View Full Version : bead locks?

November 24th, 2004, 13:56
are there any bead locks that won't break the bank and are street legal in oregon?

November 24th, 2004, 13:57
oh yeah, they would have to be legal in AZ too.

November 24th, 2004, 20:45
I think there's only ONE company that makes a DOT approved beadlock. I can't remember the name of the company but it's the same people that make the OR HUMVEE beadlocks and they're SPENDY. Beadlocks are one of thos "grey areas" where they're not ILLEGAL, just not DOT approved. If you're not running flares, mudflaps, driving insane, etc. you're gonna get pulled over anyway and it's one more thing for the cops to hassle you over. I plan on buying TrailReady beadlocks as the budget allows and have no second thoughts about running them on the street.


November 25th, 2004, 11:41
most likely you won't get pulled over

November 25th, 2004, 12:17
most likely you won't get pulled over

No flares, no flaps, no front plate will get more attention than wheels. Like John said, the beadlocks are in a gray area. I've many friends who use them and have been pulled over with no mention of the wheels. Drive responsibly and have proper equipment in place and you should be fine. Don't attract undue attention to yourself. ;)

November 25th, 2004, 22:19
Eaton are about the cheapest next to the do it yourself ones. Haven't had experience with them personally. I've been running MRT's for a while now with good luck even on the highway.