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Need help choosing rims for my 74 620

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I'm working on a 1974 datsun 620 and going to buy new wheels for it can't decide on some 18x7 or some 20x8.5. I'm also going to drop it 3 or 4 inches. Any suggestions on which one will fit better?

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18s would fit better if you drop it. i can't remember if the titans are 18 or 20 but the set that i saw on a 620 has some thin i wanna say 20-40 series tires on that looked like rubber bands

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Stock are 14", you can run up to 16" before they start loking donk. As for fit on a lowered vehicle take some measurements once lowered and work out the back spacing.  

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16x8 with 225/55

 

Just noticed while looking at pictures of the backside of them I already have what looks like 2" drop blocks in the rear from po. Don't know would have to measure them

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The sad thing doc is I was referring to yalls, ain't paid attention to titans other than colour since I saw them and that was four months ago?

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i'm running either a set of 14" aluminum modulars, or a set of 15" enkei sawblades with 205/60 r15 new tires that i recently picked up or if i run the 14" i will use 205/65r 14

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I agree with Mike. I think if you put a big rim on a small truck like that it starts looking funny. I have the same set up as heretic and I think that size complements the looks of the truck the most. Also the bigger the rim the more expensive the tire. My rule of thumb is you don't want your rims and tires to be worth more then you truck, but it is up to you.

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You go big you can join the Donks.  LOL

 

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15x8 - 205/50's 

 

approx 6" drop 

 

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Looks more like 3" maybe 4" drop. Nice color and tires.

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SORRY to thread jack....

 

Looks more like 3" maybe 4" drop. Nice color and tires.

 

hahah hardly Mike....maybe in this pic it looks that way...  I'm on belltech dropped spindles & cranked down 82' 24mm 720 torsion bars. My headlights are at 20.5" to center and the bottom on the front tension rod anchor points are 3.75" off the ground & I still have a ton of travel. It was about 2" lower for a short while but there is enough travel to scrub the crossover bar beneath the oil pan with a big enough belly in the road & momentum ... its a horrible sound & feeling... & at the lower height the tension rod brackets hit EVERYTHING. The tires actually stick out from the body quite far but the front fenders are rolled & flared or they would be touching them. The rears are done to match. I've got 4" blocks in the rear & de-arched stock leaf springs. As it sits there is only a couple of inches between the frame & axle, I need to do a notch & 4-link BAD.  

 

Thanks, I love the color & wheels too.!!  But I really think the gap above the tires created by rolling the fenders makes it look higher than it really is... my front end is actually as low or lower than Farmers Joes orange king cab (my inspiration) but the back obviously is not.... yet :)

 

Same wheels & tires, before I lowered it from stock height. 

 

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Pic with abominable666's widebody this weekend.... still the same tires & wheels

 

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Great picture!

 

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That's the first time I have seen that front package on a 620 where it might look like it will work, and it's because of the stepside box, as the front and back have that same angled surface, now I am wondering if it would look better if the front fender was flared like the back fender also.

 

It looks decent in this photo, would have to see it in person to know for sure.

 

I think my 521 kincab stepside looks kinda weird because of this same thing, it has that angled surface on the back, but doesn't on the front, but I live with it because it is my first conversion, I worked hard on that truck.

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It looks decent in this photo, would have to see it in person to know for sure.

 

pics do it NO JUSTICE its a great looking truck & you're 100% correct the bed helps make that happen. 

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Nice wide body 620. It's different

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Get the ugliest rims you can find and maybe someone will not steal them!

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True, unless you live in Albuquerque..........

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Kelmo, they are stealing from you because they do not want you to finish your projects.  Although meth heads will steal anything!

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Hahahaha.......I don't need anybody's help not finishing any projects. B)

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