1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Wheels+ spacer, made a bit of a hasty decision, some advice please.

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Sunner, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. Sunner

    Sunner [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2011
    Member:
    #66659
    Messages:
    1,935
    Gender:
    Male
    I ordered 'type B' wheels for my 2nd gen last night from Wheelersoffroad. Type B have 4" BS so the description says that they will stick out a little, I also ordered 1.5" AP Hubcentric Wheel spacers. I wanted a wider looking stance but am afraid that I may have overdone it a bit. Will my wheels stick out 2"s each side now? What do you guys think?
     
  2. KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2009
    Member:
    #22227
    Messages:
    32,400
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    09 Prerunner
    Katskin leather interior, Satoshi grille, Bilstein 5100's @ 1.75, rear leaf TSB, magnaflow exhaust, 18x9 BBS RW's, 275/65/18 Nitto TG's, black headlights, black taillights, Hella Supertones, weathertechs, EFX tri-fold tonneau, n-Fab steps
    you might rub even with just the wheel.

    4.0 is slightly too little backspacing. PSU Taco 85 has 4.0 BS wheels and he had to cut a lot.

    If you add the spacers on to those, you won't even be able to turn out of your driveway.
     
  3. Sunner

    Sunner [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2011
    Member:
    #66659
    Messages:
    1,935
    Gender:
    Male
    Dang, I might have to give both Wheelers and AP a call and switch back to the 4.5" Type A wheel and 1.25" spacer
     
  4. HomerTaco

    HomerTaco That "grill guy" Vendor

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2010
    Member:
    #34129
    Messages:
    26,816
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Craig
    Bucks County Pa.
    Vehicle:
    07' DCSB cut to pieces...
    Core-Hurst short throw shifter & T-handle / Carbon Fiber Interior / custom console light / De-badged / leather interior / Heated Front seats / Red Line Hood Struts / Painted speaker grills /one-off TRD Satoshi Grill/ Pioneer AVIC-X920BT HU / Scangauge II / Black LED Tails / Dash Mount for iPad / Safari Snorkel / Illuminated 4x4 switch / Leer 100XQ Cap / 4x Innovations sliders / Rear Diff Breather Mod / front windows tinted to 35% / Brute Force Fab Hybrid Front Bumper / BAMF Rear Diff Skid / Budbuilt Skids / CBI Trail Master 2.0 rear hybrid bumper / Fox rr coils/ TC UCA's/ TC spindle gussets/ TC Cam Tab gussets / Dakar leafs / Defined Engineering shackles / All pro U bolt flip / Timbren Rear Bumpstops / BAMF LCA skids / Exhaust Dump / Fog Light anytime Mod / LowRange Off Road extended rear brake lines / ATO Shackle Flip / sectioned Bushwhacker flares / re-geared to 4.56 / ARB Front & Rear Locking Diff / ARB CKMA12 compressor / PrInSu full rack system / 1" body lift
    ^this^
     
  5. KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2009
    Member:
    #22227
    Messages:
    32,400
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    09 Prerunner
    Katskin leather interior, Satoshi grille, Bilstein 5100's @ 1.75, rear leaf TSB, magnaflow exhaust, 18x9 BBS RW's, 275/65/18 Nitto TG's, black headlights, black taillights, Hella Supertones, weathertechs, EFX tri-fold tonneau, n-Fab steps
    Can't run the spacer with those either, you'll rub incredibly bad. I was saying that PSU Taco rubbed with the 4.0 bs even without a spacer.

    If you want a wide stance you'll need to get 9" wide wheels with 4.5" BS, that about as wide as you can go on these trucks without a lot of cutting.
     
  6. Sunner

    Sunner [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2011
    Member:
    #66659
    Messages:
    1,935
    Gender:
    Male

    Alright, Ill just stick with the wheels then and cancle the spacers, hopefully they can since I just placed it last night. Thanks for the help guys, made a bad decision, oh well.
     
  7. Sunner

    Sunner [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2011
    Member:
    #66659
    Messages:
    1,935
    Gender:
    Male

    So I guess Ill be ordering a grill from you soon since Im not getting spacers now :thumbsup:
     
To Top