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Are beadlocks necessary? I mostly dune ride in the winter and in the summer I go up to the cinders in Flagstaff alot, occasionaly I trail ride. What do you guys think?
 

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I ride in the desert a lot and get rocks in the bead all the time. So i'm getting them.

if you pop the bead a lot or run low psi i'ld look in to getting some
 

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too bad BFG doesn't make a baja in 25's
 

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Here is the link, RhinoCrap has this set up for sale.

http://www.rhinoforums.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=51

I looked at BFG's website and could not find anything on tire weight.

I don't think those tires would weigh that much more than any other tire out there. But they will give you the versatility of derest driving and asphalt driving without the worry of wearing down the tire quickly.

Discount tires has them for $120.
 

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zerofield said:
I ride in the desert a lot and get rocks in the bead all the time. So i'm getting them.

if you pop the bead a lot or run low psi i'ld look in to getting some
I haven't popped a bead, but I don't want to. Maybe I should just get them. They look good and it's probably safer with them on.
 

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hey Crwcompact
I have two problems with that setup. One its a 27" which means your rhino is all slow and no go. Second i've been told itp's are a heavier rim.

other then that the looks of it are sweet. i wish BFG made atleast a 25" mud. i'ld love to see a 25" BFG baja
 

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fergie80 said:
zerofield said:
I ride in the desert a lot and get rocks in the bead all the time. So i'm getting them.

if you pop the bead a lot or run low psi i'ld look in to getting some
I haven't popped a bead, but I don't want to. Maybe I should just get them. They look good and it's probably safer with them on.
i'll soon be running beadlocks with a reinforced ring. it maybe overkill but i've had too many rocks in my bead and dents in the rim
 

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I have 27's right now and I know they are slowing my rhino down....but I can't complain I got the whole ITP set with the rhino.

But I love the look of the BFG's on a Rhino.
 

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i love the BFG's too. its just to big of a tire for me
 

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fergie80 said:
Are beadlocks necessary? I mostly dune ride in the winter and in the summer I go up to the cinders in Flagstaff alot, occasionaly I trail ride. What do you guys think?
Depends on what your doing. Low air presure and high speed or any situation that pushes on the sidewalls will push them off sooner or later. Broke-in tires seem to be more prone to this. It can be dangerous when a wheel digs in to the ground. I endo'ed my crawler because I popped a bead droping of a ledge. I went with bead locks after that.
 

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CaptAz said:
fergie80 said:
Are beadlocks necessary? I mostly dune ride in the winter and in the summer I go up to the cinders in Flagstaff alot, occasionaly I trail ride. What do you guys think?
Depends on what your doing. Low air presure and high speed or any situation that pushes on the sidewalls will push them off sooner or later. Broke-in tires seem to be more prone to this. It can be dangerous when a wheel digs in to the ground. I endo'ed my crawler because I popped a bead droping of a ledge. I went with bead locks after that.
Yeah, I think that is going to be one of my next purchases. Besides looking really good, there probably safer to have on, you can get into a hairy situation if you pop a bead.
 

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We sell those BFG's... I have them for $120 per tire new. That is exact setup I have is 14" black ITP type 7 with OMF lock, and same BFG tires. They are heavy as hell, but decent for dessert racing. Not for short track or sand though. They are ok in sand, but barely. 18 bs heavier than a stock front wheel and tire on your rhino
 
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