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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #180 on: December 27, 2020, 08:23:25 AM »
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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #181 on: December 27, 2020, 11:41:11 AM »
Reading this thread makes me scared to mount my Aces (never ridden) on my 14.25 wb deck. I'm used to 14.2-14.375wb decks with mostly indys and a few sets of thunders.

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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #182 on: December 27, 2020, 03:24:04 PM »
Reading this thread makes me scared to mount my Aces (never ridden) on my 14.25 wb deck. I'm used to 14.2-14.375wb decks with mostly indys and a few sets of thunders.

If you have them, set them up and try it, even if it is inside on carpet just to feel the "lightness" in the lift to manual or put the tail down.

The difference is not like going from a 7.5 to a 9 inch wide deck, or going from 99 duro to 80 duro cruiser wheels.

I have all of them and although there are very slight and subtle differences, it is not that much that total unless you are fine tuning the setup so precisely that you would notice every tiny detail.

It is the same thing going from a 14.25 to a 14.38 wheelbase - yes there is a very slight difference but not so much that it would throw out your whole ride.  Going to greater extremes might, but if you already have them, you can try them and see before getting gear madness about it.

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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #183 on: December 29, 2020, 02:51:39 PM »
Id love to know the wheelbase for Indy Mids

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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #184 on: December 29, 2020, 04:50:15 PM »
Id love to know the wheelbase for Indy Mids

I didn't measure, but hit the Indy Mid thread and you will see that that they sit leaning inwards compared to forged (so probably on par with cast regs).

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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #185 on: January 10, 2021, 01:39:49 PM »
Any info on Mini logo, Destructo and the new Krux (k5)?

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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #186 on: January 10, 2021, 07:17:41 PM »
krux k5 measured at 3 for me
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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #187 on: January 10, 2021, 07:54:14 PM »
Any info on Mini logo, Destructo and the new Krux (k5)?

Destruco D2 Mids add around 3.125" to WB last I measured.
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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #188 on: January 18, 2021, 07:24:39 PM »
Awesome, thanks @rocklobster and @Bobdylanjaeb !

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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #189 on: February 04, 2021, 12:33:29 PM »
I just spent some time measuring trucks and figured I would add a few I don't see on the list.
(disclaimer: all dimensions approximate)


Thunder 161 (9.125" axle) +3.10" wb (52mm height)

Indy 215 Stage 11 (10" axle) + 3.00" wb (55mm height)

ACE 66 (9.35" axle) +2.65" wb (54mm height)

« Last Edit: February 04, 2021, 01:28:06 PM by kimura »

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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #190 on: February 04, 2021, 12:48:29 PM »
I always struggle measuring height. @kimura what was your method?
And damn.. seeing it like that ace shortens the wb a lot. Hard to make up the difference of actual wheelbase with the deck

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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #191 on: February 04, 2021, 12:57:09 PM »
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I always struggle measuring height. @kimura what was your method?
And damn.. seeing it like that ace shortens the wb a lot. Hard to make up the difference of actual wheelbase with the deck
I measured height simply by setting the truck on the edge of my workbench and using my caliper from the surface of my bench to the center of the axle. My measurements are pretty close but I suppose they could easily go 1mm up or down in either direction.


Yes I was surprised with the ACE wb as well. I had to triple check and I even compared them to Indy's and they definitely shorten things up.

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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #192 on: February 04, 2021, 01:17:38 PM »
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I always struggle measuring height. @kimura what was your method?
And damn.. seeing it like that ace shortens the wb a lot. Hard to make up the difference of actual wheelbase with the deck
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I measured height simply by setting the truck on the edge of my workbench and using my caliper from the surface of my bench to the center of the axle. My measurements are pretty close but I suppose they could easily go 1mm up or down in either direction.


Yes I was surprised with the ACE wb as well. I had to triple check and I even compared them to Indy's and they definitely shorten things up.
got it, that makes sense. And you took an average of both axles sides for the wb measurement?

Just for reference Tactics lists
Ace 66 as 53.3mm
Thunder 161 53mm

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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #193 on: February 04, 2021, 01:23:40 PM »
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I always struggle measuring height. @kimura what was your method?
And damn.. seeing it like that ace shortens the wb a lot. Hard to make up the difference of actual wheelbase with the deck
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I measured height simply by setting the truck on the edge of my workbench and using my caliper from the surface of my bench to the center of the axle. My measurements are pretty close but I suppose they could easily go 1mm up or down in either direction.


Yes I was surprised with the ACE wb as well. I had to triple check and I even compared them to Indy's and they definitely shorten things up.
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got it, that makes sense. And you took an average of both axles sides for the wb measurement?

Just for reference Tactics lists
Ace 66 as 53.3mm
Thunder 161 53mm

Yup and that's exactly why I put that little disclaimer in my post.

Measuring such small measurements with hand tools and eyeballing it will most likely lead to a margin of error. And at the end of the day is .3mm , 1mm, or even 2mm really going to make a difference? I say nope.

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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #194 on: February 11, 2021, 03:58:01 PM »
I took it even further and measured the (nonexisting) difference bushings make.
Possible 1mm error due to reading off the tape leads to 0.05" error in the result, pretty accurate.

Thunder 148 titanium lights, 52mm height:
Standard bushings: +3.09 0.05
Bones bushings, no bottom washer: +3.04 0.05

Thunder 147 hollow lights: +3.35 0.05
« Last Edit: February 11, 2021, 04:13:48 PM by goodatmeth »

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Re: WB on your trucks
« Reply #195 on: February 11, 2021, 07:36:18 PM »
I took it even further and measured the (nonexisting) difference bushings make.
Possible 1mm error due to reading off the tape leads to 0.05" error in the result, pretty accurate.

Thunder 148 titanium lights, 52mm height:
Standard bushings: +3.09 0.05
Bones bushings, no bottom washer: +3.04 0.05

Thunder 147 hollow lights: +3.35 0.05


Ive done this. Or sort of this. Measured height of assorted stock bushing/washers to help assess the best fitting aftermarket bushings for a given truck.
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