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Simulated beadlock and true beadlock, whats the difference?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by dasanii19, Apr 6, 2007.

  1. dasanii19

    dasanii19 1/2 ton status

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    I might buy some wheels that have beadlocks on them but how do I tell What the difference is between simulated beadlock and true beadlocks? what do I look for?
     
  2. 4X4HIGH

    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Simulated bead locks are just that, a fake made to look like the real thing. A real bead lock has a ring that clamps the tire to the wheel on the outside edge of the wheel with a bunch of bolts.
     

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