Eric, a wheel guy was telling me that only the later 100s got the 5/150. Is that possible?
(odd that Toyota would have used an inch size on the 80s, no?)
Anybody out there with a '99 or so knows or could take a peak at the lugs?
Drexx, yours 5-150 already?
(dang, gonna have to get the ole' geometry books out to figure out the diam from measurements with a 5 holer... )
edit: FWIW, just found a site that said:
69-92 were 15"x6" with 6x5.5" pattern and 12x1.5mm studs with low to med offset
93-97 were 16x8 with same and med offset
98-? are 16x8 with 5x150 and 14x1.5 and high positive offset (+35-45)
so if they are right, the 5x150 may indeed have started out in '98 but evidently they switched to a 17" wheel later on, with bigger calipers and all, making it apparently not possible to use a 16" wheel on the newer trucks... So basically, with a newish truck you are out of luck trying to find inexpensive steel wheels...!
Unique wheel offer 17x8 steel wheel with 5x150 bolt pattern. They are the only one making them and when my dealer called last week they are out of stock until sometime early next spring when they start making another run.
They are available in 3 style. Black D window with fake bead lock look, Chorme 7 spoke wagon wheels regular black D window.
Discount tire quote me $53 each for 17x8 Black D window.
Augie, I looked at some listings for Unique wheels (on the Cragar site) and did see a whole bunch of patterns but not 5x150. Were you talking about a special custom run?
what do you mean by those only tire options? for what?
Unique does not list it in their page but if you call them they would say they have it but just not in stock right now.
I think the one 4Wheel parts sell are actually made by unique. Try calling 4 wheel parts to see if they still have some in stock.
The tire I am looking for are around 33-35" range MT and the only one available is 305/70R17 MTR. 285/70R17 are available but they are shorter than 285/75R16 which does not make it wort for me.
well, as of now, the score is
Toyota: 1 - Eric 0
Namely, I can't find any steel wheel in 17" with a 5x150 pattern. None. (Well, besides custom of course.)
The Unique lead did not pan out. Seems that they don't make them.
Sheesh. Now what do I do to put serious tires on the rig...?