I've been running 2 of the 36" white whips on the back of my boat for 3 years at Parker. They put out a lot of light and definitely stand out when floating at night. Only downside is I cant see shit behind me when they are on unless I block them out with my hand. If you turn them where the LED...
I went outside and rounded up some of the most popular inserts customers use.
All are 3/8-16 from left to right.
Pros .. Easy to buy, small outside diameter.
Cons.. unscrew easily, special install tools and taps required, weakest of the inserts.
Pros.. same outside...
Nope. Boyd's rims had a billet center section with two spun outer hoops welded. The drops from the spun parts turned into steering wheels and 15" rims were kind of the norm then which only left so big a part to work with. The offset stamping on the Impy's was done at the same place so the size...
You can put some tape on it before foam buy the only place it touches the foam mold is right up by the end of the spoke. The aluminum is polished before mold and the main issue with scratches is the transport to and from. Trivia question.... why are the wheels so small?