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MOD RACER#93
Member
posted December 19, 2000 07:58 PM
Aero make's a real good wheel and there price is good.The Basset's seem to peel the outside lips off if you get rubbed.And there IMCA legal.

[This message has been edited by Racer 111 (edited December 19, 2000).]

Reign
Member
posted December 19, 2000 09:54 PM
I agree I run aero
and they hold up well i went in to the wall once and brok the steering box and bent centerlink and tie rod ends i hit pretty hard and all it id was bent the bead lock on the right front the tire didnt even go flat it was cool


wfoondirt
Member
posted December 20, 2000 01:05 PM
Been running the Aero wheels the past few years and love them, they are light and they can take a hit without losing air, haven't had a flat because of a wheel in over 2 years. However we are switching to Marsh wheels for next year because of new deal. Used to run them before their factory burnt down and they were tops then so hopefully they are now back on track making a good wheel. Have run Bassets in the past and didn't like them because they couldn't take a hit like the Aero's can.


VIPER000
Member
posted December 20, 2000 01:20 PM
I RUN AREO'S AND HAVE NEVER HAD A PROBLEM WITH THEIR MED WT WHEELS. HAD TWO LIGHT WEIGHTS THOUGH BOTH GOT BENT UP PRITY BAD FROM SMALL CRASHES THOUGH


kong
Member
posted December 20, 2000 06:56 PM
the meatl ones are one more thing to leak the rubber ones dont go bad usually the metal ones do trust an amployee of a tire store


CUSTOMPERFORMANCE
Member
posted December 20, 2000 10:29 PM
i run excell wheels on my mod. they are made by a division of basset, priced more reasonable, around $45 each for non bead lock and around $90 for bead lock. they seem to be stronger than basset and aero wheels. have straightened them also. food for thought.


MOD RACER#93
Member
posted December 20, 2000 11:54 PM
I run Bart premalight wheels.They have a round outer lip and can take a pretty good hit. They weigh the same as the light weight basset wheels.


Hammer 1
Member
posted December 22, 2000 06:38 PM
I have run both the Aero and the Basset with equal luck. Just picked up 3 new Basset's last week from Tom Clise Race Warehouse for under 50 bucks ea. They advertise in Stock Car or Circle Track. Give 'em a call
Chuck will treat you right. As for bending wheels, when we ran mini's guys would reinforce their wheels with rebar on the outer lip and gussets in the center. When they wrecked they never bent a wheel, just everything else, including the frame. I'd much rather junk a 50 buck wheel than spend hours replacing suspension parts or fixing a frame. As for valve stems stick with a good rubber one. If you make contact with a bumper or rub rail they will give some whereas a steel one will break off.


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