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  • You want shiney......shiney.....shiney...... (said in a hypnotic voice)
    Of all the paths you take in life - make sure a few of them are dirt.

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    • Originally posted by STINEY View Post
      You want shiney......shiney.....shiney...... (said in a hypnotic voice)
      Escaped on a technicality.

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      • cant find some cheap steel rims at the junk yard...remember dodge rims should fit as well...
        If you can leave two black stripes from the exit of one corner to the braking zone of the next, you have enough horsepower. - Mark Donohue

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        • watch the offset, make sure the cheap steel rims are old enough that they won't hit the brakes, steering etc. It was a problem on my 57 one ton.
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          • I think I read that a plain ole 16x7 or 8 with 0 offset will fit the big brake trucks fine.
            Life is short. Be a do'er and not a shoulda done'er.
            1983 Mustang GT 545/552/302/Turbo302 http://www.bangshift.com/forum/forum...485-bbr-s-83gt
            1973 F-250 BBF Turbo Truck http://www.bangshift.com/forum/forum...uck-conversion
            1986 Ford Ranger EFI 545/C6 https://bangshift.com/forum/forum/ba...tooth-and-nail

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            • Originally posted by BBR View Post
              I think I read that a plain ole shiney 16x7 or 8 with 0 offset will fit the big brake trucks fine.
              Shiney.....shiney...
              Of all the paths you take in life - make sure a few of them are dirt.

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              • I take it Stiney like shiney?
                Life is short. Be a do'er and not a shoulda done'er.
                1983 Mustang GT 545/552/302/Turbo302 http://www.bangshift.com/forum/forum...485-bbr-s-83gt
                1973 F-250 BBF Turbo Truck http://www.bangshift.com/forum/forum...uck-conversion
                1986 Ford Ranger EFI 545/C6 https://bangshift.com/forum/forum/ba...tooth-and-nail

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                • Only on wheels. You have my permission to buff that original paint, but don't hurt that patina none, okay?
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                  Of all the paths you take in life - make sure a few of them are dirt.

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                  • 140 beans for BFG's?!?!? SCORE!! The cheapest I've seen them new is on discount tire direct and its $219 A TIRE for 265's!

                    I don't care if they are shiney or black....but I will vote for 16x8's! Be nice to fill out the wheel wells a little and 265's have plenty of width for them.

                    If I had to guess...the chrome wagons on it are 8's and the white one is a 7? I was REALLY hoping you could clean up and use them.... Its too bad new 16x8's chrome wagons are 100 bucks EACH!! There HAS to be a good looking cheaper option out there!
                    And as much as I'd like to see a 16x8....factory '90's 16x7's are pretty good looking on dentsides, but not that easy to find....
                    Last edited by andy30thz; December 16, 2013, 02:55 PM.

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                    • The wheels on it are 16.5's so they are destined for the scrap heap..... or Craigslist. haha

                      I do like the factory 90's wheels. There's a truck around the corner from my house with them. Wonder if he'd notice them missing.... my guess is yes.

                      I tend to favor aluminum wheels because they don't rust and can be looking sad and then will polish up nice.
                      Life is short. Be a do'er and not a shoulda done'er.
                      1983 Mustang GT 545/552/302/Turbo302 http://www.bangshift.com/forum/forum...485-bbr-s-83gt
                      1973 F-250 BBF Turbo Truck http://www.bangshift.com/forum/forum...uck-conversion
                      1986 Ford Ranger EFI 545/C6 https://bangshift.com/forum/forum/ba...tooth-and-nail

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                      • http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/pts/4234783564.html

                        If you can leave two black stripes from the exit of one corner to the braking zone of the next, you have enough horsepower. - Mark Donohue

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                        • Those suckers are 11" wide!

                          Old Ford 8 lug trucks (to 1997), Dodges and Chevrolets are 8x165mm or 8x 6.5".
                          Life is short. Be a do'er and not a shoulda done'er.
                          1983 Mustang GT 545/552/302/Turbo302 http://www.bangshift.com/forum/forum...485-bbr-s-83gt
                          1973 F-250 BBF Turbo Truck http://www.bangshift.com/forum/forum...uck-conversion
                          1986 Ford Ranger EFI 545/C6 https://bangshift.com/forum/forum/ba...tooth-and-nail

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                          • All right, I'm gonna eat crow. LMC does have decent prices on wheels, and they have every size to fit, I believe. http://www.lmctruck.com/icatalog/FC/full.aspx?page=83

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                            • Originally posted by BBR View Post
                              Those suckers are 11" wide!

                              Old Ford 8 lug trucks (to 1997), Dodges and Chevrolets are 8x165mm or 8x 6.5".
                              LOL, I didnt realize they were that wide, thought they were 8"...yeah, you dont want those!
                              If you can leave two black stripes from the exit of one corner to the braking zone of the next, you have enough horsepower. - Mark Donohue

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                              • $500 for wheels for a $500 truck....somehow doesn't add up
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