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    Thread: Twist 996: real or reps?

    1. Member F-word's Avatar
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      10-02-2012 11:50 AM #1
      Does anyone know how to tell if Porsche 996 turbo twists are real or reps?

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      10-02-2012 03:32 PM #2
      Anyone, please? Need to know ASAP. Couldn't find it on google.

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      10-03-2012 07:30 PM #3
      Can you look at the stamping on the back? If it is real, I'd think that there would be a Porsche part number stamped there.
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    4. 10-04-2012 04:47 PM #4
      The Porsche part # will be 996362xxxxx

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      10-04-2012 07:07 PM #5
      REPS , should say BBS in the back and have the size/width next to where the valve stem is...18x8/18x11

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      10-08-2012 11:56 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by ray32 View Post
      REPS , should say BBS in the back and have the size/width next to where the valve stem is...18x8/18x11
      false, there are 2 companies that make oe Porsche wheels with correct part #'s.. I have had twists and lobsters, both oe by different manufacturers.. are they hollow spokes?
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      10-09-2012 08:54 AM #7
      They must be hollow spoke if they are original

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      10-10-2012 05:56 PM #8
      Well, there is no porsche part numbers and on the back it says, "not original equipment". However, the rears are 18x10 et65 and the fronts are 18x8 et 50, I've searched these a million times and can't find reps with those offsets, only oem twists. Can anyone tell me how I can find out who makes them and what theyre worth? I've been searching these things for a while now and can't get any answers.

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      10-11-2012 08:27 AM #9
      Hartmann made and still makes replica wheels for many manufacturers, if they say they aren't oe, they obviously aren't. If they're in mint or close condition, I would guess $4-600 used w/out rubber or adapters. The offsets you stated are standard for Porsche, both 996 and 997 models, not really a big surprise.
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