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Old 03-02-2012, 11:53 PM
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So I made some more progress on an unfinished mod today! Still not quite finished though, so I will post pics tomorrow after it is done.

Oh I will also include some pics of a new item that is coming home with me tomorrow. . . !
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Old 03-03-2012, 01:34 AM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Oh boy here we go lol
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Old 03-03-2012, 11:36 AM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

New tires?

If you get more moabs are you painting them the same?
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Old 03-03-2012, 11:37 AM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

U bought those crazy offroad tires didn't u!?!
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Old 03-03-2012, 04:15 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Haha! You know it!


The guy lives 50 miles away so I had to refuel before leaving. This is really starting to hurt!




Luckily I got there and made the deal just fine. I loaded up five 35x12.50R17LT BFG KR tires. Four of them are cut for dirt and one of the for mud.




Not bad for $400! And he gave me a couple gifts

Oh, I got the wave from two XJ guys on the way too! Haven't had that for a while.
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Old 03-03-2012, 04:36 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

That's sweet, 5 for $400! Are the KRs made to order when you say cut for dirt or mud or did he have the stock model KR custom re grooved? Now go get a set of moabs and throw them on! Oh and more pics too!! If they are white lettered you better put them white out on black moabs!
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Old 03-03-2012, 04:52 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

I will have more pics up soon. The KR is a short track competition tire. They come with a basic groove and then the individual teams custom cut them however they like. This set was used in one race and then given away. I will be looking for another set of Moabs here soon to mount these on. Not sure how I will paint them just yet, I have a couple ideas However they turn out, the white letters will be out because that is the way they were designed to be.
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Old 03-03-2012, 05:55 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Ok here is a shot of the mud on the left and dirt on the right:



Next to the Nitto:





^^^ Also on of the free wheels I got!

Not sure what I am going to do with this but I really wish it would bolt on.



It is a Champion beadlock with runflat!!! Unfortunately its a 5x5.5 bolt pattern. Not sure what these go for, but I might be able to get something for it.

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Old 03-03-2012, 06:20 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

I was curious and did some weighing!

Just the tire - 63lbs
Tire with aluminum wheel - 78lbs
Tire with beadlock/runflat - 103lbs
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Old 03-03-2012, 07:26 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

How many wheels did you get? Thoey will look sweet with the SL! Are they based off the krawler compound (softer and sticky) or the reg mud terrain compound? Looks like that one against the jeep has had some side wall rash? I absolutely love the huge white lettering!
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Old 03-03-2012, 07:33 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

ahah those are sick man!
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:02 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

I got one beadlock and one plain aluminum wheel. From what I have read they are a softer compound. That one against the Jeep is missing most of the lettering. The inside lettering protrudes and is black, but the outside is just white lettering on the sidewall. I am sure it wont last long which is unfortunate, because I love white lettering! They are a load range C tire and the tread consists of 6 nylon + 2 steel plies and the sidewall is 4 nylon plies. They don't have much for sidewall traction which is unfortunate, but I will still enjoy wheeling them
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