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    Thread: Anyone know of wheels like MAE rivers or crown jewels.

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      09-29-2011 02:42 PM #1
      I love the MAE wheels but theyre so expensive and i cant afford. I know keskin has similiar wheels also. but i was wondering if anyone knows of anything that is another look alike and if theyre are reps of these wheels?

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      09-29-2011 03:07 PM #3
      These?

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      09-29-2011 03:13 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by DasHammer View Post
      These?
      yea i love em.. im about to drop 1400 on some.. but i dont wana spend it cause it will leave me broke. seeking an alternative

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      09-29-2011 03:19 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by Ross08 View Post
      yea i love em.. im about to drop 1400 on some.. but i dont wana spend it cause it will leave me broke. seeking an alternative
      $1400 is not that bad for real MAE's
      I would avoid knockoffs though, they tend to not handle bumps and whatnots as well as the real ones.

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      09-29-2011 03:20 PM #6
      true that but i ride low and slow... and i have flik arctics not expensive wheels and they take bumps like a champ. just depends how your drive them/ but ya im in college and only have 1500 bucks and i still need to get maitnence stuff for my car

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      09-29-2011 03:22 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by Ross08 View Post
      true that but i ride low and slow... and i have flik arctics not expensive wheels and they take bumps like a champ. just depends how your drive them/ but ya im in college and only have 1500 bucks and i still need to get maitnence stuff for my car
      what car do you have, it's not a red Jetta by any chance, is it?

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      09-29-2011 03:24 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Ross08 View Post
      true that but i ride low and slow... and i have flik arctics not expensive wheels and they take bumps like a champ. just depends how your drive them/ but ya im in college and only have 1500 bucks and i still need to get maitnence stuff for my car
      Just save up a bit more - or , play the trade game. Unfortunately your wheels arent worth more than 400 in the market, but maybe someone will trade you some BBS RCs for them, then clean those up, refinish if necessary, and trade up again (maybe +200), after 6-8 months you could end up with those MAEs for <500 out of your pocket.


      I went from HP Evos to one off Cargraphic 5x100 wheels for <450$ doing this over 1.5 years.

      Ah to be in college...
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      Spending all the money you have on wheels to the point where you will become broke.

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      09-29-2011 04:05 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by Calcvictim View Post
      what car do you have, it's not a red Jetta by any chance, is it?
      no sir

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      09-29-2011 04:06 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by greyvdub View Post
      Just save up a bit more - or , play the trade game. Unfortunately your wheels arent worth more than 400 in the market, but maybe someone will trade you some BBS RCs for them, then clean those up, refinish if necessary, and trade up again (maybe +200), after 6-8 months you could end up with those MAEs for <500 out of your pocket.


      I went from HP Evos to one off Cargraphic 5x100 wheels for <450$ doing this over 1.5 years.

      Ah to be in college...
      thats whay im trying to do. I can sell my wheels and tires for 500 and then i might throw cash on top for aristos or saw blades. maybe c5s

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      09-29-2011 04:10 PM #12
      You won't be able to find too many reps or "knockoffs" of these kinds of wheels. I do know that MAE do make a monoblock version of those wheels, but they are hard to find. I've only know of one set and my buddy just bought them.

      I have the ones that Work makes, the Euroline Type-N's and I love them. Here's a pic just for reference of the wheels I am talking about:

      This was when I first bought them and put them on:


      I have since now lowered the front coils. and this is how my car sits with these wheels:


      And crappy cellphone pic lol:



      Like others have said, just gotta keep looking around but you'll be definitely spending over $1000 for a set of these wheels used. Good luck man!
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      09-29-2011 04:26 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by LPhiE View Post
      You won't be able to find too many reps or "knockoffs" of these kinds of wheels. I do know that MAE do make a monoblock version of those wheels, but they are hard to find. I've only know of one set and my buddy just bought them.

      I have the ones that Work makes, the Euroline Type-N's and I love them. Here's a pic just for reference of the wheels I am talking about:

      This was when I first bought them and put them on:


      I have since now lowered the front coils. and this is how my car sits with these wheels:


      And crappy cellphone pic lol:



      Like others have said, just gotta keep looking around but you'll be definitely spending over $1000 for a set of these wheels used. Good luck man!
      thanks man and car looks awesome love those wheels. Ya im just trying to move up in the wheel game.

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      09-29-2011 04:32 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by Ross08 View Post
      thanks man and car looks awesome love those wheels. Ya im just trying to move up in the wheel game.
      Thanks.

      I started out the same way man in the wheel game lol. I had stock huffs, then powdercoated them all nice and pretty so I could sell them. Then took that money and bought some AMG wheels for cheap, refinished them and then traded them for the Works I now have. Just gotta be patient, which is the hardest part!

      Now, I wonder what wheels to get next....
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      09-29-2011 04:38 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by LPhiE View Post
      Thanks.

      I started out the same way man in the wheel game lol. I had stock huffs, then powdercoated them all nice and pretty so I could sell them. Then took that money and bought some AMG wheels for cheap, refinished them and then traded them for the Works I now have. Just gotta be patient, which is the hardest part!

