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Wheeler's Steelies: Wheel Caps or Not?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 1GR, Mar 13, 2012.

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Would you get the centre caps?

Poll closed Apr 12, 2012.
  1. Yes

    4 vote(s)
    30.8%
  2. No

    9 vote(s)
    69.2%
  3. I wouldn't buy the wheels, so answering this poll is totally useless and irrelevant to me.

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    0.0%
  1. Mar 13, 2012 at 8:46 PM
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    1GR

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  2. Mar 13, 2012 at 8:54 PM
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    well ive been watching a thred on here about a guy asking if anyone makes custom caps, if someone does then id get the custom ones if not i buy the caps with the rims (black)
     
  3. Mar 13, 2012 at 8:55 PM
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    Good point. I've seen that thread also. If there was a low profile cap, I would definitely get it.
     
  4. Mar 13, 2012 at 8:56 PM
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    45acp

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  5. Mar 13, 2012 at 8:57 PM
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    def have to have caps to cover the nasty rust haha
     
  6. Mar 13, 2012 at 8:59 PM
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    No caps on mine. Running type Bs.

    I really ought to paint the rear hubs though. I'll get to it some day. :p
     
  7. Mar 13, 2012 at 9:19 PM
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    1GR

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    What tire size are you running on your b's?
     
  8. Mar 13, 2012 at 9:21 PM
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  9. Mar 13, 2012 at 9:21 PM
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    I was already fairly certain I was not going to get caps, and just paint the hubs when I do the lift+swap the new rims and tires over. The one thing is wheel weights. I don't want to put metallic ones on the outside rim. Might just say fuck it and use sticky weights when I balance them. I've also heard of this bead style balancing that you put inside the tire. May look into that.
     
  10. Mar 13, 2012 at 9:22 PM
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    How's the rub on that? Lol
     
  11. Mar 13, 2012 at 9:24 PM
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    no caps

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  12. Mar 13, 2012 at 9:27 PM
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    I've got clamp on wheel weights. Lots of em. Don't bother me but I can understand that. The beads are interesting and I did buy a pack of airsoft super dense bbs to use but I think I'm gonna scrap that for now. Isn't that big of a deal to take them down to discount and have them balance them every once in a while. But might be a good alternative if you don't like sticky or clamp on weights.
     
  13. Mar 13, 2012 at 9:28 PM
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    Hardly any. Get some on the frame at full lock, and some on the inner wheel well at full stuff but I can fully stuff them.

    Also not really running 3" of lift. More like 2". (in the front)
     
  14. Mar 13, 2012 at 9:30 PM
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    I am a certified technician and have access to a $30000 balancer. I think I might just do a static balance with sticky weights.
     
  15. Mar 14, 2012 at 6:25 AM
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    I bought the short caps for mine. Didn't want to have the rusty hubs showing on my nice new wheels. I don't offroad so looks are more important to me then some.
     
  16. Mar 14, 2012 at 6:30 AM
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    Paint hups, no caps with that wheel. :cool:
     
  17. Mar 14, 2012 at 8:48 AM
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    Ill try to put a clear coat on my new black steel wheel on next winter
     
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