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GEN 2 17-18 OEM beadlock ring question

Discussion in 'Ford Raptor Suspension Discussion and Modification' started by Mike cip, May 22, 2019.

  1. Mike cip

    Mike cip Member

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    Got my take off 2018 OEM beadlocks to put on my 2019. Before I take them to the tire shop is it best to remove the beauty ring so they don't get damaged by the tire machine? Or overkill?
     
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    I work in that field and would strongly recommend taking them off. The tire tech is gonna gun them back on!
     
  3. Mike cip

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    Ok will do
     
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    Yes, they HAVE to be removed to mount/dis-mount a tire and would not trust the kid behind the air gun not to F... it up...
     
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    100% AGREE. I let the tire shop do the work on my GEN1 2014 and they screwed 4 of the screws up bad enough to require drilling and retapping
     
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    I got mine installed and they didn't touch the beauty ring...
     
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    2nd that! I installed mine at work and did not remove the beauty ring. But if you’re taking it to a tire shop I’d take them off just to be safe.
     
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