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    Thread: Turbo Wheels Own You - Version 2

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      07-09-2010 02:12 PM #36
      So much f'n win!

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      07-09-2010 02:19 PM #37
      How cool that the've brought back the classic '62 Buick hupcap!





      j/k...

      I love good turbo-style wheels!
      I love cars, but the problem is they are like schroedinger's hobby. They're always in a quantum superstate of being both awesome and a huge waste of time and money... until observation momentarily forces them into one state or another.

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      07-09-2010 02:52 PM #38
      God I love all these wheels

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      07-09-2010 02:58 PM #39
      awesome thread

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      07-09-2010 07:35 PM #41

      speedline's

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      07-09-2010 08:31 PM #43
      Great post, OP!
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      For sale here on the forums.

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      07-09-2010 09:14 PM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by third_attempt View Post

      For sale here on the forums.
      always wondered what my car would look like with turbos... was gonna buy a set back when they were closing em out

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      07-10-2010 07:55 AM #47
      My Ronal Turbo phase 1's

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      07-10-2010 12:31 PM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by VertigoGTI View Post
      Love everything about these...



      I think they look better by themselves. Putting them on a car would just make them look worse.
      They look great on cars!









      All shamelessly stolen from Honda-tech. Can't seem to find anything but Hondas with BBRs of any style.
      Last edited by konigwheels; 07-10-2010 at 12:41 PM.

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      07-10-2010 12:53 PM #49
      This is amazing. And thanks for the explanation on page one. I was also wondering what their purpose was, and now that I know, I love them even more.

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      07-10-2010 01:04 PM #50
      If I could find a set of BB Arrows...I would buy a car to put them on.

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      07-11-2010 08:43 AM #52
      not my taste personally

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      07-15-2010 04:05 PM #53
      Moar pics?
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      07-15-2010 04:30 PM #54
      Sweet thread!

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      submit more. This took me about 5 years to compile

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      07-15-2010 05:01 PM #56
      This thread makes me want some Compomotive THs, shame they cost a bloody arm and a leg.

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      07-15-2010 10:54 PM #58
      Can anyone confirm if these are true turbo wheels, or just turbo-styled?

      Quote Originally Posted by Surf Green
      The real world is more ruthless than TCL, and sensitivity was never one of Darwin's strong points.

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      07-16-2010 11:40 PM #59
      some of my 15" rikens. the ones posted on the first page are 14's i believe. they have a more flat face where as mine have a concave face.

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    28. 07-20-2010 09:40 AM #64
      ....wow

    29. 07-20-2010 10:09 AM #65
      No vette love?




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      07-20-2010 10:19 AM #66
      I was just considering the aerodynamic implications...

      If the turbines were setup to move air out from under the car, they'd work in a similar way to ground effect fans installed in some 70s race cars. They'd help create a low pressure zone under the car, which causes down force. Was that one of the reasons to use these wheels?
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      07-21-2010 11:23 AM #67
      Not for most of them, as far as I know anyway...they were used primarily for brake cooling. Audi however DID do their own aero development with the wheel fans used on their Trans Am and IMSA GTO cars to do just that (draw air from under the car to create low pressure, and therefore, ground effect aero)

      From what I was reading that's why they didn't use standard BBS wheel fans, but developed their own designs.
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    32. 07-23-2010 01:00 PM #68
      my new kicks, Aero R50s in 16":


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      07-23-2010 01:04 PM #69
      Quote Originally Posted by vwtoby View Post
      my new kicks, Aero R50s in 16":

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      Who did you buy them from?

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      07-24-2010 07:20 AM #70
      http://chapeltech.net/turbowheels/co...rvetterims.jpg

      these are known as "crenshaw classics", and were available with a wide array of center logos (caddilac, bmw, mercedes, etc)


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