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Re: Truck set-ups
« Reply #2970 on: December 11, 2017, 03:08:21 AM »
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Re: Truck set-ups
« Reply #2971 on: December 11, 2017, 08:43:18 PM »
I usually ride 8.5 sometimes 8.38 wide decks with 55mm wheels. My preference on trucks are Independent 159 with Indy conical soft 88du aftermarket bushings.
I set up my trucks by cutting the top 1/4th of the upper bushing. Only use bottom washer to keep its geometry. Bolts are tighten til the threads just start to show for both front and rear.

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Re: Truck set-ups
« Reply #2972 on: December 11, 2017, 08:58:23 PM »
what ever happened to the rounded thunder baseplates we saw a few people rocking like gerwer and ishod?

Still under R&D probably

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Re: Truck set-ups
« Reply #2973 on: December 11, 2017, 09:06:37 PM »
We’re almost to page 100!

We'll be at 200 pages by mid-next year if our little buddy Robby keeps posting.

Ah ah ah maybe, idk I’ve been slowly growing out of the madness ever since finding out my shoe size and getting shoes that actually fit therefore finding a better feel for my deck and truck size therefore skating better and progressing more sticking to what works than messing around to find the key

So idk...been sticking to thunder 147 for the last month or so and they’ve been doing me so good on a generator/bbs 8.06

Getting the brad cromer feel, but don’t worry slap friends I’m waiting on some destructo lows to restock on skate warehouse and gonna see how those skate since destructo use to be the stuff.

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« Reply #2974 on: December 11, 2017, 09:20:15 PM »
We’re almost to page 100!

We'll be at 200 pages by mid-next year if our little buddy Robby keeps posting.

Ah ah ah maybe, idk I’ve been slowly growing out of the madness ever since finding out my shoe size and getting shoes that actually fit therefore finding a better feel for my deck and truck size therefore skating better and progressing more sticking to what works than messing around to find the key

So idk...been sticking to thunder 147 for the last month or so and they’ve been doing me so good on a generator/bbs 8.06

Getting the brad cromer feel, but don’t worry slap friends I’m waiting on some destructo lows to restock on skate warehouse and gonna see how those skate since destructo use to be the stuff.
Do you wear size 8 shoes?

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Re: Truck set-ups
« Reply #2975 on: December 11, 2017, 09:54:25 PM »
We’re almost to page 100!

We'll be at 200 pages by mid-next year if our little buddy Robby keeps posting.

Ah ah ah maybe, idk I’ve been slowly growing out of the madness ever since finding out my shoe size and getting shoes that actually fit therefore finding a better feel for my deck and truck size therefore skating better and progressing more sticking to what works than messing around to find the key

So idk...been sticking to thunder 147 for the last month or so and they’ve been doing me so good on a generator/bbs 8.06

Getting the brad cromer feel, but don’t worry slap friends I’m waiting on some destructo lows to restock on skate warehouse and gonna see how those skate since destructo use to be the stuff.
Do you wear size 8 shoes?

Nah I’m a 9/9.5 but I started skating in the 7.5-7.8 deck days and I was a strict 9 then and I think basically obviously since I only went up half a size in shoes I just needed to go from 7.8 to 8.1/8.2 max to keep up with my board feel and progression growing

But I was trying to be a big shoes big dick boy and wore size 10 and messed with 8.25 and up and just degressed cause lack of board feel and control

Anyways, back to trucks do any of you guys wonder how deluxe/ermico came up with how thunders are? Like r&d wise? Cause seriously how are these trucks so good??

They turn just enough, super stable, light and strong.

I know they started out as just Indy’s with a sticker and called thunders but when did they become what they are from 2000-now(typo 199?-now) with the contoured hangars and baseplate style
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Re: Truck set-ups
« Reply #2976 on: December 11, 2017, 09:58:34 PM »
Also anyone have any experience with doh dohs in Indy’s?
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« Reply #2977 on: December 12, 2017, 12:07:47 AM »
Is time repeating itself ?

