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Old 04-23-2013, 10:21 PM   #1
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Im gonna get blasted for this...

Ok, bought the wheels today (thanks to so many of you). He could only access 4, so I said fine...I'll buy the other later. That got me to thinking, has anyone out there paid good coin to buy the nice, new wheels and tires only to buy a clunker wheel and cheap rubber for the spare? I mean I know it won't look as cool, but I was thinking about getting a spare tire cover anyway (I've gotta support my Houston Texans).

Thoughts? Anyone out there done this??

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Old 04-23-2013, 10:48 PM   #2
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You can do it. Treadwright tires and some cheap steelies...you could even get a tire cover to hide it and people will think you have a matching spare.

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Old 04-23-2013, 11:07 PM   #3
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Mine doesn't match and i really don't care enough to cover it up. At least its not a donut.

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Old 04-23-2013, 11:11 PM   #4
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Mine doesn't match and i really don't care enough to cover it up. At least its not a donut.
Both wheels look pretty cool!
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:14 PM   #5
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Thanks. The spare is just a stock wheel I sprayed with bedliner.
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:28 PM   #6
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@PHILDABEAST r those omf rock rings on method wheels?
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:35 PM   #7
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Nope, just method double standards. I only wish I could afford some omf beadlocks
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^still very nice.
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Old 04-24-2013, 04:08 AM   #9
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Or no spare at all/tramp stamp. FYI You should not run a different diameter.
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Old 04-24-2013, 05:49 AM   #10
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Or no spare at all/tramp stamp. FYI You should not run a different diameter.
X2 I have a set of 5 33x12.50 DuraTracs right now an found a good deal on some 35x12.50 km1's but there were only 4 so I just plan on running no spare at all until its needed
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Old 04-24-2013, 12:08 PM   #11
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ah who needs a spare! take off that carrier
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I should of just got a tramp stamp. I installed my daystar bump stops and i was sweating trying to put back my spare.
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Old 04-24-2013, 01:55 PM   #13
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I've got ProComp Alloy Polished rims on the ground and then have a black steel rim mounted to the tail for my spare. All the tires match but I didn't really care about the spare matching as the price for the rim was cheap.
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MT imitation bead locks on 4 when I bought it 8 months ago, stock wheel as spare. I put the same tire on all 5. Dont care what it looks like, it's a spare.

I am getting rid of the MT's though in favor of some cheap steelies.

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