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      05-17-2014, 11:04 PM   #1
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Volk or Advan?

Decided I wanted to go with a forged monoblock Japanese wheel.

Who makes the best quality wheel (rigidity, weight, sizing, fitment, etc.) (not considering price)? Volk? Advan? Another company?

I know BBS forges their monoblocks in Japan, but I wanted to be different from the BBS crowd.
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      05-17-2014, 11:07 PM   #2
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can't really go wrong with either of those
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can't really go wrong with either of those
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Most Volks/Rays wheels are forged, but not all Advan wheels are forged.

So just take that into account if you want a forged wheel.
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      05-18-2014, 11:06 AM   #5
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Rz-df in advan!
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I've been researching. Looks like all Volks are forged. Four Advans are forged: RZ-DF, RS-DF, GT and F7. And Rays forges wheels for Advan.

I guess it would come down to style and, I hate to say it, name recognition and street/industry cred.
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I'd go with TE37 and call it a day.
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They seem to be linked together in some way. I was at the VOLK stand at Bimerfest yesterday and they also had Advan wheels there too.
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Look at the Volk g25. Those are awesome
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They seem to be linked together in some way. I was at the VOLK stand at Bimerfest yesterday and they also had Advan wheels there too.
They are both distributed by mackin in the us.
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Both Volk and Advan make great wheels. For me it comes down to your desired look and fitment. I use the Advan TC3 because it looks great and is available in 10.5 et25 which allows for the use of a 295/35/18 tire. I also ran the Volk G25 for a while in 19" for the same reason (et25 available). A 295 won't fit with any offset lower than et25 on 10.5" wheel.
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Volks all day buddy
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Both Volk and Advan make great wheels. For me it comes down to your desired look and fitment. I use the Advan TC3 because it looks great and is available in 10.5 et25 which allows for the use of a 295/35/18 tire. I also ran the Volk G25 for a while in 19" for the same reason (et25 available). A 295 won't fit with any offset lower than et25 on 10.5" wheel.
Good info. I figured they were both imported by Mackin, but the booth at Bimmerfest just said VOLK. Must have been a Mackin booth in reality.
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