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View Poll Results: Which Wheels to Choose
Mazda Alloy wheels 3 13.64%
Ford OEM Alloy Wheels 3 13.64%
Cragar Soft 8 Steel Wheels 16 72.73%
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Old 02-04-2011, 07:19 PM
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So I got some BFG AT KO's with 2000 miles on them for $300 with black American Racing rims.

Those rims are 5 on 5 bolt pattern, but I bought them anyway to get the tires.

My question for you is whether I should put these new tires on:

1. my current rims (Mazda ones) which are fine, but have slight pitting.



2. some OEM Ford Ranger rims in good condition (I have center caps, though not in picture)



3. sell all the rims (American Racing, Mazda, and Ford) and buy some new ones ie: Cragar Black Soft 8s.



I'd like black, so if I went with the Ford ones I might paint them, but I'd like something a little more aggressive on a budget.

What do you guys (and girls) think?
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Old 02-04-2011, 07:54 PM
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I like the black but not a fan of those cragars so I vote paint the Ford ones black.
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Old 02-04-2011, 07:57 PM
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I like the cragars but the ford oems are look alot like your mazda ones so I think keeping the ones you have wouldn't be a bad choice either
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Old 02-04-2011, 08:19 PM
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i really dont like those ford style ones. i vote cragers.
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Old 02-04-2011, 08:29 PM
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Cragers all the way
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Old 02-04-2011, 08:36 PM
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Cragars man. they are sexy
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Old 02-04-2011, 09:15 PM
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i say paint the factory ford wheels. they'll look legit and be cost effective as well.
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Old 02-04-2011, 09:28 PM
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I like them all

But money-wise, i'd paint either set black, and maybe leave a silver lining at the edge of the wheels, could look great with the chrome lining you already have.
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Old 02-06-2011, 09:31 PM
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I'm also looking at pro comp series 52 rock crawlers...what size backspacing should I get? 2", 3.75, or 4.5. Also what size hole do I need the hub? Any other info I need to know before I order new wheels online? http://www.4wheelparts.com/Wheels/Ro...&Width_PQ=7.00
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Old 02-07-2011, 02:50 AM
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I like the mazda wheel
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