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Old 07-24-2009, 10:19 AM
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Steel wheels

I am getting a set of 4 18x7.5 Jeep JK wheels for my Wk.

I want to get a matching spare tire when i buy new tires. I dont care if the spare wheel matches.

I really dont want a nice aluminum wheel under the back of my jeep in NH salty winters getting all corroded and such and i dont want to pay the high ebay or aftermarket costs for 1 matching wheel.

So my thought is, can i buy a generic, black steel wheel with the same size/bolt pattern/ offset to mount a spare on?

Just like the non match full size spare wheel that came on the WJs just in an 18" size?

I cant find a manufacturer that sells them. It would be something that people buy for snow tires and put hub caps on. like cop car wheels. I know i have seen them before, alot of volvo and bmw owners around here do that for snow tires.

Where/ what brand?
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Old 07-24-2009, 10:39 AM
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Re: Steel wheels

I was thinking maybe a black cragar soft 8 or D window but I don't think they make them in 18".
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Old 07-24-2009, 12:03 PM
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Re: Steel wheels

OH! OH! OH! . . . I PICK ME!!!
















Ok, I'll trade you my set of wheels for your stock limited wheels...
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Old 07-24-2009, 01:19 PM
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Re: Steel wheels

LOL, Sorry dude i have 2 very interested people for the stock set. When the time comes that they are really up for sale and if neither are still interested send me a pm and we can talk. That and i want to buy 5 new tires so i need and 18" rim.


The problem with the Cragars is that they will most likely not have a stock back spacing that i can use. I want it to be as stock as possible, not sticking out or anything. I will look in to it further, i know i have seen 17 and 20" steelies.

---------- Post added at 02:19 PM ---------- Previous post was at 02:07 PM ----------

FORGET IT, Just found a stock 18" match to what i bought.

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Re: Steel wheels

Pics of what? the new rims i ordered or my stock ones?
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Re: Steel wheels

I don't know I forgot, but it was before the throttle got stuck on my jeep....
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Re: Steel wheels

dylan come on now. lets keep on topic.
this thread isnt about your throttle
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sorry...
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Re: Steel wheels

Wait? WTF is going on, i am so confused now! AHH
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(italian accent) forget about it (end italian accent)
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