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Steel Wheels

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by mcrawford9681, Nov 25, 2019.

  1. Nov 25, 2019 at 5:33 AM
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    mcrawford9681

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    I am looking to buy steel wheels to mount winter tires on. I will keep the OEM wheels with the highway tires, and switch out the wheels for seasonal driving. Does anybody know where i can buy steel wheels for my 2019 TRD off road premium ?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Nov 25, 2019 at 7:24 AM
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    WallyT4R

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    You can buy them directly from the dealer as far as I know. Or on the inter webs. Your spare tire rim is one. Also the steel FJ rims are the same thing.

    A quick search and found this.

    https://www.roadreadywheels.com/products/2007-2014-17x7-5-toyota-fj-cruiser-steel-wheel-rim
     
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    You can also likely find SR5 take offs for very reasonable prices. Might be a good alternative for about the same price if you can find them.
     
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  4. Nov 25, 2019 at 3:47 PM
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    All the pros are shipped here with steel wheels which are then swapped for the pro rims. Where do all those sets of steels go?
     
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  5. Nov 25, 2019 at 5:01 PM
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    PVT Pablo

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    Just curious, but why not get a second of alloys? Steel wheels are typically heavier and more apt to look like crap when they get rusty from winter conditions.
     
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  7. Jan 13, 2021 at 2:22 AM
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    And old thread, but today I will drop off 4 Toyota steel spares and 4 Cooper Snow Claws (studded) to have mounted/balanced.
    I bought the steelies from McGeorgeToyota.com , they sell a lot of OEM parts via e-bay. Got a JBL subwoofer enclosure from them too though
    I haven't decided what to do with it yet.
     
  8. Feb 18, 2021 at 8:44 AM
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    Looking to do the same. How did it turn out? I can't find steelies anywhere?
     
  9. Feb 18, 2021 at 8:51 AM
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    Curious, why steelies? I see new SR5 take-offs for like $150 (for a set).
     
  10. Feb 18, 2021 at 8:56 AM
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    dbares

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    It sounds ridiculous but i like the look of steelies in the winter. To your point, I may just get a new set of SR5 though. Just makes sense $$$.
     
  11. Feb 18, 2021 at 9:09 AM
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    No hate here.. I can get on board with steelies..
     
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    I saw this Runner a while ago...looks good!

    [​IMG]
     
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    You have any Pick n Pull salvage yards around your area? We have a bunch in California and it would be the first place I would check for spare wheels. Pull them off a junked 4Runner for a matching alloy set or find 4 junked 4Runners and grab their steel spares. Just make sure to check for damage and none of them are warped.

    Edit: just noticed OP posted in 2019. Bad habit of not looking lol
     
  14. Feb 18, 2021 at 11:02 AM
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    Only pain for me (I'm old, older than the hills) is that the steel wheels are heavy BUT heavy is good in ice/snow I think. I do love the steelie look.
    I wasn't smart enough to find any take-off for $150 a set! Dang good price that is. I paid over $400 for a set of new brand name (Toyota) steelies.
    Truthfully I've never changed a tire before in my whole life until I switched out the TRD+KO2s for the steel+Snow Claw's. Learned a lot and now
    own a floor jack (econo model from Autozone), breaker bar, torque wrench. In 6 more weeks (ish) I'll change back. Here my current set up-
    [​IMG]Snow Claws on 4R by Stopitdown Stopitdown, on Flickr
     
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    Yea, this is what I like! Just can't find them anywhere! Did you buy them direct from a dealer?

    There are a lot of stock wheels on Facebook marketplace for cheap, so maybe I'll just go with those. I also like the idea of the salvage yard (pull the spares off). I'll look into that.
     
  16. Feb 19, 2021 at 1:33 PM
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    I called 3 junk yards in my area. Nothing. Then I called 2 dealers thinking take-offs. Nothing.
    Then went to e-bay and found an on-line Toyota dealer to solve my steelie hunt.
    Do what we have to do.
    I'll tell ya though, I wouldn't mind the 'steelie' look in aluminum.
     
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  18. Feb 20, 2021 at 6:13 PM
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    Are they the basic black Steelies that will fit stock tires?
     
  19. Feb 20, 2021 at 6:24 PM
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    One dealer in my quest for steelies told me I just missed a big sell off by 3 weeks. They sold 10 sets :(
    I'm new to all of this, and when googling steel rims I got bamboozled by all the factors like off-set. Then I crawled under the 4R and looked at the spare
    and said 'aha'.
    I'm on the east coast so used McGeorge-
    https://parts.mcgeorgetoyota.com/search?search_str=steel+rims
    They also sold me a sub-woofer enclosure we used in the cargo area for my new audio system....same enclosure
    used in the JBL system. Quick to ship.
     
  20. Feb 21, 2021 at 5:05 AM
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    Yes Sir - they will fit stock size tires.

    Finslayer83 on the other board put me on to these. He had his powder coated gray:
    Finslayer83.jpg

    Here's pics of my 4:
    Steelies4.jpg

    Steelies2.jpg

    Steelies6.jpg
     
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    Anyone know how you get the tire pressure mounts on these? I’d rather not have a blinking tire pressure gauge on all winter.
     
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  23. Feb 23, 2021 at 6:05 AM
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    I've gone without TPMS on these winter season tires for a month now and don't even notice the light....but mine is solid and not blinking.
     
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    Looks great but I can get them at factory ready wheels for $87 each. Anyway you can do better on the price?
     
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