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      04-02-2012, 11:50 AM   #296
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Originally Posted by db71 View Post
Swamp,

All good points but the test is stated as such that if you use the most extreme offset and width which put the spokes at the least strength. Then all wheels inside that realm pass also. Now that is assuming you are testing to the amount of weight you need to be. I would think wheels tested at 1750# and twice that for cornering fatigue would be more than adequate for just about any small body car.

Once again I have the SAE test in PDF if anyone wants to see it.
Are you an engineer or a technitician or amp experience in the automotive industry? If not, I don't see how you are qualified to make a statement stating what's sufficient or not on a small body car.

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Another thing is that testing of the rim widths is done by the rim manufacturer. The only thing that is really being tested is the design in the forging.
You cannot be more wrong. Please don't make any comments regarding wheels testing, engineering and certification since you are misinforming a lot of people and do not have any clue of what you are talking about.