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Will these be good Drag wheels? Well i hope so cause i just bought them now i just need to find a sick tire setup for them some skinny fronts and slicks for the rear. Here's the link.

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Bump just so i might get an answer?
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are they 17x8? will you run the same at all 4 corners?

the silver will weigh less than the chrome too. overall I think you'll be happy and yes they'll make a noticeable difference....any alloy 17" will be better than our 20s.
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Those alloys are one of the lighter wheels you can get so that's a good choice...as long as they fit your truck.
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Any 5x5.5 17" alloy should be ok. Could be wrong but i think the 17"'s are 17x8 except the SST which is 17x9.

I like those rims as they are also available in 18's.
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WOW the worst rims are you serious lol no that good
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Hey dude go easy on the guy!!
As long as he likes them and their going to work for what he needs them for than that's all that matters.
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would you mind weighing your current wheel/tire combo vs the new?
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Sure Gabe Ill get a scale and weigh them before i drop them off for powder coating today. There 17x8 just fyi. Any suggestions on tires i want slicks, or drag radials. Thanks.
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I like the Nitto NT05R.

Edit: After looking at the sizes Nitto offers in the 17 (275/40-17 seems a little short at just under 26"), I think you'll like this one better:

M&H Racemaster 275/50-17 (just under 28")
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