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NHWK05 07-24-2009 10:19 AM

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?

LTrainGC 07-24-2009 10:39 AM

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I was thinking maybe a black cragar soft 8 or D window but I don't think they make them in 18".

Dylans3960ccs 07-24-2009 12:03 PM

Re: Steel wheels
OH! OH! OH! . . . I PICK ME!!!

Ok, I'll trade you my set of wheels for your stock limited wheels...

NHWK05 07-24-2009 01:19 PM

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.

ADMIN/Mods Please Delete thread. Thanks

Dylans3960ccs 07-24-2009 01:31 PM

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NHWK05 07-24-2009 02:53 PM

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Pics of what? the new rims i ordered or my stock ones?

Dylans3960ccs 07-24-2009 02:54 PM

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

robpp 07-24-2009 03:00 PM

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dylan come on now. lets keep on topic.
this thread isnt about your throttle

Dylans3960ccs 07-24-2009 03:00 PM

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sorry... :(

NHWK05 07-24-2009 03:01 PM

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Wait? WTF is going on, i am so confused now! AHH

Dylans3960ccs 07-24-2009 03:03 PM

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(italian accent) forget about it (end italian accent)

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