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Old 04-26-2010, 12:49 PM
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Default New rims - Steel or Aluminum?

Price is no option - you are buying any rims you want. Do you go with Steel or Aluminum and why?

Yeah, I'm am in the market and cannot decide...thought this will help getting others opinion and pros/cons of each.
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Old 04-26-2010, 01:33 PM
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Default Re: New rims - Steel or Aluminum?

aluminum is lighter, steel is stronger.
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Old 04-26-2010, 01:43 PM
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Default Re: New rims - Steel or Aluminum?

I would go aluminum all the way
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Old 04-26-2010, 01:49 PM
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Default Re: New rims - Steel or Aluminum?

offroad much?


My 4wd trac I went with steels for offroad use
my 2wd ranger I went with aluminum for street use
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Old 04-26-2010, 01:51 PM
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Default Re: New rims - Steel or Aluminum?

forged aluminum. they are strong and light. If you are doing serious offroading I would also suggest beadlocks
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Old 04-26-2010, 02:08 PM
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Default Re: New rims - Steel or Aluminum?

aluminum.
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Old 04-26-2010, 06:14 PM
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Default Re: New rims - Steel or Aluminum?

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forged aluminum. they are strong and light. If you are doing serious offroading I would also suggest beadlocks
Be warned though, most beadlocks are not d.o.t legal for on highway use.
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Old 04-26-2010, 11:05 PM
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Default Re: New rims - Steel or Aluminum?

Aluminum.
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Old 04-27-2010, 05:07 AM
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Default Re: New rims - Steel or Aluminum?

If off roading a lot, steel. If just for street use, aluminum. If your original wheels are steel and you live in the snow belt, get a set of winter tires installed on them to save your aluminum wheels from the salt and slop.
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Old 06-25-2010, 09:19 AM
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Default Re: New rims - Steel or Aluminum?

if your truck is a street truck id go with the daimond racing truckers series they're steel and cheap and nice as hell. now if your big money balling id go with some nice forged aluminum ccw's the most beautiful rims ever made!
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Old 06-25-2010, 10:03 AM
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Default Re: New rims - Steel or Aluminum?

aluminum all the way
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Old 06-25-2010, 01:21 PM
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Default Re: New rims - Steel or Aluminum?

Forged aluminum, best you can get. Stronger and lighter than steel.
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