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Raceline RT 81 Wheels - any good???

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by especk, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. Jan 20, 2011 at 9:37 PM
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    So I'm looking at these wheels but can't find much info on them. They are the Raceline RT 81 wheels. I believe they are steel wheels. Any ideas on quality or fitting issues would be great. Thanks!

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  2. Jan 21, 2011 at 8:13 AM
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    bump for these wheels im about to buy
     
  3. Jan 21, 2011 at 8:16 AM
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    Not enough.
    do they come in 6 lug? Nice wheels too
     
  4. Jan 21, 2011 at 8:17 AM
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    I lost track thousands of dollars ago.
    They look pretty sick.
     
  5. Jan 21, 2011 at 8:22 AM
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    And apparently they are made by Allied Wheel Company who also makes Raceline - that's why I couldn't find them on Raceline's website. The only thing bad I noticed is that they are over 40 lbs each. Here's the site:

    www.alliedwheel.com then go to competition beadlocks under Allied Racing
     
  6. Jan 21, 2011 at 8:24 AM
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    Not enough.
    Yea they are heavy duty. so unless you are going to do king of hammers or something, I'd look for other options first.
     
  7. Jan 21, 2011 at 8:35 AM
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    whats the weight of a normal wheel? (a standard aluminum ~16x8). I've seen ~30 lbs or so. Would 10-15 extra lbs make a huge difference?
     
  8. Jan 21, 2011 at 9:02 AM
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    Not enough.
    Maybe 30 lbs with tire. But these are 45 alone? They are nice but you will see mpg drop.
     
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    30 lbs with tire... I dont think so. I doubt you can find me a full size tire alone for 30 lbs
     
  10. Jan 21, 2011 at 9:42 AM
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    4 wheels parts doesnt carry that brand
     
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    Not enough.
    No a tire alone will not be 30. I meant with wheel and tire. Maybe 35 or close to 40 lbs.

    Of course these are going to be heavy, look what they are built for. I say get them
     
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    Tires alone are atleast 40 lbs. The 33" bfg km2s im getting are over 50 lbs per tire.
     
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    ya i think my toyo's are like 60 somthin lbs per tire, i used to have steel wheels and when i felt the weight difference it was pretty huge, i'd say that my 15x10 aluminum rim weighed maybe 15 lbs
     
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    Thats good to know Tim, thanks. btw I ordered a front and rear bumper from relentless so..... :spy:
     
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    hold on, 50 per(1) tire? (tire alone no wheel)

    Really? They don't feel that heavy.
     
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    haha that is correct. Maybe ur just extra strong or something.
     
  18. Jan 21, 2011 at 11:09 AM
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    Haha, my coach says I have that retard strength:/

    but I looked the tires up and they even go up to 60 lbs! Dang.

    The wheels are badass though. GET EM!
     
  19. Mar 15, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    Did you ever get these? I am looking for a 17" beadlock. It's a toss up between these and some champion beadlocks.
     
  20. Mar 15, 2011 at 6:22 PM
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    No, I did go with some Raceline's though - just not beadlocks.

    Their beadlocks apparently are a very good wheel. I didn't buy them mainly because of their weight (I discovered all beadlocks are very heavy because theyre built to take a beating). If I was going to be using the truck for mostly offraoding, I would have bought them for sure.
     
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