tires. Tires shops will usually give you some money for decent used tires.
     
  20. Apr 12, 2010 at 1:10 PM
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    TRDSPORTtaco

    TRDSPORTtaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    The 20's came with the truck when I bought it. I hated them since day one and vowed to ditch them as soon as the rubber was gone. They came with 275/60 Toyo Open Countrys so I figured I run those bald before buy my new setup. After paying for new tires on my Sequoia with 20's I never wanted to head that route again.

    It took me a good while to decide what wheel I wanted because I wanted to get it right the first time and looked at every picture I could find on Tacoma World and Google of Super White Tacomas with black wheels.

    I decided on these with a 285/70 Buckshot Mud Terrain. Picked the -12mm offsent with 4.5" backspace.

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