These are thunders from 2002 that look exactly like the thunders we have now called the “remastered 147 II”



So is the new thunder 147 III gonna be the thunders from before? They weren’t bad and actually the old team ones feel lighter than the now team ones and I loved them even though they looked cheap and weird but seriously what’s up



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« Reply #2978 on: December 12, 2017, 08:36:07 AM »
Let us all take a moment of silence for all our brothers and sisters who are dealing with truck madness. We have reached page 100 and shown the world that it’s not easy, but we’re strong as one. *holds back tears*

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« Reply #2979 on: December 12, 2017, 09:32:15 AM »
Let us all take a moment of silence for all our brothers and sisters who are dealing with truck madness. We have reached page 100 and shown the world that it’s not easy, but we’re strong as one. *holds back tears*

Many people could be cured of truck madness if Indy lowered the stage 11 by a mm and a half, and if thunder raised everything 1 mm across the board.

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« Reply #2980 on: December 12, 2017, 10:10:52 AM »
Let us all take a moment of silence for all our brothers and sisters who are dealing with truck madness. We have reached page 100 and shown the world that it’s not easy, but we’re strong as one. *holds back tears*

Many people could be cured of truck madness if Indy lowered the stage 11 by a mm and a half, and if thunder raised everything 1 mm across the board.

I agree with the Indy’s not with the thunders, I think they’re at their maximum for the style
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Re: Truck set-ups
« Reply #2981 on: December 12, 2017, 10:23:10 AM »
The new team thunder bushings are definitely not 99du btw. Soft, same old wheel bite problems. Bought the aftermarket 94s and they're so much harder.

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« Reply #2982 on: December 12, 2017, 11:07:06 AM »
I liked the yellow bushings after they mushed in properly. I don't know about this red stuff it's going to throw everything off.

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« Reply #2983 on: December 12, 2017, 01:54:38 PM »
Let us all take a moment of silence for all our brothers and sisters who are dealing with truck madness. We have reached page 100 and shown the world that it’s not easy, but we’re strong as one. *holds back tears*

Many people could be cured of truck madness if Indy lowered the stage 11 by a mm and a half, and if thunder raised everything 1 mm across the board.

The Indy forged plates are exactly what you’re looking for, then. Yeah, they’re more expensive but I think it’s worth it. I’ve broken a bunch of baseplates and warped cast Indy ones at the pivot from doing slappies. Thunder should be making 53-53.5 tall trucks, I agree. I also agree that the baseplate not going past the hanger for slides is a design flaw.

I don’t know, I tried the forged titanium thunders with a 1/8” riser and the turn really wasn’t much better than Indy’s sluggish turn. I also noticed how even though the hanger metal is the same as an Indy, the Thunders were so sticky on grinds it was unbearable. I could throw on some Indy’s and grind the same rail and they’d glide like butter. It made no sense.

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Re: Truck set-ups
« Reply #2984 on: December 12, 2017, 05:27:33 PM »
Makes no sense?  So it's not us?

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« Reply #2985 on: December 12, 2017, 11:20:25 PM »
Also anyone have any experience with doh dohs in Indy’s?

Max Palmer seems to like that combo.


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Re: Truck set-ups
« Reply #2986 on: December 12, 2017, 11:28:33 PM »
Also anyone have any experience with doh dohs in Indy’s?

Max Palmer seems to like that combo.


http://www.jenkemmag.com/home/2017/01/18/the-pro-skaters-guide-to-loose-trucks/

Thanks for the heads up nestorkins!! Freaking love Max Palmer!! he rides loose trucks so freaking great, it’s like you don’t expect his trucks to be so loose with those clean flip tricks then you notice here and there that front truck wobbles so much it’s insane

But how do doh doh compare to bones and Indy bushings?

I noticed almost half the Indy riders use bones mediums or whatever and I thought what about doh dohs?? One of shortys outstanding products besides hardware and black panther bearings
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Re: Truck set-ups
« Reply #2987 on: December 13, 2017, 10:13:25 AM »
you guys who think indys are too tall...how does max manage to skate them with 1/4" risers in the 917 video? By my calculations that's a little over 60mm tall. kinda wanna try that with soft or super soft aftermarkets.

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« Reply #2988 on: December 13, 2017, 11:21:45 AM »
you guys who think indys are too tall...how does max manage to skate them with 1/4" risers in the 917 video? By my calculations that's a little over 60mm tall. kinda wanna try that with soft or super soft aftermarkets.

There's no rule that your truck setup has to be a certain height to skate, eric winkowski rides pretty tall too. Its all preference, Stage 11s with 55mm wheels is the tallest I can go without feeling outta wack.

