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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-04-2018, 10:06 AM Thread Starter
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Alloygator Rim Protection

Has any one installed the alloygator wheel & rim protection to protect their rims ?
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There's also a similar product called Rimblade. The only bad thing I've read is that if they were to come off for some reason while driving that they can damage your fenders.

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Rice racer crap! Not my personal taste.

I see them installed on a lot of imports and have seem them falling off.

While you're at it, get some tribal graphics to complete the look.

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Personally I wouldn't recommend anything that compromises the outside bead of your tires. I'm not saying that it is likely, but under the right conditions if you have the outside bead of your tire fail it could be catastrophic.
I look at it this way, our cars are freakishly small so I can park an extra few inches away from the curb and still be well within a parking spot!
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Rice racer crap! Not my personal taste.

I see them installed on a lot of imports and have seem them falling off.

While you're at it, get some tribal graphics to complete the look.
He asked a simple question.

Have you used them or do you have any actual experience with them?

That info would be both constructive and helpful

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Rice racer crap! Not my personal taste.

I see them installed on a lot of imports and have seem them falling off.

While you're at it, get some tribal graphics to complete the look.
He asked a simple question.

Have you used them or do you have any actual experience with them?

That info would be both constructive and helpful
Agreed Rob.
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I did finally get them installed on the coupe . The installer told me they sit on the out side of the bead. I will let the forum know if i have any problems with them. I also got them installed on my Subaru. I really didn't do it for the looks but more for protection. Thanks for the feed back folks.

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I had never heard of them until this post. Just looked at the website to check them out and I think they look good. As for functionality and safety, Easy can let everyone know and after some time, I hope he does.

When I saw the company describing the "colour" I knew they weren't located in the Lower 48.

I agree the look can be over done (you can see some of that in the website's gallery), but a little contrasting color, I think, really draws the eye to a good looking wheel/tire combo.

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Last edited by Bama; 09-19-2018 at 11:24 AM. Reason: Checking on the cost - seems a bit expensive..
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