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post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-04-2002, 08:56 PM Thread Starter
 
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Busted beadlocks??

MRT says you should run the 36 bolt beadlocks for 36" tires and larger. It sure seems I see alot of 18 bolt beadlocks in the mags. I'm not jumping off cliffs but I sure would like to know just how much better the 36's are than the 18's. cause my 38.5 sx's have been seen a dozen times with 18 bolt beadlocks. And anyway aren't 38.5's actually 34"s at 8 lbs...let me know if you know anybody whose torn up a bead lock wheel because it wasn't the right one. Thanks

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Re: Busted beadlocks??

The 18 bolts will work fine. The 36 bolts would be the best.

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Re: Busted beadlocks??

to me 36 bolt beadlocks are a pain in the a$$... all they are doing is clamping the tire on... do you really need a bolt every damn inch... i think anyone could live with 1/2 as many.. if the ring is of good quality.. then it will work fine..

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