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      12-21-2011, 04:36 AM   #1
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Do they make HRE reps?

Do you know there is an HRE style rep in this model (but in matte black)?

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      12-21-2011, 09:13 AM   #2
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VMR V710 is a good example of HRE design knockoffs.
But they can't knock off quality from HRE though...
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      12-21-2011, 12:06 PM   #5
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Morr VS8.2 wheels are sort of a rep of the HRE p40. I love both wheels, HREs a little more.

Morr is a good example of a high quality wheel that is sort of a rep of an HRE wheel.

VMR wheels are cheap gravity cast rep wheels. I would not run them on my M3.

Avant Garde makes a higher quality low pressure cast rep that I would consider.
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CityOfAngels, when you knock off the original, you might not get the quality of the original. Just because they visually look similar, even if forged replicas, they might not have the engineering and design that is put into our wheels.

Please contact us directly or one of our dealers for pricing. I would also take a look at classifieds, you might find a set of used HRE Wheels within a price point you can justify.
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Thanks guys. I meant similar design like avant garde, not a Chinese copy that says HRE on them.
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Thanks guys. I meant similar design like avant garde, not a Chinese copy that says HRE on them.
I think that's what they meant as well. Just because they have name brand still can be considered a replica/knockoff.
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^ ^ why did you discontinued the HRE 546 style? was the best looking wheel! (for me)
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/\ i see a lot of discontinued model of HREs makes me sad cuz they were nice.
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      12-23-2011, 03:09 PM   #13
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Morr VS8.2 wheels are sort of a rep of the HRE p40. I love both wheels, HREs a little more.

Morr is a good example of a high quality wheel that is sort of a rep of an HRE wheel.

VMR wheels are cheap gravity cast rep wheels. I would not run them on my M3.

Avant Garde makes a higher quality low pressure cast rep that I would consider.
There are many distinctions between both designs. Spoke profile, curvature, depth, outer lip, inner lip, and mostly concavity are all very different and distinguishable.

To the OP, if you are interested in an HRE P40 replica, VMR, Avant Garde, Eurotek and RTR all make replicas. The process of designing, engineering and manufacturing a high quality forged wheel is a very expensive one. If you are interested in the HRE P40 I would recommend you contact HRE Wheels, or Lon@HRE, and inquire about how to obtain a set. If your budget does not allow, there are other alternative high end wheels out there that you can purchase for a lower price while maintaining the same quality level.
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There are many distinctions between both designs. Spoke profile, curvature, depth, outer lip, inner lip, and mostly concavity are all very different and distinguishable.

To the OP, if you are interested in an HRE P40 replica, VMR, Avant Garde, Eurotek and RTR all make replicas. The process of designing, engineering and manufacturing a high quality forged wheel is a very expensive one. If you are interested in the HRE P40 I would recommend you contact HRE Wheels, or Lon@HRE, and inquire about how to obtain a set. If your budget does not allow, there are other alternative high end wheels out there that you can purchase for a lower price while maintaining the same quality level.
+1 , finally a vendor that didn't just try to push their product on somebody. This kind of thing gains mad respect in my book, as a company and an individual.
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+1 , finally a vendor that didn't just try to push their product on somebody. This kind of thing gains mad respect in my book, as a company and an individual.
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