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Unread 07-22-2014, 02:15 PM   #1
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Identify these wheels?

I know the tires are 33x10.50x15 BFGoodrich but dont know the wheels.

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Unread 07-23-2014, 07:09 AM   #2
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Its a black steel wheel that is pretty common. There are several different manufacturers that make a wheel in that style.

I had black steel wheels made by Bart that looked just like that.

I would not recommend a cheap black steel wheel. They are too often out of round and lead to tire balancing problems. Which then leads to poor tire wear.
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Unread 07-23-2014, 10:12 AM   #3
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Its a black steel wheel that is pretty common. There are several different manufacturers that make a wheel in that style.

I had black steel wheels made by Bart that looked just like that.

I would not recommend a cheap black steel wheel. They are too often out of round and lead to tire balancing problems. Which then leads to poor tire wear.
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Unread 07-25-2014, 02:18 PM   #4
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those look like pro comp 97's or crager soft 8's
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Unread 07-26-2014, 08:27 AM   #5
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those look like pro comp 97's or crager soft 8's
They do look similar, but the Pro Comp 97 and Cragar Soft 8 have bigger holes.
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Unread 07-26-2014, 09:42 PM   #6
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If they are ProComps they are a quality rim. I have 2 sets and they balance with very little weight. I think a steel wheel beats an alloy for a DD any day.
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If they are ProComps they are a quality rim. I have 2 sets and they balance with very little weight. I think a steel wheel beats an alloy for a DD any day.
Why do you think a steel wheel is better for a DD?

I think an alloy is better.

Alloys are lighter.

Alloys run true more often so it's easier to balance tires and get good tread wear from them.
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Unread 07-27-2014, 11:44 AM   #8
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If they are ProComps they are a quality rim. I have 2 sets and they balance with very little weight. I think a steel wheel beats an alloy for a DD any day.
I have yet to have a rim which caused a balance problem. It's always been the tires. The PC's IMO are no better than most stuff coming out of China. Not bad but nothing I would tout.
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Unread 07-27-2014, 05:21 PM   #9
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I have yet to have a rim which caused a balance problem. It's always been the tires. The PC's IMO are no better than most stuff coming out of China. Not bad but nothing I would tout.
Cheap steel wheels are often out of round.

Plenty of examples right here in this forum.

I had a set of (4) steel wheels that were Bart brand and 2 of them were not round when they were brand new.
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Unread 07-28-2014, 12:07 AM   #10
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Ok so heres a question for you alloy guys. Do yall know of any wheels easier on my wallet? Looking for some that are black and closer to the range of the Pro Comps.. About to throw out almost 2 grand in tires and would like to get some good quality wheels without putting more into it. Still want to get a new lift and metalcloaks but thatll be some saving if yall know about them
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