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      03-20-2012, 05:44 AM   #29
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Drives: E92 M3 Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Taiwan

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Originally Posted by creaminz View Post
Man why even bother with replacement?? Just get the refund from them if possible. That is just not safe to put on your car. And those wheels cost $10k...why?
I'd rather save couple thousand dollars and get HRE.

Originally Posted by dbarnes View Post
So if it's a "raw material" failure then that brings into question the quality of the forgings they use to manufacture any of their wheels, especially if it's true they said "no promise it won't happen again" . If the wheel is properly designed, analyzed, and manufactured from a quality forging I would not expect to see such a large "net" section and/or bearing failure of the inner barrel ring/flange.

Eugene I definitely agree with creaminz and I'd ask for a refund because, IMO, it's a huge safety issue to run these wheels on the street. Good luck in getting this matter resolved.
I'll see if Pyspeed can help out with a refund

Past: Gintani stage3 M3, Cayman GTS
present: Porsche 993RWB, 964RS America,996 cupcar, 964 turbo 3.6,Macan Turbo,997GT2,930 turbo,i3, MINI JCW