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Old January 19th, 2010, 08:10 PM   #1
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Tryin to decide if I really wanna make some beadlocks for my truck or not. I know thats the best way to go for running really low pressures but if I decide to keep the truck DOT legal and just run a normal rim would it be better to run a narrow or wide rim? Im running 35x12.5-15 KM2's and in my mind it seems running a 7-8" rim might help keep the bead seated when running low pressure or am I better off using a 10" wide rim?
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Old January 19th, 2010, 09:34 PM   #2
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I wouldnt run a 7inch rim but the 8 will be fine. A 10inch wheel is really overkill for 12.50. If you wanna stay DOT legal and want bead locks get some stauns. I have installed them dozens of times on a Competion jeep and they work great. They are kinda a pain to install but not that bad.
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Old January 19th, 2010, 09:37 PM   #3
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You live in temperance. Not many cops. they make fake beadlock wheels and the cops cant tell the difference between them and real ones so no biggie there. I would do it anyway. As long as you dont plan on driving on the highway for long distances cuz they cant really balance good. But for a local driver and trail rig i would do it
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