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      06-19-2009, 09:32 PM   #23
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Are there any pics of the wheels for the GB?
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      06-19-2009, 10:25 PM   #24
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hey stalker, did you have any issues with them shipping these to Toronto? man I can't wait till these are done.
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hey stalker, did you have any issues with them shipping these to Toronto? man I can't wait till these are done.
Not at all.
But you do have to pay tax and duty on these since they are manufactured in Japan.
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Exactly!!!
I would not be surprised if the Neez wheels are actually produced in the same factory, but you would have to ask Shep about that.
RAC wheels are produced in small batches and normally only if there is enough interest for a run of wheels and you are basically buying direct, so no retailer is involved so there is less mark up is my guess.
But again, Shep or Chuck are the the owners and the best ppl to ask.
Neez wheels are made at the same factory as RAC: Taneishya.
So are the Champion Motorsport wheels.

All amazing quality and finish.

I am pretty sure that the Volk wheels are not from the same factory and also, I am pretty sure that the production method has differences.

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The reason RAC wheels are top of the line quality and are still a very reasonable price compared to HRE, Neez, etc. is because they are done by enthusiasts, for enthusiasts. I'm sure the RAC guys make a few bucks, as they should, but nowhere near the huge profits HRE and Neez make.

The ratio of price to quality (including design, looks, fitment, manufacturing process, attention to detail, finish quality, etc.) is simply untouchable by anything else on the market, PERIOD. It is almost too good to be true.

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Totally agree....

same quality wheels for less than neez but of course designs are different.
I don't fully know why the pricing is at what it is, but a few factors such as volume of the batch being produced and shipped together, as well as the margins on the wheels seem to play a big role in the pricing.

Neez manufactures one-off 8000ton magnesium wheels and I have been told that the capital investment on the 8000ton mold and set up costs are quite high in Japan for these one-offs, which lend to high pricing, too.

I have seen the RAC, Champion, and Neez wheels in person, and they are simply amazing wheels. by far, I think the best strength to weight ratio, out there.
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