Common questions

Can you put Beadlocks on steel rims?

Can you put Beadlocks on steel rims?

100% impossible to install a beadlock onto a rim without welding. 100% impossible to install a beadlock correctly onto a rim with only spot welding. The ring that is welded to the rim must be fully welded and air tight.

Are imitation Beadlocks legal?

Y’see, beadlock wheels aren’t actually illegal, they’re just not legal. There are a few theories but most of them can be debunked by looking at other approved wheels.

What are anti coning rings?

One (1) set of rings will allow the fitment of One (1) beadlock kit. The Anti Coning Rings are ideal as they are the same thickness as your tyres sidewall and will help maintain a strong clamping force on your beadlocked wheels and prevent air leaks or outer ring deformation.

Why beadlocks are not street legal?

-Beadlocks may not be legal for on-road use. In theory, two or more sequential beadlock bolts could break, and the beadlock ring could partially or wholly leave the rest of the wheel. That means your wheel could go from full pressure to 0 psi in seconds—basically a blow-out.

Who is the best person to convert a beadlock?

For the safest, strongest & trouble free beadlocks, all conversions should be done by a competent fabricator/welder with correct equipment. PREPPING YOUR WHEELS AND INNER LOCK RINGS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART NEXT TO WELDING, All welding should be performed by a experienced welder.

How much does it cost to upgrade a beadlock?

Keep your buddy with the impact gun and hammer away from them. Titanium Bolt Upgrade is $400 (set for 2 double beadlocked wheels) and saves approximately 1 lb per wheel. Add $200 set for 16″ Beadlocks. These are scalloped and are slightly heavier due to increased size.

What do you need to weld a beadlock wheel?

(Make sure weld gap, bevel & rim lip are ready for welds) Visually center inner lock ring within the lip of the rim, a measuring caliper helps gauge multiple places from inside of ring to outer lip of wheel. Clamps or pressure may be needed if ring does not lay flat in wheel.

Where to get a beadlock conversion in Phoenix AZ?

If located in Phoenix Arizona area, contact FFR-FAB – FFRBEADLOCKS.COM (Limited Availability) ALWAYS USE PERSONAL SAFETY EQUIPMENT & PROTECTION, SAFETY GLASSES, face shield, gloves, hearing protection, etc. Power tools like angle grinders can be dangerous to operate & can kick back. Preparing wheels.