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Independent 159ís
« on: August 03, 2023, 11:20:11 AM »
Thereís a lot of truck sizes and theyíre all great for their own purposes

I think Indy 159s are the best truck ever if you want to skate all terrain and ride anything from an 8.5 pop to a 9.5 shape

Who else only rides 159s

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Re: Independent 159ís
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2023, 11:35:51 AM »
My first set of 159s were the first trucks I grinded to axle.

I've rebuilt them 3-4 times cause the hanger and baseplate just won't die.

It's too bad they're a bit shakey to have as my daily driver, cause no other trucks I've rode since then live up to those Indy bois
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Re: Independent 159ís
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2023, 11:40:30 AM »
I agree. 8.75" is the magical axle width.

But its Ace 60s and Thunder 151s for me.

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Re: Independent 159ís
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2023, 01:00:13 PM »
Iím a recent convert to the 159 but Iím so glad I beefed up my truck width

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Re: Independent 159ís
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2023, 01:19:45 PM »
8.5 popsicle
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Re: Independent 159ís
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2023, 10:42:13 PM »
My main ride and 8.25 with 144s...

However, I also have a DLX 8.75 with 159s, and yeah, that things is a bit tank-ish, but it just feels so sweet.
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Re: Independent 159ís
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2023, 02:25:53 AM »
I agree. 8.75" is the magical axle width.

But its Ace 60s and Thunder 151s venture 6.1s for me.
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Re: Independent 159ís
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2023, 07:36:29 AM »
team 8.75 axle & 8.5 deck

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Re: Independent 159ís
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2023, 11:56:06 AM »
team 8.75 axle & 8.5 deck

Iím riding 159ís on a 8.38 and it still feels great

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Re: Independent 159ís
« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2023, 11:09:05 AM »


Recently put some 159 standards on my Ace classic baseplates so I didn't have to go buy wider trucks and it works perfectly. I'm going to grind these all the way down. Love the extra hanger space without it being too wide. Also, they fit great on an 8.25 I just had to put on some 54mm radials cause all my other wheels stuck out too much.