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184mm Caliber 2 Midnight Satin Blue Downhill Longboard Truck
We recommend the Caliber II "Fifty Cal." and "Forty-Four" Longboard Trucks for top mount longboards. With certain wheel choices, they may cause wheelbite on drop through decks.
The Caliber II Longboard Skateboard Truck is Caliber Truck Co.'s interpretation of what a cast reverse kingpin downhill truck should be. NOW UPDATED the Caliber II' s now have a better bushing seat, increased strength, and are manufactured under tighter tolerances. Same great look and feel, except now even better for all DH/ Freeriding needs.
We've busted huge slides down hills and thrown ourselves off nicely sized launch ramps to make sure these trucks are sturdy, and they do not disappoint. If you're into DH and freeride, the stock bushings on the 44 Cals should be just fine.
If you're the carving and cruising type, check out Caliber's "Fifty Cal" Downhill Longboard Truck. If you're into DH and freeride, grab 2 packs of stiffer double barrel bushings from Venom or Riptide. If you're the carving and cruising type, the stock bushings should be just fine.
CALIBER II Trucks
A precision feel now available in cast
UPDATED INNER / OUTER STEPS ON BUSHING SEAT
- The new Inner-Step provides an increased contact area with the bushing, resulting in dramatically higher rebound and overall responsiveness. The Inner-Step diameter has been adjusted to 25.4mm to eliminate all slop.
- The new Outer-Step is now a perfect circle with a 31.5mm diameter, creating a perfect no-slop-fit with oversized aftermarket bushing combinations.
PIVOT WITH TIGHTER AND UPDATED CHAMFER
- By decreasing our pivot cup seat chamfer, we have increased pivot cup surface area contact with the baseplate. This creates a snugger fit for the pivot pin and prevents side-to-side play as the pivot cup breaks in.
CIRCULAR KINGPIN HOLE WITH UPDATED DIAMETER
- With a diameter of 17.4mm, our kingpin hole has been updated to match the specs of out precision trucks. A circular hole provides a consistent and uniform lean, while also allowing proper clearance to avoid kingpin bit on the hanger.
INCREASED TRUCK STRENGTH
- With a new in-house heat treatment process at our manufacturing facility, we were able to strengthen our trucks by as much as 40%.
PRESSED-IN GRADE 8 HEX HEAD KINGPIN
-We have removed all slop and play by switching to a pressed-in kingpin. This provides maximum control and responsiveness through corners, but can still be hammered out and replaced with different length removable kingpins for extra levels of customization.
- We have reinforced our baseplate by thickening the metal towards the kingpin. This provides increased strength and resistance against high speed impact.
THINNER PAINTS FOR TIGHTENED TOLERANCES
- Powder coats are very thick and can throw off tolerances and effect overall truck performance. We have switched over to a thinner paint system that has virtually no impact on performance.
Best trucks for the costBy Daniel on 2016-09-13 Verified Purchase
I have had paris, landYachtz, and gullwing trucks. these are all around the most stable and versatile I have ridden.
AwesomeBy Matt on 2016-07-02
Super fun to ride and looks cool. I use venom eliminators board side and barrel road side. Super fun and stable and totally worth it
AwesomeBy Justin Rose on 2016-06-21
These are the best bang for your buck longboard trucks on the market for sure. I set a couple of these 50 Cal's on my first board, the Pantheon Trip, and it turns smooth while being pretty stable while going a little faster. Next time I'll get raw trucks because all painted trucks wear quicker, but if colors are a bigger priority for you then certainly pick these up.
By KIM B on 2015-12-30 Verified Purchase
The color is exactly as pictured
Love themBy Douglas on 2015-10-12 Verified Purchase
I only wish they came with double barrels. Other than that they are awesome.
ZaneBy Charlotte Vigil on 2015-09-26 Verified Purchase
These are very flexible and durable. He is very happy with the trucks.
BaeBy Dominic on 2015-08-27 Verified Purchase
By Adam on 2015-08-27 Verified Purchase