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Unread 06-23-2013, 07:11 PM   #1
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Which SaharaUnlimited OEM wheels to choose?

I am usually not one to flip out over decisions, but this one really has me going.
When I first saw the 5 Spoke sparkle silver, I really did not like them. Now the stupid things are starting to grow on me I can trade them for the 7 spoke pollished when it gets here, but I am now to the point that I am not really sure. The two Jeeps below are the same color as the 14 I have on order. There are things I like and don't like about booth wheels. I appreciate any opinions you can give me.

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Unread 06-23-2013, 07:15 PM   #2
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Unread 06-23-2013, 07:46 PM   #4
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I appreciate the replys. And thanks to the Mod who moved this thread to the general discussion page. It should see more traffic here. My bad for putting it in the tech section.

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Unread 06-24-2013, 07:59 AM   #7
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7 spoke...jesus those 5 spokes are awful
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Unread 06-24-2013, 09:03 AM   #8
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Are those your only choices, both look too urban gangsta/ghetto. Maybe just get cheap steel wheels to drive off on and then order some Mickey Thompson's or other classic Jeep wheel.
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Unread 06-24-2013, 03:14 PM   #9
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Is aftermarket an option? I feel like neither of them look very good on a Jeep
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Unread 06-24-2013, 04:14 PM   #10
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Is aftermarket an option? I feel like neither of them look very good on a Jeep
Right now I am going with stock. I ordered the Sahara for the leather. Personally, I don't think 18" rims on a Wrangler is a good match. As I mentioned above, there are things I don't like about both rims. The feedback here is simular to what my friends are saying. I am needing to run the original rubber for at least a while. Right now I am leaning hard toward the 7 spoke even though to me they have a little too much bling. When my Commander goes to it's final resting place, the Unlimited will be a daily driver. I rack up about 30K a year.

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Unread 06-24-2013, 07:42 PM   #11
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You could always plasti dip the rims
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Unread 06-27-2013, 06:23 AM   #12
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You could always plasti dip the rims
Not a big fan of the dipped look.
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Unread 06-27-2013, 10:11 AM   #13
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Neither.

The previous style was better.

See if the dealer will work with you and do some kind of trade, such as factory wheels and tires for a molar front bumper. Buy rubicon take offs which can had on Craig's list for $600 for five tires and wheels.

I am not a fan of the new rubicon wheels. The 2007 rubicon wheels are decent. I think they were used from 2007-2012.
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Unread 06-27-2013, 07:57 PM   #14
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I'd pick the ones with the circles, but just because they're less shiny. Every second Jeep around here seems to have Rubi takeoffs from the dealer, see if they'll toss some on for you!
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Unread 06-27-2013, 11:21 PM   #15
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