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Old 02-27-2013, 08:55 AM   #1
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MB 72 Discontinued

I was bummed to find out that the MB 72 in matte black are no more. I tried to place an order this morning with Discount Tire and they are no longer available. Back to the drawing board... No body wants to make attractive 15" wheels anymore.

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Old 02-27-2013, 09:12 AM   #2
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I was bummed to find out that the MB 72 in matte black are no more. I tried to place an order this morning with Discount Tire and they are no longer available. Back to the drawing board... No body wants to make attractive 15" wheels anymore.
Keep checking other places with a google search, summit racing has some wheels that gave been discontinued for years. You may be able to find something

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Old 02-27-2013, 09:14 AM   #3
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Keep checking other places with a google search, summit racing has some wheels that gave been discontinued for years. You may be able to find something
^^ This.

First site that popped up on Google with search "black mb72 wheel in stock":

MB Wheels MB 72 Matte Black Wheel (16x8"/5x127mm) : Amazon.com : Automotive


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I was bummed to find out that the MB 72 in matte black are no more. I tried to place an order this morning with Discount Tire and they are no longer available. Back to the drawing board... No body wants to make attractive 15" wheels anymore.
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Old 02-27-2013, 09:35 AM   #4
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This is news to me... Really? Are they only discontinuing the 15 inch size or all sizes?
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:03 AM   #5
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There were a ton of them on eBay a few weeks back all sizes.
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:27 AM   #6
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Too Funny I was just reading through ESP's thread.


http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/33x...o-96568-9.html


DTD does have these tho, Wheel Details - Discount Tire Direct

doesnt say what the backspacing is tho,
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:52 AM   #7
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Black rock makes some like the 72's
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Old 02-27-2013, 11:05 AM   #8
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MB TKO's are a good alternative
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:00 PM   #9
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Yeah I couldn't believe that, and then DTD replaced it with the Level 8 Tracker, could get it in 15x8 with -19 offset just like the MB72, checked yesterday and those are gone too now.

What gives? This might be what pushes me to say screw it, Cragar soft 8's it is!

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I don't mind the TKO's but I liked the price and the simplicity of the others.
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:02 PM   #10
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im a big fan of my 15s
there a cheap alternative
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:59 PM   #11
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Best looking wheel they had, and they discontinued it. Sigh...
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:00 PM   #12
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I wasn't a fan at first but found some more JKs with Blackrock d-windows. Decided to grab those. TKO was a close 2nd choice.
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I understand it's all subjective, but I like the Level 8 Tracker better. I couldn't be happier with mine.
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Old 02-27-2013, 03:34 PM   #14
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TKOs but with Chaos wheel hub, that was my choice
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Old 03-06-2013, 11:33 AM   #15
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I wasn't a fan at first but found some more JKs with Blackrock d-windows. Decided to grab those. TKO was a close 2nd choice.
I just took the MB's off my JK and replaced with the Black Rock Rock Crawlers. I am trying to sell my MB's if anyone interested. The thread is listed on the forum.
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Level 8 tracker, MB72, ProComp 7069, all very similar. Or for a little more the Mickey Thompson Classic II black.
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Old 04-30-2013, 08:40 PM   #17
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Did we ever figure out if only for the 15s? They still have 16s and 17s on site.
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Old 05-02-2013, 11:44 AM   #19
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As others have posted there are other similar options. I'm with you, I like the classic 8 hole deep dish look.

Also I'd stay away from discontinued wheels. You dent one and you're SOL, been there.
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im a big fan of my 15s
there a cheap alternative
What kind? Have a close up?
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Old 05-02-2013, 12:03 PM   #21
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Last week i ordered 16x8.5 mb 72s from DTD so they are at least still available in the 16" size
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Last week i ordered 16x8.5 mb 72s from DTD so they are at least still available in the 16" size
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Just ordered same rims on Monday.

But it wasn't until after I said I dislike the level 8s and am interested in another rim that the guy said he had 16" 72s
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Very excited. Just ordered five mb 72 16s with five 235/85/16 Duratracs. Getting installed at DTD in Lakeland. Went to Four Wheel Parts in town but their prices were a little out of control and they were trying to push bigger and wider tires, which I don't want.

Down the road, probably get a 1.75" Puck Lift, but want to see how this looks and feels first.
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i was just told DTD have these available and are pretty much identical to the mb72

"the Black Rock Yuma looks almost identical and is available in a 15x8 -19mm....
Black Rock Yuma Series 908B : Black Rock"
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THey don't make them in 5x5 at 15" I think. Only 17". They do in 5x4.5, which is good for the TJers.

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