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Bead locks

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ssped, Mar 9, 2007.

  1. ssped

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    What is the better wheel to run bead locks on 16 or 16.5? which will hold the tire to the wheel better on the inside of the rim? or do you have to worry about that?
     
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    16" will hold it better. It has the safety bead on the inside of the rim.

    Mike
     
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    If you are not running a double beadlock or an internal I would choose a 16 over the other with those 2 choices.

    Ira
     
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    thanks. just needed spme input.
     
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    If you are running a 16, do you really need a beadlock? With the safety bead ou should be pretty good to go as long as you keep double digit air pressure...
     
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    Hey Ed I was running 8 in my tires out at Truckhaven and I do not have beadlocks. If 16s have the same internal setup as my 15s I do not see why 8 would not be possible for you.

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    I was drooling over Max's swampers on the diesel. I am sold on geting a 60 in the front now. last Monday my truck was run into so I am trying to get some money out of them for the dammage:D .
     

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