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Discussion in 'Ford Raptor Wheels & Tires Forum [GEN 1]' started by tinman44, Dec 7, 2018.

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  1. tinman44

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    So the OEM lugs are steel with a chrome shell and after so many rotations these lugs will warp. Which aftermarket should I look at? The gorillas look best in the market however the bevel circumference is so much slimmer. This feels like something I should be concerned with.
     
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    I went with Gorilla, can't complain they are way better than the stock shit. Showing slight signs of rust after a year, if corrosion is a concern maybe not the best option.
     
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    Yeah pretty sure I'm going gorilla however still curious why OEM lugs are so much wider than OE spec aftermarket. Can anyone shed light if this is a legitimate safety concern?
     
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    Gorilla is definitely the best way to go. Running them with my KMC wheels now and could not be happier. They also look much better than OEM.
     
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    I just ordered a pack of Gorilla's and should be here soon.
     
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    Are you looking at the skinny splined ones? Those are for aftermarket wheels that are poorly designed and cannot take stock lug nuts. I just swapped some black Gorilla lugs on in place of my stockers and it used the same size socket as stock.
     

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