Closest wheel to OEM?

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I have the XR package and not a fan of the wheels. I'm tryin to copy the concept 392, red seats and all, so I want the OEM wheels but they are too small for wider tires so looking for a close match. Is this Dirty Life the best option? Color is close but too gold so I'd still have them powered coated to color match. Beadlock needs to be all black too. Lugs need to be bigger and poke out too. Picky, I know. Anyone seen a better option in a 9" wheel? Does anyone make custom wheels? I'm sure they'd be expensive, but worth asking. I really love the OEM wheels.

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I installed the Dirty Life in black with the optional beadlocks. The hole for the lugs are deep. I used the Gorilla locking lugs that are pretty long, guessing about 1 3/4-2" and they only poke out about 1/4". If needed I can get you a pic when I get home. These are the lugs on the stock wheels.
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I installed the Dirty Life in black with the optional beadlocks. The hole for the lugs are deep. I used the Gorilla locking lugs that are pretty long, guessing about 1 3/4-2" and they only poke out about 1/4". If needed I can get you a pic when I get home. These are the lugs on the stock wheels.View attachment 2147
YES! Thank you for this. I'd love to see some pics of the DL on your Jeep.
 
Really just wish Jeep would make the oem wheels in a 9" as an option.
 
I know it probably does not help much but you gain a 1/2" on the stock wheel when you use the optional bead lock rings.

The color on the OG wheel is pretty dark. I don't think I have seen it on another wheel so powder paint may be the best option for color and just find a wheel that matched the style as close as you can. The Dirty Life is as close to the style as I have seen. I have not seen a style closer to OG, the spiders if that's what we would call them start more center on most aftermarket wheels and further from center after the lugs on the OG wheel. It just gives the OG a unique look.

In a 9" wheel those are probably your best bet.
 
I know it probably does not help much but you gain a 1/2" on the stock wheel when you use the optional bead lock rings.

The color on the OG wheel is pretty dark. I don't think I have seen it on another wheel so powder paint may be the best option for color and just find a wheel that matched the style as close as you can. The Dirty Life is as close to the style as I have seen. I have not seen a style closer to OG, the spiders if that's what we would call them start more center on most aftermarket wheels and further from center after the lugs on the OG wheel. It just gives the OG a unique look.

In a 9" wheel those are probably your best bet.
Appreciate the response. Think I might start with the gun metal ones and then color match from there. Jeep is being picked up in Chicago today and will be here Monday so then the fun begins.

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I have used Powdertech here locally with good success. If they have something close they do a good job with the paint.

I know the wait is difficult but its worth it. You will have a lot of fun with it.
 
How about the ICON Rebound Pro Beadlock Wheel in Bronze 17x8.5 -6mm / 4.5" BS?
 

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Here are the Dirty Life with chrome splined lugs
 

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Link to the lugs? And any pics of your full Jeep with them on it?
Gorilla Automotive 76644NBC Black 14mm x 1.50 Thread Size Chrome Finish Duplex Acorn Wheel Lock with 6-Lug Nut, (Pack of 24) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00SF8ES8E/ref=cm_sw_r_apan_glt_fabc_QMP3HQA51KGQTQ918XAP

I will send pics when done. Right now it only has 3 wheels and looks like it has a 7 inch lift. On jack stands for Teraflex 1" leveling spacer in front and DV8 adjustable bump stops. These are 17×9 -12 offset beeadlocks with 35x12.5x17 Nitto Ridge Grapplers.
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Talked to Scott Blum. The concept wheels were a one off set made to run 37s. Same style but different back spacing and the full beadlock. You can see in these pics that they actually recess in more like the Dirty Life wheels than the regular 392 wheels they made it to production. Those are closer to flat.
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