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    Posted: 20 April 2019 at 4:26pm
Does anyone have any recommendations for reasonably priced 17" beadlock wheels?

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My 15" steel beadlocks are Allied with 32 bolts.  I think I bought them from Summit.
 
 
Its a lot easier than the video above shows if you set the wheel on a 5 gallon bucket and use a chinese 1/4 air ratchet.  You can adjust the air pressure to give different bolt torques.......60 psi is about 8 ft-lbs....... 90 psi is about 14 ft-lbs.............
 
He should have also lubed up the wheel surface and beadlock rims so the tire centers when torqued down.
 
I originally wanted Marsh Racing Wheels, but they were way expensive.


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Brad,I checked out the Allied beadlocks and they are real proud of the 17" beadlocks.  They are over $100 more per wheel than their 15" beadlocks.
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That's weird.  I don't see why they cost any more.
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Originally posted by 98TJ 98TJ wrote:

That's weird.  I don't see why they cost any more.
supply and demand, 17" is the go to size for just about every modern jeep nowadays.  (bigger brakes)
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