|10-28-2012, 12:17 PM||#1|
Forgestar: Affordable Wheels for your BMW!
CAMPIONISHOP presents Forgestar wheels. An exciting new company that debuted in 2009 with exciting new designs, manufacturing technology and unmatched pricing! It is that time of the year to prepare for the upcoming track season, get in on this opportunity to get great wheels at unbelievable pricing! We are one of Forgestar's biggest dealer and as such offer year-round specials on all their products!
Introducing the World's 1st 1 piece lightweight flow formed wheel lineup.
o All Forgestar wheels are provided with metal hub centric rings in order to mount the wheels.
18" Forgestar F14 have passed at a 1520 LBS or 690KG load rating and have JWL and VIA certification!
F14 Weights (will vary slightly depending on offset and wheel selection):
18x8.5: 17.6 lbs
18x10: 18.2 lbs
19x8.5: 22.5 lbs
19x10: 24.7 lbs
PM for pricing.
MSRP (per wheel)
For more wheel info:
Forgestar's flowforming process is a unique solution to a common problem – how to make a wheel both light and strong.
This specialized process begins with a low pressure type of casting and uses a special machine that spins the initial casting, heats the outer portion of the casting and then uses steel rollers pressed against the rim area to pull the rim to its final width and shape. The combination of the heat, pressure and spinning create a rim area with the strength similar to a forged wheel. During Flow Forming, the pressure applied to the cast rim actually changes its mechanical properties, so its strength and impact values become similar to those of a forged rim. That translates to up to 15% less weight when compared to a standard cast wheel. The resulting grain structure within the alloy of the wheel is linear, flowing in a single direction.
This grain structure pattern, combined with the exceptional quality of casting required for the process, gives the rim area of the wheel huge mechanical strength, and elongation. As a result of these mechanical characteristics, Forgestar is able to reduce the thickness of the rim area resulting in reduced weight, without compromising strength and resistance to impact.
Custom wheel orders cannot be canceled once the wheels are in production.
The making of a Forgestar wheel:
CF10 is now available in 19" too!
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