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      07-11-2012, 10:47 PM   #45
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How about these Klassen's?

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      07-13-2012, 06:53 PM   #46
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how about tech1 wheels? they had some goodforged, concave, monoblock designs...

edit: http://www.6speedonline.com/forums/9...ed-wheels.html psot 169...
these look promising.. but i'm having a hard time finding the manufacturer's website. do you know if this company is even still in business?
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      07-14-2012, 05:57 PM   #47
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these look promising.. but i'm having a hard time finding the manufacturer's website. do you know if this company is even still in business?
no idea honestly...

perhaps a pm to tech 1 mike on 6speedonloine might get you more info..IIRC they are located in so cal..

here's his profile page on 6speed....looks like he's still active on the boards, last log in was 7/11/12

http://www.6speedonline.com/forums/member.php?u=23029

gl and keep us posted..
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      07-15-2012, 05:23 AM   #48
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      07-15-2012, 05:27 AM   #49
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problem is they aren't forged. they're flow-formed (cast).
Whats wrong with cast?
Not a darn thing!
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      07-15-2012, 12:44 PM   #50
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Whats wrong with cast?
Not a darn thing!
nothing wrong with cast, just don't market them as "forged"
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      07-15-2012, 12:50 PM   #51
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^ and don't race with them or hit big pot holes.
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      07-15-2012, 01:53 PM   #52
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forgeline... hands down
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      07-15-2012, 10:37 PM   #53
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got with HRE, keeps it value better down the line in case you want to sell it. Even if the other wheels are a lil more concaved...your rockin HRE imo
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      07-15-2012, 11:06 PM   #54
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^ and don't race with them or hit big pot holes.
Enkei and TSW wheels have been around longer than these fly-by-night forged wheel dealers.....and both have been used on racing cars. I've owned both and they are more resiliant than forged wheels.
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      07-15-2012, 11:18 PM   #55
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Like these cast Rota wheels???

http://onelap.rochesterdsm.org/2012/...d-our-saviors/

3 out of 5 rotas cracked on this 8 day event.

I ran with a set of forged rims made by HRE. I didn't bring a spare. didn't need to.
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      07-16-2012, 01:20 AM   #56
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Dpe mt series, not bad
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      07-16-2012, 10:17 AM   #57
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I wouldn't suggest DPE to anyone. They use the same cutting company as ADV.1 (MHT in Cali), they only place orders for the barrels and lips after the face is cut(on multipiece wheels), and they use a third party to powdercoat the wheel.
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      07-16-2012, 10:44 AM   #58
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Oh, but the mt series are monoblocks......beats me
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      07-16-2012, 10:46 AM   #59
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Oh, but the mt series are monoblocks......beats me
MHT still cuts their wheels. DPE owns no equipment.
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      07-16-2012, 10:49 AM   #60
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Haha, I will take your word for it
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Stick to HRE, Volk, Advan, BBS, and maybe Forgeline, or Fikse and be done with it...
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Like these cast Rota wheels???

http://onelap.rochesterdsm.org/2012/...d-our-saviors/

3 out of 5 rotas cracked on this 8 day event.

I ran with a set of forged rims made by HRE. I didn't bring a spare. didn't need to.
I didn't say anything about Rota. There are some cast wheels where the quality is unquestioned and I would take over any forged wheel besides HRE, BBS, Rays.
MMR Wheels, Enkei and TSW have been making wheels before many of you were born. MMR have making OEM wheels a long time and the last 20 years they got into the aftermarket industry. Enkei and TSW have been around long and have been used by many racing teams. I would love if any of these companies made multipiece wheels. Actually, TSW does make some multipiece wheels for specific applications. There are Mandrus for Benz and Beyern Wheels for BMW.
Vossen is also a cast wheel I would trust completely. I know people in the industry who say it's one of the very best made wheels out there. They back it up with a 5 year warranty. Who else does that?

Cast wheels are not inferior. They are just a little heavier.....which means nothing if you're not racing for money.
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But Vossen are heavy
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      07-18-2012, 01:07 PM   #64
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guys, hoping to get some references to some specific wheels rather than debate the virtues of various wheel companies. anyone know of anything that fits the bill? again, they should be, forged (and only forged), one piece, and super-concave.
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These look pretty conical to me.



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guys, hoping to get some references to some specific wheels rather than debate the virtues of various wheel companies. anyone know of anything that fits the bill? again, they should be, forged (and only forged), one piece, and super-concave.
Morr VS8.2s get my vote. in a 19x10 sqaure set up like tighties. they are so concave. I f you ever want to see them let me know. THe new HRE sc line are really concave too, i saw biglares e90 at HRE open house and they look amazing
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