Wheel rims do crack see photo

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Tue Nov 13, 2007 10:31 pm

Yes wheel rims do crack, this has been discussed before many times, this rim that you see in the photo cracked in two places, it comes off a Toyota Hilux 2wd bakkie at work, this rim is one of the local manufactured ones, they cannot take the punch of The Transkei roads between Queenstown and Durban.

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This is why I bought the rims for my Hilux from America, they cost me R800. each which sounds like a lot of money, the rim in the photo costs about R200. each.

The American rims can handle rock crawling, they are like the ones that Riceburner is selling.
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Wed Nov 14, 2007 1:57 pm

Hi Simon,

Just wondering, aren't rims supposed to have an SABS mark? If so, would be interesting to hear what the relevant parties have to say about this.


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Wed Nov 14, 2007 8:41 pm

Will have a look and then contact them.
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