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are these real beadlocks

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no. i have the same rims. i thought they were till a 4wheelparts associate told me they were just for show
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doubt it at that price
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beadlocks are NOT street legal in PA

regardless though... theyre sweet wheels, theyd look great on my truck
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i know there not legal witch is bull**** since i think there safer than a conventional rim but i wasnt sure i didnt think they were real
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I tell you what, you buy them and give them to me, i'll give you my pro comps lol
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haha no
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I think that price was for the bead lock only. Not the full assembly.
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no that is the wheel if you read closely it says they come with a chrome bedlock ring the blue and red sold separately
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Mickey Thompson locks look wayy better!
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can you get colored locks for the MT's?
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well i would think so since moto has them on his truck
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WOW! That is an awesome price.
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That price is only for the red ring, not the entire rim.
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well i would think so since moto has them on his truck
I didnt even bother looking

alright good to know
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I love Motos beadlocks. Makes me wish mine were.
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i know there not legal witch is bull**** since i think there safer than a conventional rim but i wasnt sure i didnt think they were real
How do you figure they are safer?
sure they are if you keep up on them and constantly tighten the bolts..

bead locks commonly leak air, and the only thing holding the tire on is the ring in some cases so if that comes loose you loose a bead.
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How do you figure they are safer?
sure they are if you keep up on them and constantly tighten the bolts..

bead locks commonly leak air, and the only thing holding the tire on is the ring in some cases so if that comes loose you loose a bead.
as in they keep the bead i didnt know they lost air
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beadlocks are NOT street legal in PA

regardless though... theyre sweet wheels, theyd look great on my truck
Up here we are lucky. It is a gray area in the law, as it is with many states. Beadlocks are not not illegal if that makes any sense. If they cause an accident due to you not checking the bolts, then you will obviosly get blamed for it. But they cannot technicly ticket you for having them on the street. You can put up a very convincing argument. My buddies jeep has them, and he got a ticket for them. Fought the ticket and he won. He convinced the judge that, if used properly, they are safer than regular rims.
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How do you figure they are safer?
sure they are if you keep up on them and constantly tighten the bolts..

bead locks commonly leak air, and the only thing holding the tire on is the ring in some cases so if that comes loose you loose a bead.
It is just like lug nuts, wheel bearings etc, with proper matinence, there is no issure with them. The hard part is getting people that have them to check them.

A little tire sealant will fix that leak problem right good. We have to use it on 90% of the ATV beadlocks that come in.
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5 lug nuts is one thing
20-30 bolts is another. people are lazy, especially people that have no real use for bead locks.

Its either bead locks, or fully hydraulic steering.. one of them you can't find on the books for officially being illegal.
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yeah you can make your own bead locks for pretty cheap with some steel wheels and the lock rings
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55 a ring from ballistic if you get the fancy ones, but then you have to be a good welder
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Yeah theres a local guy that does them for 50 each too
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the 44.99 is not the price of the rim it is the price of the ring.


here is the price for the rim
http://www.jegs.com/p/Detroit+Wheels/753388/10002/-1
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