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Wheel Question

Hello there guys and gals,

I have a question i have been thinking about getting a set of wheels for my 08 ranger and i was thinking of going with these:



I spoke to someone at Les schwab yesterday and he states that hes not sure that they can put a set of steel wheels on my truck because it currently has aluminum wheels. Has anyone dealt with this issue before or is that a possiblity?

If ya need more info my truck color is white, so i was thinking these would be perfect.

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they will go on fine. but why in hell would you want trailer wheels they will make the truck look so freaking cheap
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Use to call them wagon wheels back in the day
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they will go on fine. but why in hell would you want trailer wheels they will make the truck look so freaking cheap
Wow i Never thought those rims would make my truck look cheap im trying to keep my costs low on mods. I cant really afford a nicer set.

Or Maybe i should go with something like these:



Any ideas on which ones would look better.

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Any Ideas on the Silver wheels compared to the white wagon wheels?

Or any other rims from Les Schwab that would look nice that aren't way expensive
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how about pricing around different places like MB motoring wheels arnt expansive and are better looking. discount tire wheels
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well, the silver are much better than the trailor rims
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Like Redneckstone said, Discount Tire has a lot of options that are fairly cheap.
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Wheels and cost go together. Try wheelsforless.com. $60 to $600.
Those white spokes would make your ride look like a trailer. Chrome has a funny way of needing to be cleaned to often and painted steel rims always seem to rust. Do e-bay or R/F search for someones last upgrade take offs.
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Find someone getting rid of nice stock wheels.
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Here is what i have to work with for wheels.

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Looks good to me
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Does anyone have photoshop and could maybe show me what either of those wheels would look like on the truck?
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If you insist on going with cheaper, steel wagon wheels, I'd get a set of black ones.

However, I would just hang out a bit, cruise the local craigslist or here, and find a nice set of used wheels in good condition for the same price. You get what you pay for. I had a set of those white steel wheels on my old blazer, and they looked like **** after a couple years.

I'd run your current wheels over those white steel wagon wheels anyday.
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I have gone with the Ultra 50's they look much better than the ALlied 80's made the truck look like crap will post pics when i pick it up.
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Okay here they are New Wheels



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I personally think those look better on a lowered truck like FX2.3's but thats just me. As long as you like them, thats all that matters.
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I agree with Trent. But I'm glad you went with those wheels, the white on white would of looked like ***.
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Thats true the white on white looked like ***.

But ever since i had my first ranger 2000 XLT 4x4 4.0 i had wanted a set of those rims now i finally have them.
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I like them man good work
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Looks good!
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I think the wheels are great looking.

I would sport them.
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I am thinking about trading back the rims i have for these instead any ideas?

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Thoughts on the rims above to what i have now.
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