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I've been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by JK5, Dec 9, 2003.

  1. JK5

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    I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    I'm doin'a 8 lug conversion on my Black K5...
    and I need to decide what wheels to go with...

    Since I've been told my truck looks like a Escalade... /forums/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
    I'd like to give my truck more of a "off-road" look...

    What wheels do You guys think I should get???

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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    Dubs.....



    maybe Spinnaz.
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    Three words:

    BLACK STEEL WHEELS. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    pizza cutters /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    22" spoke wheels
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    /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    I agree with Greg on the SPinnaz. Some 26" chromies.... /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif

    On a more serious note. I would go with some of the alum 5 star type ARE wheels. I like Alum on DD's..... Oh and some fodees... /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    I think you need the Trailready Beadlooks. They are perfect for the grocert getter or mall rig. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gifTrailready Beadlooks
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    Looks like a rip off to me. I payed $40 for mine.
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    I wish those came in black!!!! /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
    I could paint'm..

    I was thinking of these too...but I think they're 5 & 6 lug only... /forums/images/graemlins/crazy.gif

    [​IMG]
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    I painted mine black.
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    LOL...My Dad is the local distributor...
    I could get a deal!!!! /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

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    Looks like a rip off to me. I payed $40 for mine.

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    But do yours meet this spec?

    "Designed for two or four wheel drive trucks with up to 44 in. diameter tires, this Bart Super Trucker Wheel is built with a strong 1/4 in. thick 950X steel center and .165 in. thick roll formed rim shell so it can handle off road abuse with ease."

    Every cheap wheel that I've seen comes with a disclaimer stating that it is only intended for use with 33-inch or smaller tires. /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif Most also have ridiculously small max weight ratings. I saw some 16x7 aluminum wheels recently that were embossed "Max Weight 1900 LBS". /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif That's absurdly low for a truck wheel. /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    Nope. I've never heard of a steel wheel failing though so I'm not too worried about it.
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

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    Looks like a rip off to me. I payed $40 for mine.

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    Tim...
    Where did You get your wheels???
    And do they have round holes like the Eatons and the Wheel Vintiques???
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

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    Looks like a rip off to me. I payed $40 for mine.

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    Tim...
    Where did You get your wheels???
    And do they have round holes like the Eatons and the Wheel Vintiques???

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    They're FWPW's cheap white wheels. The wouldn't sell me a 2nd set at $40 each though recently. I guess that was a great deal....I still remember the charge on my credit card, $170 to the door for four wheels and centercaps.

    I think they have spokes, but I never really looked that closely. When they're painted black though you hardly see the wheel design anyway...just the fact that they're black is cool enough.
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    get yourself some eaton black steel wheels and a full exo cage... you'll never be mistaken for an esca-whatever again. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    j
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    Get Rock Crawler rims. They come in 8 lug, black, and whatever size you want, and backspacing....

    BTW, you look nothing like an Esca-gayde. Those things are ugly as heck, My moms neighbor has one, and it's beyond bling.
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

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    They come in 8 lug, black, and whatever size you want, and backspacing....


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    Cool /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
    I haven't seen anybody selling the 8 lug...
    have You??? /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif

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    BTW, you look nothing like an Esca-gayde. Those things are ugly as heck, My moms neighbor has one, and it's beyond bling.

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    Thanks...
    People like to RAZ me...
    but I can take-it!!! /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif
     
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    Re: I\'ve been told my K5 looks like a Escalade....what 8 lug wheels??

    Weld outbacks" with 44"swampers would be the sh!t
     

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