      Now, I wonder what wheels to get next....
      I wish i could get some alphards ... i love those

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      09-29-2011 04:46 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by Ross08 View Post
      I wish i could get some alphards ... i love those
      Yes, those are pretty sweet.
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      09-29-2011 05:09 PM #17
      I hate to be that guy, but those wheels look horrible on a mkV.
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      09-29-2011 05:13 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      I hate to be that guy, but those wheels look horrible on a mkV.
      I agree. To me they honestly look like cheap bling wheels you'd buy from a corner rim shop. Not taking away from the wheels, but IMO they just don't work on that car.
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      09-29-2011 05:21 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      I hate to be that guy, but those wheels look horrible on a mkV.
      it's okay, i back that statement

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      09-29-2011 05:24 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by Ross08 View Post
      Ya im just trying to move up in the wheel game.
      Oh emkayfour, you never disappoint.
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      09-29-2011 05:27 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by SLK350 View Post
      Oh emkayfour, you never disappoint.
      lol what?

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      09-29-2011 05:32 PM #22
      If this is the OP's car:



      He almost drove my mother off the interstate a couple months ago. I was trailing a few cars behind her, this **** came up weaving through traffic, nearly sideswiped an SUV, and merged into my mother's lane directly beside her, forcing her onto the shoulder.

      Ross08, I hope that when you go to buy wheels, the seller holds you at gunpoint, takes all your money, and steals your car. You don't deserve any of it.

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      09-29-2011 05:33 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by Ross08 View Post
      lol what?
      You kids and your desire to be different just like everybody else. It's all really mundane and laughable.

      By the way, those wheels won't look good on anything other than a 1990s sedan for the most part. The design doesn't compliment a late model econobox at all.
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      09-29-2011 05:47 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by 3 Money Pits View Post
      He almost drove my mother off the interstate a couple months ago. I was trailing a few cars behind her, this **** came up weaving through traffic, nearly sideswiped an SUV, and merged into my mother's lane directly beside her, forcing her onto the shoulder.

      Ross08, I hope that when you go to buy wheels, the seller holds you at gunpoint, takes all your money, and steals your car. You don't deserve any of it.


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      09-29-2011 05:55 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by 3 Money Pits View Post
      If this is the OP's car:



      He almost drove my mother off the interstate a couple months ago. I was trailing a few cars behind her, this **** came up weaving through traffic, nearly sideswiped an SUV, and merged into my mother's lane directly beside her, forcing her onto the shoulder.

      Ross08, I hope that when you go to buy wheels, the seller holds you at gunpoint, takes all your money, and steals your car. You don't deserve any of it.
      hey buddy before u make such an accusation that wasnt me. i have only had this car since late august. i bought this car form a kid up near wooster. so go take your aderol and calm down *******.

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      09-29-2011 05:57 PM #26
      Just be a man and get some Corvette wheels.
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      Wooster?

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      09-29-2011 05:58 PM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      You kids and your desire to be different just like everybody else. It's all really mundane and laughable.

      By the way, those wheels won't look good on anything other than a 1990s sedan for the most part. The design doesn't compliment a late model econobox at all.
      and whatever honestly when people say they dont like my car i could care less. im changing alot on it. the wheels lights etc. but if noone likes my style and what i do i can care less. there are people out there that agree with my style. if u dont like it dont post.

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      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      Just be a man and get some Corvette wheels.
      im trying to get sawblades

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      09-29-2011 06:46 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      I hate to be that guy, but those wheels look horrible on a mkV.
      You can be that guy, no worries!

      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      I agree. To me they honestly look like cheap bling wheels you'd buy from a corner rim shop. Not taking away from the wheels, but IMO they just don't work on that car.
      The chrome matches well with the Tornado Red color though.

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      it's okay, i back that statement
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      You kids and your desire to be different just like everybody else. It's all really mundane and laughable.

      By the way, those wheels won't look good on anything other than a 1990s sedan for the most part. The design doesn't compliment a late model econobox at all.
      To each their own and I am only doing what I like. Other people and what they do is not my business.

      They look a lot better in person and I like them and full faced wheels in general, but I plan on taking the chrome (which is the original chrome, so for 15 year old wheels, they have held up great lol) off the faces and refinishing them. Haven't decided between polished or silver, or brushed metal finish, but it will have to wait until after the wedding is paid and done for.

      Some things are just more important then my car and how it looks.
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      10-01-2011 01:04 PM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by Ross08 View Post
      hey buddy before u make such an accusation that wasnt me. i have only had this car since late august. i bought this car form a kid up near wooster. so go take your aderol and calm down *******.


      Oh yeah... Definitely you. Right timeframe, too.

      Lemme guess... You're a teen, this is the first "fast" car you've owned, so you've gotta drive it flat out or lock 'em up everywhere, at the expense of the safety of other drivers?

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      10-01-2011 01:14 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by 3 Money Pits View Post
      Lemme guess... You're a teen, this is the first "fast" car you've owned, so you've gotta drive it flat out or lock 'em up everywhere, at the expense of the safety of other drivers?

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      Lulz, no one cares. Just take another sip and calm down.

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