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      03-27-2012 11:03 PM #1
      So ive owned my wagon for less than
      2 years now. Im on my sixth set of wheels and still not done there a few others id like to try. For instance omanyt,karthoums & vw motorsport wheels. First set 16" with snows,

      Second set 18 flat fives

      Third set 18 bbs vz

      Fourth set mb forged six slots

      Fifth set 18 samarkands

      Sixth set 18 team dynamic pro race 1.2 forge one piece wheels @ 19.8lbs
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      03-27-2012 11:44 PM #2
      I like the samarkands the most, very classy on the black waggy
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      03-27-2012 11:53 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by Bill6211789 View Post
      I like the samarkands the most, very classy on the black waggy
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      03-28-2012 12:45 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by Bill6211789 View Post
      I like the samarkands the most, very classy on the black waggy
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      03-28-2012 01:23 AM #5
      x4

      IMO best wheel for the wagon.

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      x5

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      03-28-2012 07:19 AM #7
      X6 but I also like the 6 slots.

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      03-28-2012 11:30 AM #8
      OK, so apparently I am strange cause I love the last set, dynamic pro's
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      03-28-2012 11:49 AM #9
      Looks, the Samarkands... Weight, love the dynamic pros. I will probably buy some OEM reps whenever I get around to new wheel, but if money was no option I would drop the O.Z. Alleggerita HLT's in 18" Anthracite Painted at 17.8lbs each in a hot minute.

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      03-28-2012 11:52 AM #10
      I like the flat fives that's because I want them.. But I like the last set also

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      03-28-2012 12:09 PM #11
      thanks every one for your comments. i've never owned a car this long. this wheel thing seems to be working for me. the dynamic motorsport wheel is my first set of after market wheels in 5 years. and just to be safe i bought 5. will not go past 18" nyc roads unless i snag some helios i've seen some insane wheel set up's on dubs. from pink wheels,range rover,x5 and even maxima wheels. @ first i thought it was strange, but its just a dub thing. so i'll keep on dubbin and maybe some color soon

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      03-28-2012 12:18 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by 1Slow B6 View Post
      I like the flat fives that's because I want them.. But I like the last set also
      always open to offers i'm trying to downsize a bit maybe just 3 sets i had 6 sets of wheels a month ago hence wheel problem. down to 4 sets now

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      03-28-2012 12:36 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by bkpapi12 View Post
      always open to offers i'm trying to downsize a bit maybe just 3 sets i had 6 sets of wheels a month ago hence wheel problem. down to 4 sets now
      You still own that many sets? I assumed the pics were of wheels you previously owned.

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      03-28-2012 12:43 PM #14
      IIRC I previously told you to polish those flat fives and you'll be money. It's hard to beat a five spoke wheel on our cars. Although they are probably the heaviest of all of them.
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      03-28-2012 04:47 PM #15
      Got quoted $400 to polish flat fives. And yes they weigh 29lbs a pop and samarkands 28lbs i think.
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      03-31-2012 11:37 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by bkpapi12 View Post
      always open to offers i'm trying to downsize a bit maybe just 3 sets i had 6 sets of wheels a month ago hence wheel problem. down to 4 sets now
      Ahh wish I would of known that before I picked up this set of amgs that I was planning on refinishing lol

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      04-03-2012 06:56 PM #17
      Apr is now importing my wheels at least mine are stamped
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      04-03-2012 07:47 PM #18
      I love vz's they look great keep up the wheel whoring
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      04-12-2012 09:26 AM #19
      is it too early for winter wheels so i picked up another set of 5 team dynamic motorsport wheels in silver. these wheels are so light @<20lbs. knocking 20lbs off the front drive-train(oem samarkands wheels 29lbs 2x29=58lbs, 2x19.8=39.6, 58-39.6=18.4) feels like an extra 50 horse. and although i paid, full price. on a strictly limited offer. i got 5 for < the price of 4 cast wheels. i really am a bargain hunter. as for the look what can i say the wheels speak for themselves. being the only person @ a show with these wheels other than track cars priceless. not trying to brag just felt like sharing my enthusiasm and my find.

      ps i did not receive any discounts or incentives to review these wheels. this is just my honest opinion and i welcome feedback. i feel that if u receive discounts on certain items you shouldnt review them as your opinion might be bias. and if you do you should state it. just my opinion. keep on dubbing
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      04-12-2012 10:13 AM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by bkpapi12 View Post
      these wheels are so light @<20lbs. knocking 20lbs off the front drive-train(oem samarkands wheels 29lbs 2x29=58lbs, 2x19.8=39.6, 58-39.6=18.4) feels like an extra 50 horse.
      That is the one thing keeping me from buying a set of OEM Reps for my summer setup, I really REALLY want a set of lightweight wheels for just that reason. Our B6's are such fat pigs already (and with my lard a$$ behind the wheel) any opportunity to shed weight is a good thing!!

      ...too bad they aren't in 8.5" width!! Oh well
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      04-12-2012 10:51 AM #21
      [QUOTE=bkpapi12;76867339]

      Look great, eventually when I replace my wheels I'm definitely going light weight. Who says our passats can not be racecars,
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      04-12-2012 10:57 AM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by coderedcomputing View Post
      That is the one thing keeping me from buying a set of OEM Reps for my summer setup, I really REALLY want a set of lightweight wheels for just that reason. Our B6's are such fat pigs already (and with my lard a$$ behind the wheel) any opportunity to shed weight is a good thing!!

      ...too bad they aren't in 8.5" width!! Oh well
      they make an 8.5 but its 2.2lbs heavier @22lbs what's a 1/2" its not like you can say, im 6'1/2"tall lol you cant beat the specs 57.1mm center bore (no hub rings) they accept ball seat (no new bolts plus locks)forged & i couldnt pass on price less than $*00. shipped.

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      04-27-2012 10:35 PM #24
      have enough wheels?

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      04-27-2012 10:43 PM #25
      Oh whoa... what colors are those in the last few shots...

      I'm liking these more and more each time I see them... and the weight reduction just looks so tempting
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      Originally Posted by BRealistic: Resi-stance is futile

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      04-28-2012 07:40 AM #26
      U can Never have enough wheels lol
      5 wheels are bright silver. the 6th wheel is actually my 5th wheel on the anthracite set. i bought 2 sets of 5. i really love these wheels. And mpg's are up as well.
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    27. 04-28-2012 08:38 AM #27
      Never thought about 19's? I think 18's look too small in the passats huge arches

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      04-28-2012 03:47 PM #28
      would love 19's but a 35 tire in nyc, its not practical for me, i would have to swerve every where, slow down every where, then id feel like a honda drivermaybe some helios just for shows. its my daily and a city car. need a tuff wheel and team dynamic has sold me

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      04-28-2012 09:50 PM #29
      so i've been noticing an extra 40-50 miles per tank full and thought it was a fluke. but yet again an extra 40 miles per tank. im so stoked! at this rate the wheel's will pay for themselves

    30. 04-30-2012 12:35 PM #30
      The roads over here are awful too but I run 20" wheels 9j with 215/30. Hahaha

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      05-22-2012 08:36 PM #31
      No. 7 So i was bored and a lil tired of my summer tire rumble so i switched a lil early plus had to take tires of the samakands
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