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aluminum wheels for offroad?

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by greatwhite, Jun 22, 2001.

  1. greatwhite

    greatwhite Registered Member

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    i have some beautiful alluminum wheels on my 72 4x4 blazer and was wondering if i am ok with those wheels if i am only doing some basic off-roading and not rock crawling. i may get aggressive once and while, but nothing too crazy. should i just not air down as much or what?
     
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    SlyDog 1/2 ton status

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    Might want to post this is the main forum . It would get alot more responses

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    There's no problems at all with aluminum wheels for off-road use, they just scratch a little easier, that's all.

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    and you can't bend aluminum rim back after hitting something. They just shatter or crack


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    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    That depends a little on construction and how much it's bent. Softer more ductile aluminum (spun or forged) can be beat a little, but not cast.

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