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Old August 16th, 2013, 09:14 PM
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Rim choices (I know I know dead horse being beat)

OK I have searched the forum, read literally every post about rim choice and I still can't seem to get an answer or option that makes sense. So here is my specific issue/question.

I have NRC7578 rims with 7.5 x16 G90 tires. I want to run BFG AT 255/75/16.

Can I do this?
Is it safe to do this? ie riveted rims, tubeless tires, etc)
If not, which rim do I get to mimic the look of mine? I think these: 6.5J x 16 x 20.6mm XD/Wolf are welded construction ANR5593PM or ANR4583PM riveted construction


So any help or lead on these rims would be great. Thanks.

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Old August 17th, 2013, 01:54 PM
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You could probably get away with fitting a tube into those tyres (i do here, 255/85 BFG MT's on the 6.5" XD/wolf rims), BUT... the NRC7578 is only a 5.5" rim... i'd say too narrow for a 255

The XD/wolf rim does look different to the NRC7578, as it's got the vent holes around the edge.

you'd be better (if you wanted it to look like the plain rim) to get the NAS110/ euro 130 6.5" rim.. plain steel, no vent holes (metal is slightly thinner) wheels. these look good with 255s (look good with any tyre actually!)
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Wolfs are so overrated. If you must have steel wheels DI steel wheels are tough 7" wide and cheap
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Old August 17th, 2013, 05:39 PM
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255/85/16 bfg km2. With NATO/Wolf rims....




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Old August 17th, 2013, 06:58 PM
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Wolfs are so overrated. If you must have steel wheels DI steel wheels are tough 7" wide and cheap
Yes and no - the Wolfs are essentially bullet proof, have a great offset and work perfect with a 255 and not bad with a 285. They look "right" on the Defender too.

I like the Disco steel spares too - if the offset was a little more out/less they'd be even better.
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How much more offset?

The LE looks good w the silver steelies
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The LE looks good w the silver steelies
Really? I don't really care for them... I wish they were black...
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Thanks guys... The only issue I have with the wolf rims is that i'm not sure they would work with my replica:
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