Let us all take a moment of silence for all our brothers and sisters who are dealing with truck madness. We have reached page 100 and shown the world that it’s not easy, but we’re strong as one. *holds back tears*

Many people could be cured of truck madness if Indy lowered the stage 11 by a mm and a half, and if thunder raised everything 1 mm across the board.

The Indy forged plates are exactly what you’re looking for, then. Yeah, they’re more expensive but I think it’s worth it. I’ve broken a bunch of baseplates and warped cast Indy ones at the pivot from doing slappies. Thunder should be making 53-53.5 tall trucks, I agree. I also agree that the baseplate not going past the hanger for slides is a design flaw.

I don’t know, I tried the forged titanium thunders with a 1/8” riser and the turn really wasn’t much better than Indy’s sluggish turn. I also noticed how even though the hanger metal is the same as an Indy, the Thunders were so sticky on grinds it was unbearable. I could throw on some Indy’s and grind the same rail and they’d glide like butter. It made no sense.

Cool! I just went to check em out, I didn't know there was that much of a difference in height. I gotta get my hands on some.
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« Reply #2989 on: December 13, 2017, 03:00:31 PM »
you guys who think indys are too tall...how does max manage to skate them with 1/4" risers in the 917 video? By my calculations that's a little over 60mm tall. kinda wanna try that with soft or super soft aftermarkets.

There's no rule that your truck setup has to be a certain height to skate, eric winkowski rides pretty tall too. Its all preference, Stage 11s with 55mm wheels is the tallest I can go without feeling outta wack.

Let us all take a moment of silence for all our brothers and sisters who are dealing with truck madness. We have reached page 100 and shown the world that it’s not easy, but we’re strong as one. *holds back tears*

Many people could be cured of truck madness if Indy lowered the stage 11 by a mm and a half, and if thunder raised everything 1 mm across the board.

The Indy forged plates are exactly what you’re looking for, then. Yeah, they’re more expensive but I think it’s worth it. I’ve broken a bunch of baseplates and warped cast Indy ones at the pivot from doing slappies. Thunder should be making 53-53.5 tall trucks, I agree. I also agree that the baseplate not going past the hanger for slides is a design flaw.

I don’t know, I tried the forged titanium thunders with a 1/8” riser and the turn really wasn’t much better than Indy’s sluggish turn. I also noticed how even though the hanger metal is the same as an Indy, the Thunders were so sticky on grinds it was unbearable. I could throw on some Indy’s and grind the same rail and they’d glide like butter. It made no sense.

Cool! I just went to check em out, I didn't know there was that much of a difference in height. I gotta get my hands on some.
I have some forged baseplates I could send you for free if you want.

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« Reply #2990 on: December 13, 2017, 04:50:51 PM »
you guys who think indys are too tall...how does max manage to skate them with 1/4" risers in the 917 video? By my calculations that's a little over 60mm tall. kinda wanna try that with soft or super soft aftermarkets.

There's no rule that your truck setup has to be a certain height to skate, eric winkowski rides pretty tall too. Its all preference, Stage 11s with 55mm wheels is the tallest I can go without feeling outta wack.

Let us all take a moment of silence for all our brothers and sisters who are dealing with truck madness. We have reached page 100 and shown the world that it’s not easy, but we’re strong as one. *holds back tears*

Many people could be cured of truck madness if Indy lowered the stage 11 by a mm and a half, and if thunder raised everything 1 mm across the board.

The Indy forged plates are exactly what you’re looking for, then. Yeah, they’re more expensive but I think it’s worth it. I’ve broken a bunch of baseplates and warped cast Indy ones at the pivot from doing slappies. Thunder should be making 53-53.5 tall trucks, I agree. I also agree that the baseplate not going past the hanger for slides is a design flaw.

I don’t know, I tried the forged titanium thunders with a 1/8” riser and the turn really wasn’t much better than Indy’s sluggish turn. I also noticed how even though the hanger metal is the same as an Indy, the Thunders were so sticky on grinds it was unbearable. I could throw on some Indy’s and grind the same rail and they’d glide like butter. It made no sense.

Cool! I just went to check em out, I didn't know there was that much of a difference in height. I gotta get my hands on some.
I have some forged baseplates I could send you for free if you want.

Really? That would be pretty righteous! I'll send you something too, I've got a good amount of spare bits around.. Anything you've been looking for?

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Re: Truck set-ups
« Reply #2991 on: December 13, 2017, 05:28:21 PM »
Just saying, although Ace’s aren’t a forged baseplate, they’re 53mm tall and turn better than Indy or Thunder, so if you haven’t tried them I recommend them, Abberdash.

