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Unread 05-09-2013, 10:49 AM   #1
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Getting new wheels and tires!!! (Happy dance)

After months and months I finally found the exact rims and tires I wanted on a classifieds ad!
Can't get the rim in any shop apparently but found here in a 16" wheels!!!!

Pro comp 7031 with Mickey Thomson MTZ. So so excited. 285/75/16 tire size

Ill post pics when mounted

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Unread 05-09-2013, 11:16 AM   #2
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Unread 05-09-2013, 11:31 AM   #3
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Only issue is wheeling. Ill have to get that AEV lift now .
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Unread 05-09-2013, 11:38 AM   #4
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Nice.
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Unread 05-09-2013, 06:26 PM   #5
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Ummmm.... Stupid question. Does anyone know If I need special lug nuts for these wheels?

I was planning on using stock ones because I have a lock nut.
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Unread 05-09-2013, 06:28 PM   #6
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I don't think stock lug nuts will work/fit. I purchased the ProComp splined lugs, but they got rusty and crusty after the first winter.
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Unread 05-09-2013, 07:36 PM   #7
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That's not good !


I'm keeping stock for winter so ill be good I I get those nuts
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Unread 05-10-2013, 08:15 AM   #8
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Sheared lock nut. Now what?????? F-ING crap always seems to happen to me. What If I was on a trail?????
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Unread 05-10-2013, 09:00 AM   #9
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Thin wall socket slightly smaller than the lock nut and bang on with a hammer
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Unread 05-10-2013, 03:08 PM   #10
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Finally got it off. Torch. Snap on set and air chisel.

This is the outcome lol. Apparently can't post pics anymore. File to big. WTF? Anyways. My rim is destroyed and burned.
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Unread 05-14-2013, 10:08 AM   #11
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Well after driving on them a couple times now i have a good sense of what's to come lol.

The road noise is loud but I'm ok with that. The gas mileage took a HUGE hit by almost 5 MPG lol. Oh well. Maybe because they are E rated they are heavy

I love em though.
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