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Wheelers Off-Road Rims

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by usnatclee, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. Dec 26, 2009 at 8:19 AM
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    usnatclee

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    Why dont more people run the 16x8 4.5in or 4.0in backspace black steel rims on their trucks? I plan on getting the 16x8 4.0in backspace rims with 305/70R16 BFG T/A KM2 or 305/70R16 Toyo Open Country M/T.
     
  2. Dec 26, 2009 at 9:02 AM
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    make sure the steel wheel fits.they have a different inner design for strength than other wheels.you might have to get a 17 or 18 inch rim
     
  3. Dec 26, 2009 at 9:03 AM
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    blackhawke88

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    they are relatively heavy for people's liking
     
  4. Dec 26, 2009 at 9:09 AM
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    It says on the wheelers site that it fits my truck. I am going to call them and make sure.
     
  5. Dec 26, 2009 at 9:50 AM
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    i think they look good on toyota pickups but they are kinda dated looking on the tacoma...for 55-65 bucks though can't really go wrong.
     
  6. Dec 26, 2009 at 10:24 AM
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    I want them because I wheel my truck and want something that I can scratch up and not really care that much.
     
  7. Dec 26, 2009 at 4:31 PM
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    thats exactly what those wheels are for...

    folks have been running their wheels for years, although you tend to see them more on trail rigs... they aren't the best looking wheel design, but they do the job...
     
  8. Dec 27, 2009 at 3:09 AM
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    I was thinking about getting the 16's from them also.

    so , say I got the 16's with 4.5 backspacing. I have a 3" lift and UCA's and if I went with a 285/75
    why would the tires rub? too wide? too tall?
    so maybe a 275/70 ??


    subscribed :popcorn:
     
  9. Dec 27, 2009 at 8:32 AM
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    he wasnt talking about the tires rubbing. Every 16in wheel with the exception of the Wheelers Off-Road rim are too small to fit with the calipers on our trucks. The Wheelers ones are special designed to fit our trucks.
     
  10. Dec 27, 2009 at 1:08 PM
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    this I know..but as long as there was a thread about these wheels I figure I would ask about the tires (285/75/16) rubbing. I haven't seen this size on a wheel like this in person and had some questions. :cool:
     
  11. Dec 27, 2009 at 2:20 PM
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    I run the 285/70R17 on the stock rim which has 8inch backspace so my guess is if you ran the 285/75R16 on the wheelers wich is 4 or 4.5 inch backspace they wouldnt rub. Just my guess tho.
     
  12. Dec 28, 2009 at 3:02 AM
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    wat?
    stock rim is a 5.5" BS.....i'm running the wheelers 16x8's alloys w/ a 4.5 and 285/75 and i still rubbed the back of the fender and the cab mount on hard turns w/ a bump.
     
  13. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:51 AM
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    thanx:D
     
  14. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:54 AM
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    wat?
    np...fender is trimmable, but cab mount has to be chopped...thats where i'm at now
     
  15. Dec 28, 2009 at 10:57 AM
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    Are you sure because I measured the backspace on my 17in rim and it is 8inch backspace unless I measured wrong.
     
  16. Dec 28, 2009 at 11:10 AM
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    You measured wrong. Check this site out.



    https://www.rsracing.com/tech-wheel.html
     
  17. Dec 28, 2009 at 11:28 AM
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    Dont waste time with a phone call...I have those rims on my truck right now. they are great. I sanded them down, because they come gloss, and painted them with rustoleum hammered black. turned out great.
     
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    got any pics?
     
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