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Author Topic:   rims/beadlock
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 199
posted July 06, 2005 08:00 AM  
I have had a lot of problems with my Bassett beadlock rims with the locking ring nuts coming off or stripping out. (Inhertia rims) I also bent a beadlock this past week simply by running up on the berm that formed on the track. Anyone else having the same issues?
I am thinking of switchin to Areo.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 12
posted July 06, 2005 09:27 AM  
I have found the Aero wheels to be just about indestructible. The only one that was bent beyond use was from a head on shot in a pile up. I have had great luck with them personally.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 54
posted July 07, 2005 06:03 AM  
AEROs are the only way to go. Havent had any major problems and they stand up to some pretty good hits also. Even had a hole in the end of the rim where the tire beads up and still keep tire psi in a 30 lap stock car feature.

Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 501
posted July 07, 2005 06:53 AM  
I switched from Bassett to Aeros a few years back. They're a much better rim.

But this year I bought a set of Allied chrome IMCA rims. Gotta say, they're as good as the Aeros too. Haven't had a single problem with them.

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