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Author Topic:   Best wheels on the market?
jammin
Administrator
posted May 20, 2001 04:59 PM
We are in the process of getting some new wheels....which way do you think we should go? (IMCA Stamped)


jammin


bbracer17
Member
posted May 20, 2001 09:14 PM
I've been using chrome Bart wheels and I can't complain about them at all. They seem to take a hit well and the lips are thick enough that I can beat them out and repair them when they get bent in. I tried some MRT wheels but they sure seemed to bend alot easier than the Barts.
Maybe they just got hit harder but I bent 2 or 3 wheel centers even when the hits didn't feel that hard.


Racer4
unregistered
posted May 20, 2001 09:25 PM           

I am going to try Aero this time around, I can get a spun Aero Wheel for the same price as Locally priced Bart's.


Flatfoot
Member
posted May 20, 2001 10:11 PM
i second the bassett's i have used the barts and the bassetts.i have not had a tire come off the bassetts and they weigh only 22lbs


Steph
Member
posted May 21, 2001 08:19 AM
We run Aero's and Barts depending on availability and price, preferring the Aero's. We bend Bassett's too easily.


sixwillwin
Member
posted May 21, 2001 08:47 AM
I have run almost every brand of wheels over the years, and I will only buy Aeros from now on, just my experience. The worst wheel I ever used, without a doubt is REAL brand wheels.
sixwillwin


Hammer 1
Member
posted May 21, 2001 03:53 PM
Aero or the new Basset. Both about the same price and quality.


PEDDLER
Member
posted May 21, 2001 06:19 PM
Is Circle still in business????


race8k
Member
posted May 21, 2001 06:20 PM
Hey guys remember if that wheel doesn't bend it could be a lower control arm ,center link or a sector you ar replacing.I have had good luck with the aeros.


dirtracer14
Member
posted May 21, 2001 09:17 PM
Basset for me!!! The beadlocks will just drop right on with no tools and sit in a lip between the ring and the rim.I think that they are a tad lighter than most also. For me i would rather take a shot to my rim and have it bent they a tierod or any steering componet. Just my 2 cents!!!


tls88mod
Member
posted May 23, 2001 09:48 PM
The outer part of the Bassett wheels are made by Aero, and then Bassett puts they're own center piece in them. So you can buy a Aero or Bassett and you get about the same thing. I personally like the Aero better.


saintmike
Member
posted May 23, 2001 10:30 PM
Another vote for Bassett here! Two years with NO problems. Excellent quality control equates to no runout and perfect fit on the stud centers.


FastCompanyRacing
Member
posted May 24, 2001 09:43 PM
I have to agree with Billy Bob, The chrome on my Aero's didn't seem to last at all. Now they're a dingy gray, but still round!


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