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Old 03-22-2009, 01:50 PM   #26
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Re: Lifted 1972 Chevy K10 show truck

To me it looks just like a donk with giant snow tires. BUT... thats just my take . Build and drive what you love, dont be in the car hobby to please others.

If I saw it at a show I would sure check it out. You can learn a lot from every car and truck you look at.

Some things do "grow" on ya...for me the larger rims (up to 20 in) on our style trucks lowered down look pretty good. I didnt care for it at first.

Overall though I like some sidewall.

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Old 03-22-2009, 05:56 PM   #27
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Haha....This is a west coast truck!!! Out here we run JEEPS for 4 wheeling and our trucks are 4x4 to get our boat up the luanch ramp and out toy hauler out of the dunes! You people on the East coast just don't understand! Haha...all fun and jokes.
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Old 03-22-2009, 06:54 PM   #28
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to each his own, but i like it!!!
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Old 03-22-2009, 07:25 PM   #29
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Re: Lifted 1972 Chevy K10 show truck

I want to see it slinging mud all over that shine!
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Old 03-22-2009, 09:50 PM   #30
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Re: Lifted 1972 Chevy K10 show truck

That's one cool mall crawler. I'd roll it just like it is.

I'm not really a big wheel person, but on a lifted rig running something like 38's or 40's they work pretty well.

True, if it's a rock rig, you need the sidewall. But i'm bettin' that truck ain't never gonna see any rocks.
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Old 03-22-2009, 10:55 PM   #31
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Re: Lifted 1972 Chevy K10 show truck

OK.... here goes.

I can almost gaurantee that the guys who love those rims are all under 35....right?
I am old.... I dont have the physical strength and endurance I once had. The good side to being old is that you learn some things.
One thing Ive seen over the years is that fads are just that. (graphics, pro-street, southwest colors...) You can tell when the truck or car was built when you build it baseed on the current 'thing'.
To me, if its going to be cool... it has to function. (Go...Turn...Stop...Handle......crawl over rocks or out of mud)

Actually, its a good looking truck. But youd have to prove to me that those rims and tires are going to do something besides sparkle.

Now...Flame Away!
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Old 03-22-2009, 11:32 PM   #32
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Re: Lifted 1972 Chevy K10 show truck

I like it - looks well done to me. Most of the critical remarks seem to be on the wheel tire ratio - I like these trucks, lifted or slammed - but for me there is side wall ratio to wheel diameter for my preference - I like 20's on lowered trucks but not the rubber band look - but I've also never cared much for the look of a 44" on a 15" rim - I appreciate the look of the larger diameter wheel lifted options now.
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Old 03-22-2009, 11:54 PM   #33
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That`s a nice truck.
I`m not hatin` the large frail looking rims with less sidewall look.It`s just that it makes no sense on a 4wd.It takes away from the added function added by 4wd.Also,for looks,it takes the classic right out of the picture and doesn`t look as muscular.On a 4wd it`s about the rubber and the wheel is just something to mount the tire on.On the street it`s about the wheels.There`s nice looking wheels for these trucks.But,playin`silly games with wheel diameters has no place off the street.Of course a show 4wd is a street truck more than an offroad one.But,even for looks I like to see what would enhance function in nice form on a 4wd.It doesn`t have anything to do with "schools",unless it`s 2wd school vs 4wd school.There are new style rims made in proper diameters for off road to suit everyone`s taste.Guys that like big rims and air bags don`t like the even larger rim donk cars for various reasons.Both styles are new school and street.I think the difference here is street vs offroad.Some street style just doesn`t carry over for offroad where a level of function is key,for actual use or looks.
i agree 100%. less wheel more tire on 4wd imo
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Old 01-08-2011, 05:01 AM   #34
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Re: Lifted 1972 Chevy K10 show truck

This truck is freaking sweet, I wouldn't change a thing. Although I would never buy 20+ wheels on my truck unless it was lifted to the sky and had some 38+ tires or something like that.

Back to this black truck, it is freaking awesome inside interior, engine, suspension, chrome and on black... wouldn't change ANYTHING!
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Old 01-08-2011, 05:24 AM   #35
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Incredible truck, not my style for wheels, but you could just change 'em. I like all of it, especially the interior. Black is beautiful.
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awesome!!! 100%
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Old 01-08-2011, 11:59 AM   #37
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Re: Lifted 1972 Chevy K10 show truck

Another thread from the dead.
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Old 01-08-2011, 12:16 PM   #38
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Old 01-08-2011, 02:05 PM   #39
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I want to see it slinging mud all over that shine!
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Old 01-08-2011, 04:53 PM   #40
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Re: Lifted 1972 Chevy K10 show truck

Like the title says,it's a show truck. It's a nice 4wd street machine.
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