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Re: Fancy Hummer Rims/need ideas

From: Clint Eddy <ceddy_at_gj.net>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 16:01:16 -0700

So, it would seem that maybe I should look at having all the machine work
done to change things to 5x5.5 wheel pattern? What is involved in this as
far as machine work, brakes, cost etc?

Thanks
Clint
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From: "Dusenberry, Quinn" <quinn.dusenberry_at_red.gd-ots.com>
To: "Bronco Addiction" <ebml_at_bronco.com>
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 2:58 PM
Subject: RE: [EBML] Fancy Hummer Rims/need ideas


> Here is my message on bead lock options that I posted 3 weeks ago. The
first
> one on the list is custom Hummer rims.
>
> I decided to compile a short list of bead lock options including those
that
> don't get discussed much.
>
> 1) Modified Hummer rims
> -DOT legal, just need to weld in a new center section with your bolt
> pattern and desired offset
> -Jason Paule does this on a custom basis
> -geobb_at_rushmore.com
> -4 ea rims is $1000
> -http://www.twistedcustoms.com/
> 2) Swedish Tirelocs
> -DOT legal, just need to add a second inner tube hole
> -http://www.jdsoffroad.com/
> 3) Mr. Ed's Fiberglass Rock Locks
> -DOT legal, just add a few layers of faiberglass and resin
> -I personally have this setup and it works great.
> -http://mreds.com/page19.html
> -http://www.drivenautoparts.com/
> 4) Drag racing style rim screws
> -DOT legal, just need to drill a bunch of holes for the screws
> http://performanceunlimited.com/customservices/rimscrewing.html
>
> 5) Weld on outer ring (MRT Econoloc)
> -DOT legal (sort of, not really)
> -weld ring to existing DOT legal ring, but you do *not* cut the
> original lip off like normal bead locks
> -http://www.mrt-wheels.com/catpages/page30.html
> -http://www.rockstomper.com/catalog/wheels/beadlocks.htm
> 6) Hutchinson bead locks
> -DOT legal
> -http://www.hutchinsoninc.com/
> 7) Modify your rims (the "cool" way)
> -This would be the current list of companies that modify your or
> their rims by cutting off the outer bead and welding on a ring.
> -http://www.mrt-wheels.com/catpages/page30.html
> -http://www.championwheel.com/
> -http://www.stocktonwheel.com/4x4wheels.htm
> -There are several others, but these are the main ones.
>
> Feel free to add to this list.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Clint Eddy [mailto:ceddy_at_gj.net]
> Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 1:05 PM
> To: Bronco Addiction
> Cc: Broncofix
> Subject: [EBML] Fancy Hummer Rims/need ideas
>
>
> Anybody have any links to sites with the custom backspaced Hummer rims? Or
> to any place that sells Hummer rims?
>
> Also, on my 60 project I have been told that the 16.5 " rim needs to be
> beadlocked inside and out as they do not hold air well at low pressures.
Is
> there anyone who does this for fairly cheap? Any help on this would also
be
> appreciated.
>
> TIA!
> Clint Eddy
>
>
>
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