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    Thread: Aftermarket wheel market has gone to the dogs RANT

    1. Member Hawk's Avatar
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      09-29-2012 12:56 AM #36
      Came for the bear wheels.

      Had to post them myself.



      Left half disappointed, half satisfied.

      (Page 2 ownage)

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      09-29-2012 02:25 AM #37
      I had no problems with selection at all. My last set of Yoko Advan RZ's were the best wheels I've ever bought.

      I think the problem isn't one of choice, but what you see is that the market is being flooded by other cheap rim manufacturers. The good ones are still there, actually.

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      09-29-2012 02:27 AM #38
      I blame china.

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      09-29-2012 02:39 AM #39
      Order online or buy from private sellers.

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      09-29-2012 02:42 AM #40
      Quote Originally Posted by packthis View Post
      Thanks Japanese tuners and blingers, thanks for turning the wheel market to crap. Where have all the tasteful euro inspired wheels of the 80's and 90's gone? 3/4 the selection at a major tire retailer for my lowly 4-100 bolt pattern is now tuner or bling flavor and a majority of those are some no name brand.
      Oh please! The market is there but you need to actually spend the money. Check out CCW.

      Here are my 3-piece stepped lip, 5-spoke, custom LM5s. I designed them for max strength, minimum weight and enough clearance to fit Brembo GT series BBK:





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      Please consider your audience before saying something sensible. 80% of TCL drivers were actually banned from Formula 1 for being too fast.
      A turbocharger is a device in where exhaust gases go in, witchcraft happens, and then you go faster.

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      09-29-2012 08:34 AM #41
      Penis wheels
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      09-29-2012 09:18 AM #42
      yes, a lot depends on trends - but if you don't see the wheels you like.... go elsewhere? There's plenty of selection out there for "vortex tastefully approved wheels"

    8. 09-29-2012 10:01 AM #43
      Quote Originally Posted by X-flow View Post
      i noticed the same thing. Everything looks cheap and is either gunmetal, or black with a polished lip and fake 2 piece bolts
      No,no. Hyper black, Hyper silver or gunmetal.
      I'm really just here for the pancakes.
      I'm Sorry Hachi... I love you.

    9. 09-29-2012 04:09 PM #44
      Quote Originally Posted by TabulaVicious View Post
      Just stick to BBS.
      Sadly, some of the newer BBS wheels are taking the "designer" route. Besides, their prices are so far out of my affordability range they're not even in consideration.
      I too am disappointed by the wheel styles out there for all the reasons cited, and notice even OEM wheels are sporting some of those cliches.

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      09-29-2012 04:12 PM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by Hawk View Post
      Came for the bear wheels.

      Had to post them myself.



      Left half disappointed, half satisfied.

      (Page 2 ownage)
      I would rock Ronal Bears all day.

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