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Old 10-22-2012, 12:03 PM
psetlak psetlak is offline
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Opinion on best wheel manufacturer

I'd like to get some thoughts on what everyone thinks is the best manufacturer of wheels for the F10? Vossen? ACS? Vorsteiner?
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Old 10-22-2012, 12:35 PM
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I always thought it's just preference.
After you get to a certain price, it's all up to which look you like best.
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Old 10-22-2012, 12:35 PM
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I prefer BBS, but I don't think anyone actually knows which brand is the best. That's nearly as controversial as claiming which brand of car is the best, since "the best" is highly subjective.

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Old 10-22-2012, 01:15 PM
Alan L. Alan L. is offline
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None of the ones you listed.

Wheel companies are a dime a dozen nowadays and most of them don't even make their own wheels. Theres only a few key companies that makes wheels for all of the smaller bushiness.

Styling aside my list of the BEST wheel companies out there - BBS, VOLK, FORGELINE. They make wheels good enough to be on legit racing teams plus have the history to back up their integrity.


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Old 10-22-2012, 04:03 PM
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If you're looking to reduce unsprung weight, take a look at Advan and/or Morr wheels. Generally forged wheels (and a couple of processes claiming to be close to forged) are lightest, you can drop 10-15 lbs per wheel or more over stock wheels. Forged wheels are also generally more expensive.
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