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Old 03-22-2011, 07:06 PM
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I have an 8T 2 and I know that the wheels are 0 offset, but what would be the outcome and issue with running a 1/2" offset?
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your truck would be way too wide

the offset distance is the distance past the hub
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What he said... 1/2 offset will extend the track width of your truck by 1/2 inch on each side. Truck will be way too wide.
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Ok, so then can I get any 17mm 0 offset wheel to use or would it need to be a losi wheel or could I use the Proline Velocity wheel?
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any 17mm 0 offset truggy wheel will work

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So these would be fine, http://cgi.ebay.com/Pro-Line-Yellow-...item35b0660584

Thanks, also - you do some very nice work. One day would like to get a wrap done
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thanks


they'll work, but if you race look into the VTR line from Pro-line
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what is the diff with the VTR line?
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http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...r-Truck-Rims-4
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So these would be fine, http://cgi.ebay.com/Pro-Line-Yellow-...item35b0660584

Thanks, also - you do some very nice work. One day would like to get a wrap done
If I'm not mistaken those are the old style rims. There are several different size/styles of rims sold for truggies. What tires are mounting on these rims? You need a rim that fits the tires you're trying to use.
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I was thinking these tires, http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...-Truck-Tires-2
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wont fit, those are 1/10 scale tires
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tires http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...Foam-Inserts-2

wheels http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...r-Truck-Rims-4
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or http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...-Soft-Yellow-2
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Originally Posted by JAMMINKRAZY View Post
If I'm not mistaken those are the old style rims. There are several different size/styles of rims sold for truggies. What tires are mounting on these rims? You need a rim that fits the tires you're trying to use.
I was thinking the same thing.. "Those aren't even LPR's"
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