Question: What Size Trucks Do I Need?

What deck size should I get?

What size skateboard should you get.

We recommend starting with a skateboard deck width that is proportional to your shoe size.

If you wear men’s size 6.5 to 9, start out with a deck width of 7.5 to 8.0 inches.

If you wear shoes 9.5 or larger, we recommend getting a deck between 8.0 and 8.5 inches..

What happens if your trucks are too small?

Running trucks that are smaller than your deck actually reduces wheelbite, because of the geometry involved you end up with more wheel clearance.

Are wider skateboard trucks better?

Wider trucks provide more stability because you cover a larger surface. They are less responsive than narrow trucks resulting in a larger turning radius compared to narrow trucks. Narrow trucks weigh less, are smaller, and have a lower moment of inertia. Because of this, it makes it kickflips a little bit easier.

Can 7.75 Trucks fit 8.25 deck?

I’m currently riding 7.75 trucks on an 8.25 deck. It’s fine, no problems with it. But I’ve also got a board thats 8.375 with thunder 149s and its way better. Basically you don’t need to get new trucks, it will still be fine, but if you can then go ahead.

What size trucks do you need for a 8.125 deck?

Skateboard Truck and Deck Width Size ChartTruck Axle Width (in)Suggested Deck Width (in)7.75 / 7.87.6 – 8.08.07.75 – 8.258.1257.875 – 8.3758.258.0 – 8.59 more rows

What size trucks do I need for a 8.75 deck?

Skateboard Truck & Wheel Size ChartTruck Size8.25″5.58.08.5″5.858.0/9.08.75″9.09″9.08 more rows

Do trucks matter on a skateboard?

Braille Skateboarding recommends choosing a truck size that matches the width of your skateboard deck. … For example, if your board is anywhere from 7.5″ to 8″ wide, trucks with an axle length of 7.75″ will work great! If you ride wider boards from 8″-8.5″ wide, you’ll want trucks with an axle length of at least 8″.

Will 7.75 Trucks fit 8.0 deck?

For the perfect truck size, you are aiming to match the overall truck width to the deck width, for example, a 7.75″ deck matches a 5.0″ truck, an 8.0″ deck matches a 5.25″ truck.

What size trucks do I need for a 8.25 deck?

2.1 Skateboard Trucks: The right widthSizeTypeSuggest Deck Width5.5 RegularMid8″ – 8.25″5.75 RegularMid8.25″ – 8.5″6.0 RegularMid8.5″ – 8.75″5.25 LowMid7.875″ – 8.125″36 more rows

How do I choose skateboard trucks?

The next step is finding trucks with an axle width that matches the width of your skateboard deck. It’s ideal if they match exactly but it’s ok if they are a little off. We recommend keeping the difference to less than 1/4″. Some companies list truck width differently, which can make it hard to pick the right size.

Are Krux Trucks good?

Krux trucks are about fun times, but seriously they have the best bushings “cushions” and pivot cup that give your ride that broken-in feel from the day that you mount them onto your deck. The hollowed out hanger reduces weight allowing for higher ollies and faster flip tricks.

How do I choose a truck?

Generally speaking, go with an axle that is just greater or less than 1/4″ the width of the board.6″-7.25″ truck axle – 6.5″ to 7.25″ skateboard decks. … 7.75″ truck axle – 7.5” to 8″ skateboard decks.8.0″ truck axle – 8” to 8.5″ skateboard decks.8.5″ truck axle – 8.5” to 9″ skateboard decks.More items…

Do all bearings fit all wheels?

Regardless of wheel size, all skateboard bearings are the same size and will fit any skateboard wheel that Warehouse Skateboards sells. The universal measurements for bearings are 8mm (core), 22mm (outer diameter), and 7mm (width).

How big is an 8.25 skateboard?

Skateboard Deck Size ChartDeck Width (in)Suggested Truck Axle Width (in)7.875 – 8.3758.1258.0 – 8.58.258.25 – 8.758.4 / 8.58.5 – 9.258.759 more rows

What size wheels are good for a 8.0 deck?

FIND THE RIGHT SIZE SKATE PARTSDeck Sizetruck SizeWheel Size7.57.25 – 7.75 Axles50 – 52 mm7.757.5 – 8.0 Axles50 – 52 mm8.07.75 – 8.25 Axles50 – 54 mm8.1258.0 – 8.25 AXLES50 – 54 mm8 more rows