Are skateboard trucks important?

Can I use 7.75 trucks on a 8 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 trucks should I get for a 8.25 deck?

Size Guide – Skateboard Trucks

Skateboard Truck Size Guide
Deck Size Hanger Width Ace
7.5 to 7.75″ 127mm / 5″ 22
7.75 to 8.25″ 137mm / 5.25″ 33
8.25 to 8.75″ 149mm / 6″ 44

How long do skateboard trucks last?

Trucks usually can last between 2 and 4 years depending on the quality and how aggressive you skate. Replace your skateboard wheels when they have flat spots, tears, and are irregular shaped. Rotating your wheels and swapping them around will make them last longer.

What trucks does Tony Hawk use?

Watch Tony Hawk Put His Indy Titanium 149 Trucks To The Test.

Do Pro skaters use riser pads?

No riser pads. I should use ’em, ’cause I get enough wheel bite. What shoes do you skate in? Vans lowtops.

THIS IS INTERESTING:  You asked: How much does a 4 place snowmobile trailer weigh?