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Different brand, same wheel. That's an old photo bucket pic. Need Google Chrome with extension to see. I'll try and get a new one. Haven't investigated where to host yet.
 

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Different brand, same wheel. That's an old photo bucket pic. Need Google Chrome with extension to see. I'll try and get a new one. Haven't investigated where to host yet.
I can see it if others can't then here it is cropped.

Look a bit like the blackout but don't remember them having the bolt pattern on the edge.

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Thanks Gee. Yes it is a copy of the DC. It's by Versus and has a 1250kg load rating. It's a black version of this.

 

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That's huge weight difference. I would think alloys would be strong enough, if I was doing really remote stuff steel would probably be a better choice, due to availability but good quality alloys should be plenty strong enough. Anyone used allied? I will have a look at roh too
I have had Allied since almost new. I have driven on all sorts of tracks, low pressure etc... I cannot fault them (polished Thunder I think they are), now over 100 000 km. I sure would recommend them.
 

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After 60 odd yrs driving. with a LOT of dirt rocks etc in there.
Mag's fine. For the road.
Steelies ONLY.... On the dirt.

They don't chip rims off when they hit things hard, just bent a bit
and the mash hammer sorts them.
 

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After 60 odd yrs driving. with a LOT of dirt rocks etc in there.
Mag's fine. For the road.
Steelies ONLY.... On the dirt.

They don't chip rims off when they hit things hard, just bent a bit
and the mash hammer sorts them.
I used to think that way but not any longer after making the change some years ago and seeing no negative effects at all, and believe me I do a lot of tracks, wheel placement is a critical part of 4bying and should become second nature to those who do it regularly, going to Alloys did not change how I had driven my 4by's over the 35 years I have been driving them since giving up an earlier sport, I also have a total driving experience of 56 years.

I did actually have a previous 4by from 96 - 2000 (when I bought my Troll that came with steelies) that came with factory alloys and this vehicle did a lot of very rough trackwork including 3/4 of a lap of AU mainly on back roads in 98, specifically in WA. I saw no urgent need to go alloys on my Troll so didn't for around 15 years but then I decided to spruce the old girl up and remembering my previous experience I had no hesitation. The choice of alloys is another important factor, and just as can happen with aftermarket steelies there are some crap examples out there. Sure I've got a couple of scratches on the alloys but they would show up on steelies anyway, but there is no 'damage'.
 

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Thanks Gee. Yes it is a copy of the DC. It's by Versus and has a 1250kg load rating. It's a black version of this.


So you sparked my interest. Only to be disappointed with a 0 offset. Bugger
 
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