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Wil Ferch Wil Ferch is offline
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I wouldn't do it....

The Fuchs are designed the way they are due to the forging process...which "squeezes" the metal during forming. The cast clones would be OK if they went thicker to maintain the strength..but they typically don't...instead they mimic the forged design almost exactly, but they're cast.

Can you predict...exactly...when you "need" strong wheels even on the street?? You might still have heavy braking loads, even if you don't have heavy cornering loads.

It's not a question of the fakes being cast...it's a question of the cast copies not made thicker to compensate for the loss in strength.

---Wil Ferch
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