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Thread: Beadlock wheels

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    Beadlock wheels

    Starting to look for new wheels for my jk. I want to get beadlock but I'm also worried about being DOT approved. Due to this also being my daily driver.

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    Beadlocks aren't DOT approved because the manufacturers generally do not want to pay for the DOT tests for approvals. Tons of guys run these on DD's. These wheels are strong enough to withstand offroad racing; mall curbs & potholes are no problems.

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    Chrck out Hutchinson Rock Monsters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jackal01 View Post
    Chrck out Hutchinson Rock Monsters.
    I checked them out early on when I was looking into beadlocks. They're good looking wheels but watching install videos convinced me to keep looking.

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    Thanks for the info. I'll just stick to regular wheels for now.

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    Really?! My point was that I wouldn't even worry about the fact that they're not DOT approved. There isn't a thing wrong with the inherent design of these. Although not a 'daily driver' I have the Chamber Pros's on mine. I've driven cross country twice this past year and have roughly 20,000 miles on mine which is nothing. I know for a fact guys on here have well over 100,000 miles on theirs. Hell, Moby and Rubicat combined probably have at least 150,000 on theirs.

    If the DOT is something you're hung up on, along with the Hutchinson's, I believe the Mopar beadlocks are DOT.

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    Honestly, beadlocks are fine on DD's and I'd steer you towards ATX Slabs or Chamber Pros.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ddays View Post
    Really?! My point was that I wouldn't even worry about the fact that they're not DOT approved. There isn't a thing wrong with the inherent design of these. Although not a 'daily driver' I have the Chamber Pros's on mine. I've driven cross country twice this past year and have roughly 20,000 miles on mine which is nothing. I know for a fact guys on here have well over 100,000 miles on theirs. Hell, Moby and Rubicat combined probably have at least 150,000 on theirs.

    If the DOT is something you're hung up on, along with the Hutchinson's, I believe the Mopar beadlocks are DOT.
    I understand that the Mopar beadlocks are discontinued already. At least from my searching the other night.

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    You can still get them. They're on back order. But I found a set of 5 at a local jeep dealership. IMG_4878.JPG


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    i run Chamber Pro II going on 2 years now, my DD and I make several trips from Tx to Ut each year.

    I checked the torque on them once and haven't had any issues with them.

    I'm guessing I've put close to 30k miles on them with 37's - I've been known to drive a little over the speed limit when I can

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