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Cragar Soft 8's Yes or No Your Opinion and WHY

Hey guys i just put a body lift on my truck and i have some tires at the house that are fifteen inch rim just tryin to figure out what rims to get i dont need anything fancy just something that will work for cheap the cragars i have found for 36 bucks so let me know if yall like them or not and why
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What color? I have a suggestion but it isn't really cheap. I think around 120 for the rim I am talking about. The Ultra Baja Champ wheels.
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Color doesnt matter the cragars are black or chrome and 35 bucks a peice so for what i could get four rims shipped i could get one of the MT shipped lol
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Haha then Cragars it is. I haven't looked at them on my ranger. Are they nice?
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I wouldn't get steel wheels. Way to heavy. Ask CrazyMikey.
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well a buddy gave me this pic but just to let you know what they look like and i am not claiming this is mine its Int3rc3ptors truck tell me what you think
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I have 15x8 cragar d-windows. like them, but since the next tires that im getting are going to be 33x12.5, i will be going to aluminum since ill want a 15x10. 15x10 steel wheel with 33x12.5 is a heavy combo
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yea and ill be running 35's
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no weight..
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Sick truck Fordguy... Even though it is someone elses. I am going to run 15x8 Ultra Baja Champ Black with 33x11.5x15 when next saturday comes around.
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Sick truck Fordguy... Even though it is someone elses.
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i love mine
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I hated them. Never been happier since getting rid of them. I only bought them because they were cheap and the style I wanted. Then when the box showed up from Summit and it was 200lbs for 4 rims and 4 centre caps and 20 lug nuts I almost shat a brick.


They're good rims for a trail rig cuz they're tough as tails, but man, I just had 15x8's with 31x10.5's and thanks to the Cragars and how heavy they were, my front rotors are warped, my gas milage suffered, and my performance decreased.

I run 15x8 Mickey Thompson Classics which are about 18lbs each and they made such a huge difference after getting rid of those Cragars.

Steel wheels FTL unless you're only going to use them in the winter or on the trail.
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Pros: Cheap, strong
Cons: Heavy

I personally don't like the looks of them but thats my opinion.
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Thay make good boat anchors.
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Pros: Cheap, strong
Cons: Heavy

I personally don't like the looks of them but thats my opinion.
They are almost identical to your MT Classic II's.

Cragar Soft 8 chrome:


MT Classic Dos:


Only difference is the classic two has a bigger hole(s), and we all know the smaller and tighter the hole is, the better it is.
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MT's FTMFW.

I traded my Cragars straight up for my Mickeys.

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They are almost identical to your MT Classic II's.

Cragar Soft 8 chrome:


MT Classic Dos:


Only difference is the classic two has a bigger hole(s), and we all know the smaller and tighter the hole is, the better it is.
And that cheap chrome finish, the holes are different. The crager just looks cheaper IMO
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lol i would be getting them in black anyways so it doesnt matter but i think i am going to try them out lol what do i have to lose maybe 200 bucks and 2 mpg i mean with 35's its gonna be heavy anyways no matter what rim i use but i have 4.10's and a 4.0 so maybe it will pull em ok
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i have the craigers. i like them alot
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finally did they bog down the 4.0 bad
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lol i would be getting them in black anyways so it doesnt matter but i think i am going to try them out lol what do i have to lose maybe 200 bucks and 2 mpg i mean with 35's its gonna be heavy anyways no matter what rim i use but i have 4.10's and a 4.0 so maybe it will pull em ok
If I were running something as heavy as a 35" tire, I'd want to do all I could to keep every ounce of power I had. Spend a little more now on wheels and save money on gas in the long run.
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Mike what wheels do you have those are sweet
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and if i got the cragars it would more than likely be temporary
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Mike what wheels do you have those are sweet
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