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KMC bead locks

I've liked these wheels since the first time i saw them.. Does anyone know where i can get them with the wider outer ring?

andddddd now its time to pull $1500 out of my ***

What do yall think? Its $160+ shipping+bolts for 4 weld on DIY bead locks, but i miss my little amount of bling so i want some more aluminum wheels

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i would think any type of machine shop could cut you out some if you gave them measurements on the whole sizes but dunno how much would cost i would think it would be pricey!!
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ya those are cool looking
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well they have one with a bigger ring.. but on second thought i see people dent/bend 1/4" steel plate rock rings.. and these are just aluminum. I think I'll stick with the smaller lip
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yeah i looked at those when I was going to be buying my 20s but went the other way on the look...all KMC crap is $$$$
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andddddd now its time to pull $1500 out of my ***
That sounds uncomfortable!

The smaller lip looks a lot better anyway, imo.
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yeah i looked at those when I was going to be buying my 20s but went the other way on the look...all KMC crap is $$$$
its those or walker evans, And those are even more expensive haha

I'm sure there's other acompanies out there with aluminum beadlock wheels, but I don't want to get some mickey thompsons and stauns cause the wheel is weaker than a wheel designed to take a beating.

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That sounds uncomfortable!

The smaller lip looks a lot better anyway, imo.
****, if i could pull $1500 out of my *** on command i would probably take the pain :scool
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id just go with weld on. Put the rest of the money towards a D60 or something. Specially because when you upgrade to a 1 ton axle you will most likely change lug patterns and those wheels will no longer work.
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if i got them before the 60 i would order 8 on 6.5.. for the 60 haha

then I'll convert a 9" over to FF and match the bolt pattern that way.



Its more of a dream haha. I'll probably get some weld on ones here soon for my steelies. then when i win the lotto I'll get some fancy wheels hah
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if i got them before the 60 i would order 8 on 6.5.. for the 60 haha

then I'll convert a 9" over to FF and match the bolt pattern that way.



Its more of a dream haha. I'll probably get some weld on ones here soon for my steelies. then when i win the lotto I'll get some fancy wheels hah
Just go with a set of H1's cheaper and double beadlocks. Bling wheels are nice but for 500 you could have a set of bullet proof H1's and 1000 to spend on a D60 to go with them.
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17" wheels are just so much more popular than 15s and 16.5s now though.


I'll probably get 17x8 steelies and do double DIY bead locks.... let me get a 60 first and I'll figure it out then.
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17" wheels are just so much more popular than 15s and 16.5s now though.


I'll probably get 17x8 steelies and do double DIY bead locks.... let me get a 60 first and I'll figure it out then.

I only look at Interco tires, so I dont know about other brands sizes.
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stazworks does good work just takes FOREVER TO GET THEM!
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I only look at Interco tires, so I dont know about other brands sizes.
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yea i kinda want a set of krawlers or something maxxis. maybe KM2s if i still want to drive it on the street, they seem to work pretty damn well with our terrain.

but i still see more stuff for sale in a 17" wheel than 16.5s down here. I wont be buying them new haha
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treps treps treps treps..

yep definitely gonna need a 60 for those.. and a 17" wheel ha
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Hey Matt I have a set of these in my garage I can have the holes drilled for you and sent to you free of charge!!!
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[/dream] Matt, Matt, Matt hey wake up man! I said those look badass
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OMF does some badass beadlock conversions. Theres a lifted JK on 37's around here that has a set of black American Racing ATX series wheels that OMF did a beadlock conversion on, why he has them down here and how strong they are I don't know but they look badass lol.

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i don't really want to convert a normal aluminum wheel.. I want aluminum wheels that were made to take extra punishment... just my .02


my buddy down here has those on his buggy i think, atleast the bead lock rings with the "rock racing" domes

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