On the road, there are few things mightier than an 18-wheeled big rig. These rolling leviathans transport and deliver most of the things we use to make our lives better, easier, and more convenient. Of course, 18-wheelers don’t work for daily drivers (unless you’re a trucker) or for trail rigs, but if you’d like to give your light-duty truck a heavy-duty touch, Mickey Thompson has the wheels you need. Mickey Thompson’s new wheels are called the Classic Big Rig. We’ve seen 10-lug big rig wheels on light-duty trucks before, but these were always mounted using adapters. The adapters were expensive, and the big-rig wheels were stratospherically pricey. Good news! Mickey Thompson Classic Big Rig wheels don’t require adapters, and while they’re not cheap, they’re priced well below the big rig wheels we’ve previously seen. Mickey Thompson Classic Big Rig Wheels: big rig in a box. Using genuine big rig wheels and tires on a light-duty truck (yes, even the F-350 is classified as a light-duty) doesn’t make sense. The wheels are extremely expensive and they require adapters. Big rig tires are made for hauling 80,000-pound loads, are ultra-stiff and are designed for pavement only.Using genuine big rig wheels and tires on a light-duty truck (yes, even the F-350 is class The no-adapter secret lies in the ring and cap that hide the truck’s functional lugs. Classic Big Rig wheels are available in two sizes: 20x9 and 20x11. Functional lug patterns offered are: 8-on-6-1/2, 8-on-170mm, 8-on-180mm, and 6-on-5-1/2.The no-adapter secret lies in the ring and cap that hide the truck’s functional lugs. Clas Removing the cap takes hands and fingers: no other tools required. It’s easy to access your four-wheel drive locking hubs, and it’s easy to access your functional lugs nuts. Since no adapters are involved, you’ve only got one set of lug nuts to check before hitting the road and trail.Removing the cap takes hands and fingers: no other tools required. It’s easy to access you Mickey Thompson Classic Big Rig wheels have the 10-lug flavor, but are matched to the trucks they’ll be under.Mickey Thompson Classic Big Rig wheels have the 10-lug flavor, but are matched to the truc The cap’s tabs index into the ring at exact points for a precise fit. The big rig studs are pressed in from the back side of the wheel. Sources Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels 4600 Prosper Drive Stow OH 44224 330-928-9092 www.mickeythompsontires.com By Kevin Blumer Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!