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Wheel Simulators

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by edcolo, Apr 3, 2005.

  1. edcolo

    edcolo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    I just bought a 2005 F-450 Dump. I would like to know where do you guys get your wheel simulators from?

    Thanks,

    Ed
     
  2. bayfish

    bayfish LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 641

    I got mine from Northern Tool.
     
  3. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
    from usa
    Messages: 5,407

    I got some good but cheep ones from ebay.
     
  4. bnrhuffman

    bnrhuffman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 62

    Do the snap on simulators work ok or do they tend to pop off or make noise?
    The snap on ones seem easier to deal with and less expensive than the bolt on but I know nothing of how well they stay put.
     
  5. LB Landscaping

    LB Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,309

    I have the bolt on one and are very happy with them. JC Whitney usually has some real good prices.
     
  6. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
    from usa
    Messages: 5,407

    I have had good luck w/ both versions. The bolt on look more real.
     
  7. fga

    fga LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,449

    i got mine from ebay. awesome deal, and great sims. stainless steel. you'd be better off i think with the ones that go under your lug nuts for the anti-theft reasoning.
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=7965806593&category=33744

    this is the guy i bought from, $79 plus $30 shipping! these are a steal. and this guy shipped super fast. i recommended him to some guys near me, and they bought from him also. nothing but good things to say about them.
    these are the ones in the auction, on my truck..
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  8. fga

    fga LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,449

    how many lugs do you have, this guy also had 10 lug.
     
  9. spoolinaround

    spoolinaround LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 331

    get the bolt ons otherwse someone will steal them

    I got good results on my f-350 by covering the tire and shooting some gang banger ghetto chrome spray paint on them and they held up well
     

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