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Kayak83 10-01-2012 11:25 AM

Black wheels?
So now that Mamba MR1's are discontinued, anybody have some recommendations for black wheels? I was thinking I might just end up buying some Moab's off of craigslist and getting them powder coated. But I'd rather buy some wheels that are already finished black. I really liked the Mamba styling and especially the backspacing they offered. I'd like my wheels to stick out a little further without running a spacer setup.

Here's a picture of the Mamba's for those not familiar:

paroxysym 10-01-2012 12:43 PM

Re: Black wheels?
theyre discontinued?! damnit

Kayak83 10-01-2012 01:26 PM

Re: Black wheels?
Anybody have the part number for the MOAB wheels with the deeper backspacing I'm looking for? There's a whole bunch online and I can't choose between them all.

EDIT: Looking at THESE:

tfranzone 10-01-2012 01:52 PM

Re: Black wheels?
Sorry, I dont have that part number for ya, but just wanted to chime in... if I had to go with an aftermarket.. I would be inclined to choose the XD Cranks. Take a peek at them, I like the look, maybe you will too.. Also, I've only ever seen one person running them on a WK.. they looked real good with a more agressive tire like a nitto mud grappler or a duratrac.

good luck

WKorBust 10-05-2012 10:55 AM

Re: Black wheels?

Originally Posted by paroxysym (Post 690927)
theyre discontinued?! damnit

Same boat. Been looking at a few options myself.

Here are the XDs referenced:
Truck Parts & Jeep Parts - Lift Kits, Winches, Tonneau Covers, Tires, Wheels, Bumpers, Performance

I've been hunting to find some closeout Moabs myself, but may have to settle for these: Sport edition TX5 at tire rack.

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