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Hey Guys,

I just bought a 08 FJ, It had 285/70/17 so i bought a brand new set of the same tire, i was hoping to get something simple offset in black do you guys have any suggestions?
 

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Welcome from Vancouver, Washington.
I'm sure you will receive lots of suggestions here!
 

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Welcome from Philo, OH! Mine are black with machined accents... if you're talking about wheels. Check out my garage.
 

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Hey Guys,

I just bought a 08 FJ, It had 285/70/17 so i bought a brand new set of the same tire, i was hoping to get something simple offset in black do you guys have any suggestions?
We have a good selection of Black wheels to fit your FJ Cruiser in black. Here is a link to them on our web site:

FJ Cruiser 17 inch Wheels | Discount Tire Direct

Please let us know if you have any questions.
 

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We have a good selection of Black wheels to fit your FJ Cruiser in black. Here is a link to them on our web site:

FJ Cruiser 17 inch Wheels | Discount Tire Direct

Please let us know if you have any questions.
Discount Tire would be the first place I'd look.

When I bought my 07 in Oct, 2014, it had 4 of these on it:

Wheel Details - Discount Tire Direct



So I went to Discount and added 1 more for the spare and replaced the older KO's that were on it with KO2's

If it had not already had the 4 aftermarket wheels, I would have likely gone with something like this:

Wheel Details - Discount Tire Direct

 

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Welcome from Vancouver, Canada!
 

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Greetings from VT! Ive beat the crap out of my Method Mesh for 3 years and they still perform and look great - I never get tired of looking at them :grin
 

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Discount Tire would be the first place I'd look.

When I bought my 07 in Oct, 2014, it had 4 of these on it:

Wheel Details - Discount Tire Direct



So I went to Discount and added 1 more for the spare and replaced the older KO's that were on it with KO2's

If it had not already had the 4 aftermarket wheels, I would have likely gone with something like this:

Wheel Details - Discount Tire Direct

Thank you for your recommendation Websnyper. I agree the Tracker Pro wheels look great, but then again so do the Vision Off-Road Raptor wheels. :rocker:
 

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Hub centric wheels are a big plus, like what Toyota and most manufacturers fit for increased strength and less balancing issues.

106.1mm center bore will give you more bearing surface, and keep the wheels on hub center regardless of how you tighten them or smack things or bend studs.

It's a common problem for tires that won't balance to be on lug centric wheels. Most won't have issues, but for those who do it can be very frustrating.
 

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Welcome from Camino, California Bryce! I'm a newbie-too. The member's on this site have been really encouraging!

I'm in the process of fixing-up my '07 and spent a lot of time looking @ wheels. I fell in love with the wheels on the FJ-S concept car from the 2012 SEMA show, which was running a 285/70/17 BFG on these really cool wheels. My history is a little fuzzy, but I believe (if I'm wrong--someone on this site will correct me) TRD made a special 17"x 8" rim just for SEMA & the FJ-S concept. I heard there were issues with the paint, or something, and Toyota stopped making them....I'm pretty sure that's close to the story, but someone on here will most likely correct/amend it if not. In succeeding years, TRD produced the same (or extremely similar) wheel for the Tacoma, but it was only 7" wide.
The 8" SEMA wheels (or a clone) I see for sale online but they're really expensive: $1,600.00-$3,000.00 for a set of 4. The 7" TRD I see for sale between: $700.00 to $800.00 for a set of 4.
I stumbled onto someone posting about ordering a set of new FNW F/X PRO 17x8 wheels for their FJ. I checked out FN's website, but they didn't list them. So, I called FN Wheels, they were really helpful & informative & confirmed that they do make the 17" x 8" FNW F/X PRO Wheel and it is extremely similar to the 2012 SEMA FJ-S wheel. The center cap is flatter than the TRD...I kinda like the TRD's cap better, but I'll live with it for the price savings: relative to the TRD 8" SEMA's $. The F/X Pros sell for around $175.00 each, but FN said they have these wheels made in limited batches, and most of the wheels have been pre-sold before they get out of the factory. I ordered a set of 5 & they arrived last week & I'll be running 275/70/17s on them. I think they're beautiful........ (Bryce, I just started laughing to myself, because I just thought it'd be hilarious, if, after I've taken WAY too much time writing this, you look @ the FNW F/X wheels, my dream wheels, and you're like........ "ehh..."). On that note, I'm ending my love note to the FNW F/X Pro & getting back to work.
I've attached a photo of one of my new F/X Pro 17x8s still in the box and a photo of the 2012 SEMA FJ-S with the TRD wheels.
"Good luck!" on your journey to find your wheels, Bryce.

-kgb
 

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Hope it's ok to glom on to this thread. I don't know if the OP has made a wheel choice so i figured i would toss in the wheel I am looking at (and consolidate search results on wheel suggestions). Also may i ask your opinions on which combination of wheel/tire size to go with because i CANNOT decide and have been trying to for over a year.

Here is the wheel (the all black one) - http://www.atxwheels.com/wheel/32695/ax201

Option 1
16x8 inch wheel / 0 offset, 4.5 BS, 106.25 bore
New tires would be 285/75R16 (probably duratacs or cooper stt pro)
I think i prefer this because of total price and i dig the beefier tire to smaller rim
I did not see these specific wheels mentioned in other threads that discuss caliper clearance. Tire sites do say they will fit my vehicle, but not sure if that space issue is taken into consideration.

Tire calc diff from old to new - Tire Size Comparison | Comparison of tires and wheels

Option 2
17x9 inch wheel / -12 offset, 4.53 BS, 106.25 bore
Recommended tire for these seems to be 265/70R17 but would prefer 285/70R17. VK's tire size chart indicates this "might" rub, hehe. (that is a nice set of charts btw thank you). 265/70R17's would fit and with the neg. offset should edge the tires outward a bit. Wish i could see into the future.

Tire calc diff from old to new - Tire Size Comparison | Comparison of tires and wheels

Which do you think would look and fit better? (I just have Bilstein 5100's on 2nd highest notch in front) Thanks!
 

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Question - somewhat related - I am about to go with the black TRD 17 wheels and some KO2s since I found a great deal at a nearby dealership. What should I do with my OEM chrome 17 rims? Is there an aftermarket for them?
 
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