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Old 12-05-2006, 10:41 PM   #1
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Wheell Suggestion for the 330

So, after a year and a half of driving the 330, our family has managed to bend 5 wheels.

like that^^

so...we are going to need new wheels. Moms paying..so shes alright with paying up to 500 or so a wheel. What do you guys suggest?
Keep in mind we drive on mountain passes all the time, being we live in the mountains. The roads also arent the best quality wise...so pot holes are an issue we cant get around.


What do you suggest? We need strong and lightweight(if possible). I know nothing about the subject, so help me out.

here is a pic of the car. also...wheels have to look good.
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Old 12-05-2006, 11:13 PM   #2
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it'll be tough to find something light weight that can handle crap like that. Do you have wheel shops where you could ask an expert?
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Old 12-05-2006, 11:20 PM   #3
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heh expert. I hate going to shops..they just want quick money. No one around here knows how to help people.
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Old 12-05-2006, 11:22 PM   #4
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SOme BBS would be nice, if not SSR's...

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Old 12-05-2006, 11:29 PM   #5
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Old 12-05-2006, 11:45 PM   #6
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^Yeah If they are strong for the pot holes
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Old 12-05-2006, 11:58 PM   #7
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Yeah some smaller sized wheels would do a lot better. heck look for some rally wheels
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Old 12-06-2006, 08:13 AM   #8
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^^^ +1

i was gonna say the same thing. and it sucks too.

smaller wheel, more rubber, and more survivability for the rim on $hitty roads.
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Old 12-06-2006, 11:07 AM   #9
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shit, i've bent two wheels on 15s. if smaller wheels didn't look so bad (and actually was feasible), i might get some 3s.
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Old 12-06-2006, 12:04 PM   #10
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Just make sure that you buy Forged rather than Cast wheels.

They are tougher because of the forging.
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Old 12-06-2006, 08:30 PM   #11
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Just make sure that you buy Forged rather than Cast wheels.

They are tougher because of the forging.
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well im still looking. Were arent making a decision till Jan.
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