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Pros cons of Eaton Wheels

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by ftn96, Nov 5, 2001.

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    Does anyone have anything to say about Eaton wheels?
    Are they know for poor quality or are they know for having a fairly "true" wheel?

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    I've had 15x10s for about two years now, and they work fine. With 35x12.50 BFG ATs on them they balance out with a modest amount of weight. All in all, they're a good wheel for the price, and you get to choose your backspacing. Plus, they are shipped much quicker than other custom wheel manufacturers.

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    Have you noticed any visual wobbling effect from them being out of round or "true"?

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  4. Are you sure its the wheels? A fella club member bought a set of tsl radials and two of them had to be replaced because the tires were out of round.
     
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    WEll, no Im not sure. But I dont know how to determine weather or not its the tire or the wheel.

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    Also, I just thought, I wonder if that would have anything to do with the vibration Im getting from 5-12 MPH?
    Seems like it would cause some major vibrations at higher speeds, but the truck rides smooth as can be at anything over 12 MPH. Im just leary about the way it looks like its wobbling and what effects it may have on the wheel bearings and such.

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