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Allergic2BunnyEars
PostPosted: Fri Dec 02, 2011 7:21 pm 
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Are replica wheels bad? Are manufacturer rims worth the extra cost?

Considering getting replica VW wheels at half the cost of manufacturer ones and I would like to know what are te possible pitfalls.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 03, 2011 1:25 am 
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 03, 2011 8:49 am 
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MG Man wrote:
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 03, 2011 6:17 pm 
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Replicas would be weaker but lighter and significantly cheaper.

OEM wheels would have a better finish and stronger than the replicas(most times) but are rediculous with their weight and price.

If you intend to have a lot of sidewall on your tire you might get away with the Replicas in Trini for a long time.

If you have no problem with good aftermarket wheels (volk, OZ etc) then you could probably go that way and get the best of everything.


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depends..........most OEM wheels are manufactured by one rim manufacturer or another...........find out who makes your rim and you might get the same or similar for much less


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:41 pm 
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Thanks guys. Goin with Enkei Fujin wheels.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:22 pm 
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Cyah make up my mind now :oops:


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 6:18 am 
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I no longer goin with these nah. Don't think they suit the style of the car I'm looking at.

TSW Nurburgring wheels are my new favourites


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being undecisive is a bad trait....u didnt even state the type of vehcle or colour...


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2012 6:35 am 
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Black Start wrote:
being undecisive is a bad trait....u didnt even state the type of vehcle or colour...


Well thank God I was indecisive and not undecisive.

Mk6 VW Jetta in tempest blue metallic


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smh.....i liking the last set of black enkei's, will compliment the blue real nice imho....


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decided to go with TSW Nurburgrings instead. Most likely in gunmetal. Pic colours off and the indicator for the car is not amber like in these pics but yuh get a general idea


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