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Old 07-18-2009, 03:05 PM
mr.ranger mr.ranger is offline
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Exclamation aluminum/ steel rims??

i know many of the newer rangers come standard with aluminum rims but i was just wondring how durablethese rims are because i was always under the impression that steel rims were better in hte cold and when off-roading with rocks, etc.
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Old 07-18-2009, 06:45 PM
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Go aluminum, lighter stronger.

Steel is heavier, bends easier as well as rusting issues.

Steelies are cheaper though...and you see why.
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Old 07-19-2009, 05:36 PM
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Alloys will always be better for the reasons Justin said. They also resist corrosion better.
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Old 07-20-2009, 04:26 AM
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i like my aluminums but im looking to get newer style ones like the fx4 base models, lol. go aluminum!
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