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Mine all came off fine by hand as well with zero issues. I however opTed to just go sans rings and think it looks great.
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I did it all by hand, no issues whatsoever. Cracking the thread locker definitely requires a little force but after that, it's like any other bolt. I was nervous because all the stories on here but there was absolutely no need to be.

I honestly think people using tools that are overkill for the job are part of the issue.

Also added the black rings.

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I figured I'd get to it eventually but reading the stories of people screwing it up has definitely kept me from making it one of my first mods. The wheels just look so much better in all black
 

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There is thread locker on the bolts from the factory right? Thank you.
 

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I took the trim rings off. Started them by hand then used the gun. No Problems. Then I put the real Ford bead lock rings on that had been sitting on my kitchen table for 12 months, after I had them powder coated, and anti seized them generously. Then took it down to get the 37 ko2's put on. The tire store put the tires on the rim without using the bead lock rings and left the big gap. Then they got to do it over correctly. This picture is before the zone 2 inch leveling kit. I did moderate off roading with out rubbing before the lift. Locked in both ends with 5 psi it is amazing.

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So wait, you're saying you removed that rings from your wheels, then removed the rings from another set of wheels, then installed each set on the other set of wheels?

Wouldn't it have been far easier to swap the wheels? :oops:;)
No. That would have required a trip to a tire shop as one set did not have tires.
 
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Nice job, which rings did you get and how much?
Thank you. I purchased a set of wildtrak rims and transferred the rings. After selling the rims with my silver rings installed, it hurt my wallet $50 +fuel, some lengthy drive time and a set of sensors out of my wife's base steelies.
 
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My experience was also flawless. I have my warm alloy beauty rings for sale- only 50 miles on vehicle before swap.

My vehicle looks so much better, as does yours. I should be receiving black lug nuts today, and they should make it look even better.

Do you like the tint on your vehicle? I'm on the fence.
Thank you. I like the aggressive look of the tint more than anything but I'm not overly impressed with the installation but it was only 300 for ceramic so.........I'm not going to have it redone nor am I going to remove it
 
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I think the initial loosening by hand is the key. When you start out with the impact gun, if one of the bolts has an issue, you probably wouldn't notice until it's too late.

Nice write up.
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What sliders do you have on Wildtrak? Or those retractable steps?
Haha! That's a base with wildtrak rings! Factory rock rails off a beautiful antimatter blue bronco.
 
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Mine all came out fine too. Cracked by hand with a ratchet and then zipped out with a 1/4"' impact. I could swear I used a TP45 though.
Maybe they change em up to keep us on our toes.....my TP45 would not go.
 
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I took the trim rings off. Started them by hand then used the gun. No Problems. Then I put the real Ford bead lock rings on that had been sitting on my kitchen table for 12 months, after I had them powder coated, and anti seized them generously. Then took it down to get the 37 ko2's put on. The tire store put the tires on the rim without using the bead lock rings and left the big gap. Then they got to do it over correctly. This picture is before the zone 2 inch leveling kit. I did moderate off roading with out rubbing before the lift. Locked in both ends with 5 psi it is amazing.

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NICE!!!! Race red is badass too!!!
The gloss black rings look great!
Thank you! They change the vehicle.
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