Truck hight

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Truck hight

Postby Bancroft » Tue Nov 04, 2014 11:22 pm

Hi guys I bought 55 mm oj hot juice for my cruiser and we're wondering what would be better mid Indy trucks with 1/8 risers or high Indy trucks,
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Re: Truck hight

Postby TonyB » Wed Nov 05, 2014 12:41 am

Get the normal/ high ones. The lows have a reduced turning geometry and are a pain in the arse to get bushes for.

With 55mm wheels you won't need any or much riser at all.
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Re: Truck hight

Postby Corey » Wed Nov 05, 2014 7:51 am

If you get the standard heigth Stage 11 Indys, they can take up to 56mm wheels with no risers.
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Re: Truck hight

Postby Bancroft » Wed Nov 05, 2014 8:49 am

So I should get standard, but what about wheels bite
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Re: Truck hight

Postby Bancroft » Wed Nov 05, 2014 9:25 am

I will also be riding loose
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Re: Truck hight

Postby Bullet » Wed Nov 05, 2014 12:46 pm

Of course you'll need risers if your trucks are loose. I used to get wheelbite even while using low trucks, 1/8 risers and 50mm wheels. Go figure.
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Re: Truck hight

Postby Corey » Wed Nov 05, 2014 7:48 pm

I use 56mm wheels, standard Stage 10 Indys and 1/8th risers. Stage 11s can take bigger wheels than my indys, but with my current setup I have my trucks as loose as they can go with bones hard bushings - and have only experienced wheelbite when landing tricks when off balance. Carving seems to be just fine.
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Re: Truck hight

Postby Bustabloodklaaart » Sat Nov 15, 2014 8:26 am

I'd buy some Indy shock pads at the very least.
You've got nice soft wheels so the pads will
Make your board even more 'magic carpet'
Like.
Your OJ's are wider than most peoples wheels
So will touch the deck much sooner than a
Lot of guys are used to, added to this because
Of the softness of them wheel bite becomes
wheel BITE and when those fronts touch you
WILL be launched off. Guess how I know?
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