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Old 09-20-2018, 05:24 PM   #11
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The manufacturing industry does not think about nissan hardbody trucks. The scca race trucks used ar62s.
I know it's a small market but figured with the Nissan's, Toyota's, and Chevy's all using the same bolt pattern there would be a wider truck wheel selection. And I just wasn't finding the right suppliers.


Appreciate it, but AR62's design and cast aluminum construction does nothing for me. They did make it affordable and reasonably light.
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Hope your truck holds up to whatever you have planned.
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Old 09-20-2018, 08:32 PM   #13
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Hope your truck holds up to whatever you have planned.
I don't see why it wouldn't, my plans are fairly modest.
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I know it's a small market but figured with the Nissan's, Toyota's, and Chevy's all using the same bolt pattern there would be a wider truck wheel selection. And I just wasn't finding the right suppliers.

There are plenty of wheels in 6x139, problem is that they're mostly 17"+ for these ridiculously sized newer trucks.


Redrilling the bolt pattern is an option for some wheels. Call some wheel repair shops in your area and ask some questions.
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There are plenty of wheels in 6x139, problem is that they're mostly 17"+ for these ridiculously sized newer trucks.
My Nissan Titans are made by Enkei, but they are 18".

I know Titan wheels also come in 17", but I don't know about the smaller 16" size.

What about D22 Frontier wheels? They are 15".

I don't know what "Flow Formed" or "Pressure Cast" do or if the stock wheels are that way.
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Your best bet is going to be a 5 lug conversion... wheel options grow exponentially

The rays/nismo and AR's are pretty much it... everything else is big gaudy mall crawler wheels

Anyone know what a steel pathy wheel weighs?
About 21-22 lbs.
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Old 02-28-2019, 04:57 PM   #17
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Very nice. What I was looking for originally. MAT (flow forming) technology.


http://enkei.com/shop/wheels/truck-suv/new-rpt1/


Super strong, lightweight, reasonably affordable.


Pretty sure you guys thought I was nuts. You'd be absolutely correct, but not about flow formed wheels.


I ended up buying a set of the Nismo/Rays Te37X's a while back, got a real good deal on them, about a grand shipped. They'll be wrapped in some serious mud tires shortly and installed on the truck.
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Old 03-07-2019, 05:27 PM   #18
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A bit more than most flow formed wheels. $340'sh ballpark street price on a 16x8.



Still, ultra light, uber strong, and not as much as traditional forged.






Konig and some others will be coming along to the truck market with more affordable flow formed offerings. It's a matter of time. Looks to me like a cast Konig (or Rota etc) might run $100/wheel (15x7) while a Konig flow formed Dekagram in the same 15x7 size will run $130'ish. So nearly all the benefits of full on forged for strength, rigidity and weight, but only 30% more money than a similar Rota cast cheapo.
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BTW. Some of you complaining about your VG-slow or top speed going downhill-with-the-wind are rocking hugely heavy wheel/rim combos. Wheels and rims normally spun round and round by twin turbo v6's or big ol' Merican V8's



These slow ass old trucks do not get faster when you throw a set of huge rims and/or tires on them. Unsprung weight is a real thing, it's not as critical with trucks as it is with a sports car or sedan, but it still a very real factor and affects performance.


Spinning all the inertia of those 18-19-20 inch freakin' rims is called parasitic power loss.

But I'm just a grouchy, ornery old man.



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A bit more than most flow formed wheels. $340'sh ballpark street price on a 16x8.

Wow, those RPT1's look fantastic but the price is nuts. I bought my truck for less that a complete set. Can't justify spending that much, may have to see what options Rota has.
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