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16x8 Konig CounterSteer Offroads

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires Marketplace' started by JdMeF9SiR2, Apr 21, 2010.

  1. Mar 17, 2013 at 1:33 PM
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  2. Mar 17, 2013 at 2:02 PM
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    Konig is not known for being high end but rather a Taiwanese knockoff company.

     
  3. Mar 17, 2013 at 2:58 PM
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    Either way, they are great wheels and I love mine!
     
  4. Mar 17, 2013 at 3:50 PM
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    I didn't say high end. I said "higher end" ;)
    Atleast its a recognizable brand name with some history, unlike some of these other wheel brands I've never even heard of.
     
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  5. Mar 18, 2013 at 8:53 AM
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    Finally got em installed. They are wrapped with LT265/75R16 BFG AT TA KO's.
    Thanks again Dustin! You are awesome!
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  6. Mar 19, 2013 at 10:57 AM
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    Just checking in Dustin. Any shipments arrive yet? Thanks
     
  7. Mar 19, 2013 at 11:02 PM
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    JdMeF9SiR2

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    We recommend torquing the lug nuts to 80 ft / lbs, and then retorquing to 80 ft / lbs after 100 miles. It's more a function of the lug nuts and studs rather than the wheels, but with new alloy wheels you always want to retorque after the first 100 miles.

    Thank you! I think the graphite gunmetal will definitely be worth the wait!

    I think we can call Konig higher end. If you look at the entire spectrum of wheels on the market, Konig is definitely ahead of the majority of the pack. Certain OEM vehicle manufacturers actually purchase from Konig. I will ask Konig tomorrow if I'm at liberty to say which ones. If you'd like to know more about Konig's manufacturing processes, quality assurance, and certification please let me know, and I'm sure you'll find that they are at the upper echelon.

    :thumbsup: Me too. I've had a set of 16" Countersteer Offroads on my Tundra for 4 years now. I've beat the heck out of them, and they're still going strong.

    Agreed. They're a very legitimate company. The president of Konig sits as a board member on the Wheel and Tire Council for SEMA. The WTC initiated a voluntary standard (that Konig helped to develop) called SAE J2530, which ensures that any wheels tested to this standard meet certain safety and strength requirements. This is not a mandatory standard, but it is something that provides peace of mind to the aftermarket wheel consumer, since our United States government actually does not require that aftermarket wheels forego any testing before being sold in the U.S. Konig tests all of their wheels and certifies them to this standard. The testing is done by a third party. Most companies don't certify their wheels to SAE J2530.

    http://www.sema.org/news/2011/03/01/j2530-and-the-industry

    Konig's been in business continuously for almost 30 years too, which is a major feat for an automotive aftermarket manufacturer.

    I don't work for Konig, but I've been involved with many wheel companies, and I respect Konig more than other company. Their products are excellent, and their reputation is proven through their longevity.

    Looks great! Thank you! I'm glad you like them. There are a lot of guys that'd like to have that color right about now. Graphite is still on backorder. ;)

    Hi. :) I'm expecting a shipment this week, but it will only have matte black and matte bronze Countersteer Offroads. The graphite gunmetal did not make it on this shipment, but Konig has informed me that they should be here by 4/15. Let me know if that's still OK with you. Thanks again. :)
     
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  8. Mar 20, 2013 at 7:27 AM
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    Thanks for the tip! Should be at about 100 today! I will definitely check. Thank you!
     
  9. Mar 20, 2013 at 9:38 PM
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    No problem! :)
     
  10. Mar 23, 2013 at 1:44 AM
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    Is it April yet? LOL.
    :playball:
     
  11. Mar 26, 2013 at 11:43 PM
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    Allllmost! :) All but two sets are pre-sold out already! Graphite Countersteer Offroads became really popular over night.
     
  12. Mar 27, 2013 at 9:21 AM
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    so i know i asked this last year when i ordered my set of matte black (which im super happy with and get compliments all the time!!!)

    How much would just one more wheel be? Now that im running a lift and 33s it would be nice to get rid of the stock spare and have a full size spare.

    THANKS!
     
  13. Mar 28, 2013 at 5:43 PM
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    How long would it take you to get me a set in matte black?
     
  14. Mar 28, 2013 at 5:52 PM
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    JdMeF9SiR2

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    PM sent to you! Glad to hear you're enjoying your wheels and receiving compliments! :D

    I can ship it out the same day you order (if you order by 3PM Pacific). It takes about 4-5 business days to get a set of wheels from Corona, CA to Milledgeville, GA.

    I'm down to 11 wheels in matte black (2 sets + 3 spares). This last shipment sold out very quickly.
     
  15. Mar 29, 2013 at 7:41 PM
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    UPDATE

    Due to popular demand, I am already down to my last set of 16x8" Konig Countersteer Offroads in matte black (7 wheels in stock).

    I will have more matte black 16x8" Konig CSOs arriving in approximately 60-90 days, so if you'd like a set now, please contact me ASAP.

    I will have more matte bronze and graphite gunmetal 16x8" Konig Countersteer Offroads arriving the week of April 9, 2013 (1-2 weeks from now). There will be 1-2 sets of graphite gunmetal available from this shipment after all backorders are fulfilled, and 3-4 sets of matte bronze wheels available after I ship out wheels for everyone who pre-ordered.
     
  16. Apr 1, 2013 at 8:19 AM
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    Check your PMs :)
     
  17. Apr 1, 2013 at 4:15 PM
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    Response set. Last set is on hold for you. :)
     
  18. Apr 2, 2013 at 5:11 PM
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    I bought a set of four of these in Matte Bronze last Fall and they look good and ride great with the DuraTrac (265-75R16) tires. I beleive their lower weight is a GOOD thing for performance on and off road. The only time heavy wheels and tires do not hurt performance is when crawling. This weight consciousness is why I went with 265 and not 285 tires and the relatively light Konig Countersteer wheels. Lower weight means more contact with the road or trail surface and thus better control. The ICON suspension helps too!

    Anyway I am getting one more 16x8 Countersteer in Matte Bronze from Dustin for a good looking bed mounted spare. My truck came with plain jane steel wheels, and while they will hold a tire they are as homely as mud.
     
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  19. Apr 3, 2013 at 3:15 PM
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    Nice meeting you today Dustin. Looking forward to getting everything installed!
     
  20. Apr 3, 2013 at 4:47 PM
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