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Old February 18th, 2010, 01:12 PM
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Looking at 15x10 Allied Beadlocks with 37x13.5 iroks. Need 2 or 3 inch backspacing?
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Old February 18th, 2010, 01:49 PM
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I'd do 4...
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If you go with 4 or 5, so you won't need spacers. I run them with 35x12.5's and they do not rub.
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Old February 18th, 2010, 07:55 PM
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I think you will get closer to 37" and it will look better with an 8" wide wheel, maybe 9".
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Old February 19th, 2010, 12:31 PM
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It won't balloon too much with only a 8" or 9" wheel?
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my 35's look perfect on 15x8's with 4" backspacing.. Do they make a 15x9 w/ 4" bs???
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Old February 19th, 2010, 01:06 PM
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http://www.high-impact.net/wheels/ca...land_rover.htm

15x8 or 10 only. 2" or 3" BS is not possible. You get 2.5" or 4" to 9". 10" wide is a decent choice with 13.5" wheels. I would not listen to these guys with 35s.... 37s are a different story.... You need to find someone with 37s....
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Old February 19th, 2010, 03:58 PM
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15x8 or 10 only. 2" or 3" BS is not possible. You get 2.5" or 4" to 9". 10" wide is a decent choice with 13.5" wheels. I would not listen to these guys with 35s.... 37s are a different story.... You need to find someone with 37s....
There are other wheel manufacturers... ;-)

I believe Lane (mightymg) is running 3.5" of backspacing with 37s you might contact him if you want to know more... of course he's also running 17" wheels and only 12.5" wide...
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There are other wheel manufacturers... ;-)
The OP asked about 15x10 Allied Beadlocks........
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Don't go with 10 in wide. 8 or 9in wide. It looks bad on 10, it lends the wheels to more damage, and you run the risk of losing inner beads.

Backspacing should be 4in max. 3.5 is better, 3in is even betterer, if you like to turn.

edit: If you are sold on those wheels (which I wouldn't be), I would take the 2.5 over the 4.125. Your scrub radius is going to suck balls though so if you are running a rover box expect very limited life.

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I run 37's on 15x8 beadlocks with 4" bs. They do rub at full compression. Id recommend longer bump stops to combat this.

Do not run the 2.5" bs. They are reverse shelled.
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I run 37's on 15x8 beadlocks with 4" bs. They do rub at full compression. Id recommend longer bump stops to combat this.

Do not run the 2.5" bs. They are reverse shelled.
Whats wrong with that? If they are beadlocks from the get-go they must have found a way to overcome the outer usually inner lip issue. If they did not, then they are selling beadlocks that you couldn't mount a tire too. Which would be pretty funny.
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Whats wrong with that? If they are beadlocks from the get-go they must have found a way to overcome the outer usually inner lip issue. If they did not, then they are selling beadlocks that you couldn't mount a tire too. Which would be pretty funny.
I was thinking back to all the hilarious mounting issues people were having with the DIY beadlocks on reverse shell rims. Don't hold me accountable to anything I post on here from my cell phone while I'm at work.
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Don't go with 10 in wide. 8 or 9in wide. It looks bad on 10, it lends the wheels to more damage, and you run the risk of losing inner beads.

Backspacing should be 4in max. 3.5 is better, 3in is even betterer, if you like to turn.

edit: If you are sold on those wheels (which I wouldn't be), I would take the 2.5 over the 4.125. Your scrub radius is going to suck balls though so if you are running a rover box expect very limited life.

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Thanks Buck. Going 8 inch wide makes sense. The backspace suggestions make sense too. Which beadlock wheel do you recommend? Trailready? Why not Allied?
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They do rub at full compression. Id recommend longer bump stops to combat this.
Umm, yah. 33" tires hit the rear wheel well at full compression with stock bump stops...
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Umm, yah. 33" tires hit the rear wheel well at full compression with stock bump stops...
LR wierdness then because mine don't. They rub on the tailpipe hanger bracket of my Borla and on the raduis arms, but nothing on the wheel wells. 285/75 tires, Stock bump stops and standard springs.
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Thanks Buck. Going 8 inch wide makes sense. The backspace suggestions make sense too. Which beadlock wheel do you recommend? Trailready? Why not Allied?
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There is nothing wrong with Allied. I just don't like them for this application for two reasons, the backspacing is not ideal and the price. If you like a steel beadlock, you could get a cheap steely and do a weld on kit for $100 a tire for the best. If you don't want to do that, and it is a lot of work, I would see if they could make you a 3.75 backspaced wheel. Trailready is a great brand, but I don't know enough to tell you that it is right for what you are looking for. Kudos to you on a great tire choice. I hope you enjoy them.

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OK, but weld on beadlock are crap on the road. The allieds with the properly formed ring works much better. And the price is better than anything else. Not everyone has a trailer queen.....
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Thanks everyone. Going to go with 15x8 with 3.75 backspacing.
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