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Old 10-13-2011
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Help with wheel choice!

l have a 2001 bone stock 2wd and have about $700 bucks to spend on wheels or tires. What's your guy's outlook, Wheel's or Tire's?

And if wheel's what kind?
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I paid 880 for tires and used my stock wheels. If you buy wheels, you are gonna get something taller and/or wider and have to spend more on tires.
Which wheels do you have?
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I paid 880 for tires and used my stock wheels. If you buy wheels, you are gonna get something taller and/or wider and have to spend more on tires.
Which wheels do you have?
l have these, they look okay with a few rust spots but very small.

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=2001+...1t:429,r:0,s:0
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Ahhh, there have been some members that have painted those black. Try a junk yard for some cheap stockers and spend the rest on rubber. Your other option is craigslist or the classified sections of websites. Someone getting rid of a set cheap. 700 could be a tight budget to work with. However don't get discouraged, it can be done.
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I paid $700 on the head for Destination A/T in 29.5's with alignment and balance at firestone, 235/75/15

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this is what I did to my stockers, krylon flat black (like 80 coats over 2 years) and I took sandpaper and reamed the edge of the rim back to chrome. cheap and looks sick
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this is what I did to my stockers, krylon flat black (like 80 coats over 2 years) and I took sandpaper and reamed the edge of the rim back to chrome. cheap and looks sick
Wait 80 coat's lol. How many time's did you have to break them down and repaint?
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everytime i wash the truck i repaint them. up close you can see chips and such but this is a 5 mega pixel camera and at 2 feet it looks perfect.
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