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Looking for 16x7 steel wheels with zero-offset - suggestions

Postby dma251 » Fri May 19, 2017 12:20 am

I think I want to try the Buckshot P78-16 mudders on my 89 trooper rs, so I will be needing to replace the wheels. I would like to try to find steel wheels of the "expeditionary" style. Lots of little holes around the ring... Essentially a spare-tire wheel. My concern is getting the correct offset. I like the look of the toyota tacoma spare wheel, and it's the correct 16x7, 6x5.5, but I understand they have a positive offset that will narrow my track-width. I have a rootop tent and need all the track-width I can get, which I really liked about the stock 15x7 snowflakes wide stance.

What vehicles might have a steel 16x7 6-lug spare wheel with zero offset? There's three great junkyards nearby, and tomorrow I might be hunting for wheels...
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Re: Looking for 16x7 steel wheels with zero-offset - suggest

Postby dma251 » Fri May 19, 2017 1:04 am

These are the Gateway Buckshot p78-16 mudders on 16x7 steel rims. Think I might just buy a new set of these from summit and be done with it.
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Re: Looking for 16x7 steel wheels with zero-offset - suggest

Postby gruff54 » Sun May 21, 2017 7:43 am

Sounds like the wheel that came on the early Troopers. Not sure of the width or offset. Think they call them 9 hole. The original spare on my son's '88 or '89 'Zu pickup is that wheel. Someone on the site offered up a set for sale not too long ago. No link as I didn't bookmark it. :( Will those tires have any clearance issues?

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Re: Looking for 16x7 steel wheels with zero-offset - suggest

Postby gruff54 » Sun May 21, 2017 7:48 am

Here ya go. hth

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