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Guys, I was hesitant about ordering wheels because I like to know who I'm working with. I've read all over the internet trying to find info about these guys, with very little luck, so I figured I would just make a log so future customers can know what to expect based on my experience with them. So for the first one, I called today 1/31/12 at 12:25 eastern time and I got his answering machine. I left my number saying that I wanted to place an order.
 

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Andy called me back about 3:20 today. Really nice guy, we talked about running the pvc insert. He told me he's rather not sell me the wheels at all, than to sell without the insert for safety. I ordered 5x4.5 pressed wheel centers 3.5" backspacing without any powder coating and the pvc inserts.He said it would be 3-4 weeks before they ship.
 

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The quality on these is awesome. Banks316 on here is running them. The military take off tires grab amazingly well for being as heavy load rated as they are.

I will be ordering a set for my JK if I can sell my current set up. Though I'm kind of thinking about going with one of the 5x5 to 8x6.5 adapters so if I ever upgrade my axles to 1 tons they will fit with just the addition of spacers.
 

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I forgot to add that the total with shipping was 939.80 for them. I already got 10 37s cheaper than he was selling 4 for.
 

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If anyone has some of these already could you give us some good pics with specs for ideas.
 

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The guys over there are good dudes. I wouldn't hesitate to work with them.
 

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Forgot to post up on thursday. The wheels came in and they look good. Got them painted yesterday and mounted them today.
 

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Got the tires mounted and put on the jeep. They ride way better than I ever expected. My locker is so much nicer to ride with and these tires are way quieter than my 33s. Took then on the highway pretty smooth until I hit 60-65. They shake so hard you have to slow down. I'm going un-mount and remount then tomorrow to see if that helps.
 

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Well I hunted for 5 days so far to find someone who would balance these. Firestone tried buy their machine wouldn't turn it fast enough. A truck stop guy came out and kicked the tires and told me 400 to balance them. And everyone else turned me away. I used the airsoft bbs and they did an amazing job but I have a wobble still on two tires. I have to keep it below 70 or it shakes me to death. I guess I may have to end up dumping a bunch of money to get these right. Btw I got 4 almost new tires. They are all straight with no alignment problems.
 

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Well I hunted for 5 days so far to find someone who would balance these. Firestone tried buy their machine wouldn't turn it fast enough. A truck stop guy came out and kicked the tires and told me 400 to balance them. And everyone else turned me away. I used the airsoft bbs and they did an amazing job but I have a wobble still on two tires. I have to keep it below 70 or it shakes me to death. I guess I may have to end up dumping a bunch of money to get these right. Btw I got 4 almost new tires. They are all straight with no alignment problems.
Hey Kenny-

What two tires are wobbling? I'm sure we can get you going straight down the road.

How many BBs did you use per tire?
 

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Hey Kenny-

What two tires are wobbling? I'm sure we can get you going straight down the road.

How many BBs did you use per tire?
Hey andy! All I can say is great job! They are way better than I ever expected. My left front and left rear seemed to wobble and gave alot of shaking running down the highway. So far I have about 3000 bbs ( .12 gram) per tire. I figured that's about 12.69 oz. last night I busted the left rear down again and used some bushings on the bolts to center the front piece. That helped alot but I still have about an 1/8th inch lateral runout. I think I'm going to just try to replace the front left tire today.
 

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Hey andy! All I can say is great job! They are way better than I ever expected. My left front and left rear seemed to wobble and gave alot of shaking running down the highway. So far I have about 3000 bbs ( .12 gram) per tire. I figured that's about 12.69 oz. last night I busted the left rear down again and used some bushings on the bolts to center the front piece. That helped alot but I still have about an 1/8th inch lateral runout. I think I'm going to just try to replace the front left tire today.
How did this end up working out?
I'm really interested in these wheels.
I wrote them an email yesterday about how to get these balanced. I haven't received a reply yet, but not being able to balance them might be a deal breaker. I still want to be able to drive my jeep on the highway.
 
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