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« Reply #2992 on: December 13, 2017, 05:39:20 PM »
Just saying, although Ace’s aren’t a forged baseplate, they’re 53mm tall and turn better than Indy or Thunder, so if you haven’t tried them I recommend them, Abberdash.

I gave Aces a good chance, they're just not for me. Although I agree the turn is perfect, they shorten the wheelbase too much. Plus I never felt stable at high speeds like I do on indy or thunder.

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« Reply #2993 on: December 13, 2017, 07:10:32 PM »
I love how tall Indy’s are because I like riding really loose with 55mm wheels and I get minimum wheel bite. Max’s setup with risers is understandable because of how much wobble he has on those trucks.

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« Reply #2994 on: December 13, 2017, 07:50:13 PM »
Can we get Daewon to explain his truck set up? I've seen a video of him talking about his trucks and it sounded pretty intense. I don't think he uses bushings on his front truck.

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Re: Truck set-ups
« Reply #2995 on: December 13, 2017, 09:14:24 PM »
Can we get Daewon to explain his truck set up? I've seen a video of him talking about his trucks and it sounded pretty intense. I don't think he uses bushings on his front truck.


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« Reply #2996 on: December 13, 2017, 09:22:44 PM »
you guys who think indys are too tall...how does max manage to skate them with 1/4" risers in the 917 video? By my calculations that's a little over 60mm tall. kinda wanna try that with soft or super soft aftermarkets.

There's no rule that your truck setup has to be a certain height to skate, eric winkowski rides pretty tall too. Its all preference, Stage 11s with 55mm wheels is the tallest I can go without feeling outta wack.

Let us all take a moment of silence for all our brothers and sisters who are dealing with truck madness. We have reached page 100 and shown the world that it’s not easy, but we’re strong as one. *holds back tears*

Many people could be cured of truck madness if Indy lowered the stage 11 by a mm and a half, and if thunder raised everything 1 mm across the board.

The Indy forged plates are exactly what you’re looking for, then. Yeah, they’re more expensive but I think it’s worth it. I’ve broken a bunch of baseplates and warped cast Indy ones at the pivot from doing slappies. Thunder should be making 53-53.5 tall trucks, I agree. I also agree that the baseplate not going past the hanger for slides is a design flaw.

I don’t know, I tried the forged titanium thunders with a 1/8” riser and the turn really wasn’t much better than Indy’s sluggish turn. I also noticed how even though the hanger metal is the same as an Indy, the Thunders were so sticky on grinds it was unbearable. I could throw on some Indy’s and grind the same rail and they’d glide like butter. It made no sense.

Cool! I just went to check em out, I didn't know there was that much of a difference in height. I gotta get my hands on some.
I have some forged baseplates I could send you for free if you want.

Really? That would be pretty righteous! I'll send you something too, I've got a good amount of spare bits around.. Anything you've been looking for?
Naw don’t worry about it I’m not really looking for anything. Just have too much shit from truck madness and hate seeing it sit around going to waste so I always like to send it out or give it away to make myself feel better about being greedy and needlessly buying trucks like a psychopath. I blame rob he almost made me buy minilogo trucks once, when I told the dude at my skate shop all the pros I had heard about them from rob they denied it all and spared me. Destructo D2 are pretty sweet though. I just went and bought brand new thunders not worrying about any kooky colours just set them up and skate and guess why? Freaking rob told me to and he makes it sound so good. Just dm me your shipping address.
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« Reply #2997 on: December 13, 2017, 10:45:15 PM »
Theeves.....definitely theeves.....

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« Reply #2998 on: December 14, 2017, 10:41:07 AM »
Theeves.....definitely theeves.....

I've been locked into my theeves for a while now, stock bottoms (they're taller than bones and even stock thunders and that's without a washer) bones soft tops + bottom and top washers; kingpin is long, I'm way more threads showing than on other trucks.

Anyway, surfy, turny yet stable. I do have some truck wobble/looseness in the pivot area due to how loose I ride but the wobble is obviously only off the board. Really digging them.

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« Reply #2999 on: December 14, 2017, 11:26:11 AM »
Maybe b/c its so cold but I can't get my Thunders or Indys to turn the way I like. So I'm currently stuck on Ace. Currently on 44s, Krux bushings on an 8.75" board. Full Magic Carpet and loving it.