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How we select the most appropriate truck size for our skateboard?
Every skateboard truck brand represents size a little bit differently so it is easy to get puzzled. We measure trucks either by the width of the hanger or the width of the axle. The hanger is that metal part (triangular in shape) and is the largest part of your truck. The kingpin passes through the hanger and keeps all truck parts together.
In general we pick our truck when its axle has the same width as our deck.
Here below you may find the most common combinations of trucks and decks:
6"-7.25" truck axle - 6.5" to 7.25" skateboard decks
7.5" truck axle - 7.25 to 7.5" 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
9.0" truck axle - 9” to 10” skateboard decks
10.0" truck axle - 10” and above skateboard decks
What truck profile height do we need?
Truck profile is the distance from the lowest deck point up to the hanger. The mid truck is the most commonly used. However low and high trucks are more appropriate for different skateboarding styles.
Great stability for flip tricks and is specifically designed for small wheels (48-51mm recommended size)
The most common truck profile for street or skate park skateboarding, specifically designed for medium sized wheels (52-56mm recommended size)
Ideal for cruising and carving and is designed for those large wheels (57mm+ recommended size)
Non compatible riser brands: Arbor, Diamond, Dooks, Girl, Independent, Loaded, Paris, Rayne, Sector 9.
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