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Discussion in 'Ford Raptor Wheels & Tires Forum [GEN 1]' started by MotuMute, Apr 30, 2013.

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  1. MotuMute

    MotuMute FRF Addict

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    When I moved from stock rims to Methods last year, the Double Standard had just been released. However, I chose to go with the Standard because I liked the look of the stainless hardware better. Everything on my truck is either black or stainless, so the brass hardware just did not flow the direction I was headed.

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    Recently, the guys at TMX installed Boatec glass fenders to accommodate TOYO M/T 37's, and I decided to freshen up the look a bit with Method's new NV's. Still not feeling it for the brass hardware look, I called up Method and had them ship me a set of stainless hardware that is used on their Standard wheel. A little blue loctite later, and wow! Just the look I wanted.

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    Method charged $1.25 per stainless bolt X 24 per wheel X 6 wheels + shipping = the price of a new rim. Ouch!

    Alternatives:

    The old brass hardware is a small bolt and washer. This could be more cheaply replicated in a stainless version, by obtaining them from a hardware or fastener store.

    Or maybe you can order the DS or NV with a stainless hardware option? It would be worth checking.

    I was in a bit of a hurry to complete the look for TRR, so it was worth the added expense to get it just right. For me, these Method eNVy's finally live up to their name!
     
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    bstoner59 does it come in shmedium?

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    Looks even better in person!!
     
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    what size are these bolts?
     
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    I'd be interested in sourcing black bolts. I'd be curious on the bolt size too.
     
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    Count me in on this discussion. I can't remember who it was at TRR who mentioned the brass bolts are junk when it comes to road salt. Stainless bolts would remedy that and I'm sure I could find some at the Home Depot. If nobody figures it out I will just take a bolt out and bring it in to the store to find the right size with the little bolt matching doohickeys they have.
     
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    I've been wanting to swap out my brass bolts for black bolts but havent came across any.
     
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    Subscribed! I would be interested as well. Truck looks great, btw. Are those glass fenders with 37's?
     
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    I can source these bolts if someone tell me what size they are.
     
  9. TEXAS MOTORWORX

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    Yes sir, those are Boatec fenders with Toyo 37x13.50 17 tires.
     
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    I want fenders and tires but I'm broke. My V is taking all my dough.
     
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