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Rock-a-Thons or Trail-Readys?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ducttape114, Jan 8, 2003.

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    ducttape114 1/2 ton status

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    ok, its bead lock time /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif. i am getting as smokin' deal so the money isnt an issue. i also dont care about looks. i only care about preformance. so please give me your opinions. thank you.
     
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    never seen rock a thons but the trail readys are awesome! /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     
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    I have the rockathons. I have had them for 6 months now and have never had a problem. I had another brand of beadlocks previously, and these are a much better quality wheel. a great price to. I got mine through Sams Off Road
     
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    cool! i like the rock a thons too.
     
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    Trailready /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    steve, can you tell me why you like the trail readys more? your input is greatly appreciated.
     
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    <font color="green"> Steve likes 'em because he sells 'em. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif Just kidding, I'm sure he picked those ones to sell for a reason. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif </font color>
     
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    yeah, i have the homie discount lined up with a family member so, sorry steve, but im getting them elsewhere. still i would like to knwo why he prefers them.
     
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    I can't speek for the hundreds of other brands out there, and there are a lot of good ones, but here are a few reasons I like the TR's.

    The TR's use countersunk head bolts, they deflect rocks, unlike a standard hex head which catches rocks. This may cause the head to shear or be damaged, and be difficult to remove. In addition, the stainless bolts are counter sunk, making them almost untouchable.

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    Unlike most other bead locks Trail ready bead locks self center the tire. Pictured on the left is a standard bead lock with a smooth, flat contact surface - allowing the bead of the tire to shift, this freedom of movement causes tire wobble. The TR bead lock shown in the same picture, placed to the right, has a raised center lip, this lip locates the bead of the tire and prevents any tire wobble at higher speeds.

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    Trail readys it is!!!!!! thanks everyone for all you input. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     

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