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ive been looking too, but im not gonna have 2 sets of wheels and true BLs are not DOT street legal or at least I dont feel like doing the constant maintenance
 

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ive been looking too, but im not gonna have 2 sets of wheels and true BLs are not DOT street legal or at least I dont feel like doing the constant maintenance
rims do not need to have a DOT number to be legal, unless your state has a safety inspection that requires it.

alot of prerunner guys i have discussed this with in the past just keep a torque wrench handy and hit the bolts every once in a while. most of them have no problems at all, just preventative maintenance.
 

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rims do not need to have a DOT number to be legal, unless your state has a safety inspection that requires it.

alot of prerunner guys i have discussed this with in the past just keep a torque wrench handy and hit the bolts every once in a while. most of them have no problems at all, just preventative maintenance.
Im a state inspector so thats not the issue. More the cops here in Sugar Land. I never had a problem with my roof light till I moved here 3yrs ago and have been pulled over 3 times and told to turn them off theyre illegal. The small blue leds in the Piaa's not the main/fogs themselves. Those are wired to be on with ignition and I finally pulled the bulbs.
Im in the market for tires and wheels right now since my BFG At's are getting low(too low to go to Moab) and whats left once I get new tires and wheels will go up in smoke:)
 

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its probably not the lights, but the color of the lights. you would have to check your states vehicle code, but i speculate that blue exterior lights is probably prohibited in every state- the justification being that blue lights are for emergency vehicles only.

in cali, we have regulations as to how many "fog", "driving", "parking", and "running" lights we can have illuminated while driving on a public roadway (where the vc is enforced). so the number of lights that you have illuminated might have had something do do with it as well. i'm not familiar with your setup, or your state's vc, so i don't know for sure.

on the subject of wheels, i'm familiar with the vc here in cali, and i have friends that are very credible sources for this info. while researching beadlocks, i did some research about the legality of running them on the streets- and found nothing. i found a bunch of prerunner guys that constantly get pulled over for everything but their wheels being beadlocks, and i was also told, "the wheels need to be able to safely support the weight of the vehicle."

some beadlock wheels (omf, for example) use regular wheels that you could mount on any truck, and modify them to be beadlocks. so there is another question- if those wheels are 'legal' and you modify them into a beadlock wheel, but it doesn't change the integrity of the wheels ability to support the weight of the vehicle, what exactly makes it illegal? probably part of the reason why this is not in lawbooks.

i'm not trying to convince you, i'm just trying to convey info i found through some research that you might find usefull.
 

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Well The Cops Never Stated Color, They Just Said No Lights At All On The Roof Can Be On. I Didnt Want To Ask Them What About Dullies, Etc That Have Amber Clearance Lights On The Roof.
The Laws If Any On Beadlocks(if There Are) Probobly Have To Do With Yes Not Designed For Highway Use As Some Drag Wheels Also Are Not, And Tires. However Most Are Nowdays. Or With Someone Running Them On The Street, Not Maintaining Them And Haveing A Sudden Loss Of Tire Pressure And Accident. I Have Seen Several People Selling Beadlocks And Stating A Few Bolts Were Missing....makes You Wonder About How Much The Checked Them Really, Evidently Not Enough :)
 
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