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    Default What is your favourite wheel and why?

    Like the headline says. And since 99% of us, including myself, is gonna say RSs, I would like a number two wheel aswell (or more). And RMs go under RSs, so no "RSs and RMs" answers

    My favourite is the the RS without centercaps.
    Why would be because it's a classic beauty that never fails to make ANY car look better if correctly setup.
    Example:


    Second would have to be ACS Rennsport Type I. But here I'm not really sure why. Think maybe because it incorporates the simple five-spoke design with the beauty that is a pure 3piece split.
    Example:


    And if I had to pick a number three it'd have to be 'Vette Sawblades like Sean used to rock. Or widened steelies.
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    It depends on the car as to which wheels I like for it.

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    #1. OZ Turbo. 3-piece, beautiful wheel IMO.


    Can't decide on a #2 at the moment.
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    I sure love RS's. but capless... disgraceful IMO



    #2 is Carline CM6


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    I agree that it depends on the car. But I try to think about just the wheel, not mounted on anything.

    As for the capless thing. In your case Sean, it wouldn't look right. But I think that's down to the color of the centers. In grey, silver, black or gold it works. I had to do without them since I used the long hub-attached racing bolts, so the caps didn't fit. But to me it just looks more hardcore and has a race feel. But RSs are my number one caps or no caps

    The OZs also rock big time. But the Carline CM6 looks kinda hotrodish and nasty to me. But that could just be down to the fact that those are common on really ugly "full bodykit that looks cheap and poorly put together with outlandish and nasty paintjob" kinda cars where I come from.
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    Depends on the car, but I'm gonna have to go with HRE for my top 2:



    And the 525:



    Others worth mentioning:

    OZ Futura
    Desmond Regamaster

    Obviously I'm a wheel noob. :-\

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    Without RS. id say Type A... And m system turbines.

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    RS here too. Why? I don't know really. I remember seeing them the first time in a BMW mag, fitted under a E36 M3 saloon. I didn't at that time know what wheels they were, but all I know was that I addored them and said to myself I would own a set of these once.
    Which I did a couple of years later (now).

    Center caps need to be on though. That's part of what I like about these wheels in the first place, the big hex cap that mimics a central locking nut and the way the spoked continue in the center cap.
    I'm still trying to understand why people like the caps-off look, looking at the studs and the rusting wheelbearing cap.

    I just love old school mesh in general. Mainly the ones fitted to 70/80's racecars with the huge rear dishes.

    For non-mesh wheels, M Parallel's are my favorites.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MParallel View Post
    I just love old school mesh in general.
    I agree. Mesh and/or dish is my main wheel fetish. And if they are retro or old school even better.
    I feel that since I'm the only one here that likes 'em cap-less I should try and explain why. But I don't know if I can. It depends on the car. Like Seans M3 some cars need them in. But for me that's mainly if the car is very clean or looks exclusive. But if the car is more race/drift/rat/hoodride inspired they look good without them. I found fake BBS logo that fitted over the hub-hole in the middle, and it looked awesome with the long racebolts sticking out.
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    OZ FUTURA!!!! To much money

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    Junction Produce Scara's





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    Post 1 is Type 1 Rennsport...


    My favorite wheel would be hard to say. Love the Futura though.

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    ^Edited. Slight skrew up on my part.
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    RS's it's a timeless wheel but love Gotti's, HTN's & SSR mkII's

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    work meisters



    also,
    kinesis

    dtm kreuz

    ccw classic

    Algernon Oltega

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    CCWs for sure. Completely forgot about those.
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    Mitos. Hands down.

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    Work Meisters.

    CCW Classics.

    BBS RS.

    HRE C20.
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    mitos, futuras.

    Essentially, what does it for me is anything with huge lips, stepped or not.

    Deep dish wheels > anything, imo.

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    BBS RS ... why ? I don't need to tell you guys why ...

    And also BBS LM.


    OH NO WAY.I got it all wrong.
    THESE are my all time favs:

    BBS GT2 Magnesium Race wheels


    Boston Grün - Class II - Motorsport International
    ex: 17" O.Z. Mito / Fittipaldi / Futura / Pegasus / BBS RS / BBS LM / BBS RK / BBS RF / BBS RC / BMW Style 19 / 24 / 32 / 42 / 44 / 81

    For Sale: Custom and Rare Wheels/ parts / BBS / OZ / BMW OEM / RH

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    ABC Exclusive Glanzen

    Why?
    Team Burst


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    BBS CH: reason? they say motorsport


    CCW classics: reason? unknown


    Borbet type T: reason? i always wanted them on my e30



    BBS RS: reason? they make everything look sooo good <3


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    no longer mine


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    #1: Polished Compomotive TH Mono [; hoping to get a set soon]


    #2: Polished Porsche 928

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    BBS RS
    Work Meister
    BBS RF
    CCW Classics
    CCW 505
    HRE 504
    HRE 505
    American Racing Torque Thrust II
    360Forged - most of them are nice
    iForged - most of them are nice
    DPE - most are nice

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