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Old 06-07-2013, 02:45 PM
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Something to keep in mind with any wheels - the car wash alone will not clean your wheels sufficiently. You need to take a bucket of suds to them on a regular basis to remove the road combination of brake dust and road grime. A natural sponge is the best for cleaning wheels, but they are hard to find. I have always kept a roll of paper towel and a bottle of spray cleaner in my vehicles with nice wheels for touch-ups.
I have found natural sponges at Bed Bath and Beyond for a little over $12 every time I needed a new one. Look in the bath supply section.
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:07 PM
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Not sure if it's an option for you, but I liked my stock wheels so much that I had them powdercoated. Too many XD's and the like in my area.
Powder coating is a great option that is not ridiculously expensive. Was thinking about powder coating my trailer rims black, but think I am just going to paint them for now since I need a few other goodies for my trailer. Ill post when I am done. Have to get the tires mounted first.
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:17 PM
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I have found natural sponges at Bed Bath and Beyond for a little over $12 every time I needed a new one. Look in the bath supply section.
Good tip.
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:18 PM
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I have 18s on it now with a 265/65/18 tire. I would like a slightly bigger tire, but could stick with an 18" rim I think.

I'm not sure how big of a tire will fit without raising the truck.
If you tell me what year your truck is, I can let you know how big a tire will fit.
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:25 PM
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If you tell me what year your truck is, I can let you know how big a tire will fit.
08 Z71 extended cab.
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:34 PM
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08 Z71 extended cab.
You can go with 275/70R18 (33.27" x 10.94") for a taller look or 305/60R18 (32.44" x 12.44") for a wider look. These specs are for a Nitto Tera Grappler. Different brands have slightly different specs, but these sizes will fit.

http://www.nittotire.com/Tire/terragrappler#size
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Old 06-07-2013, 03:38 PM
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Eagle 050 is available in 18x8.5 6x5.5 +20 offset

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TANDEM AXLE 14" PACKAGE STARTING AT $649
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Old 06-08-2013, 06:04 PM
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Bmf novakanes..... My fave rims!!!!!
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Old 06-21-2013, 12:36 PM
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Not entirely related, but has anyone put a levelling kit on their truck. I was considering, but I keep reading things about how bad they are for your front end components. Ball joints etc.
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Old 06-21-2013, 12:40 PM
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I have one on my tundra. No issues as long as you do it correctly.
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