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Old 10-11-2011, 05:14 AM   #1
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Default Custom wheel company

I remember seeing something about a company that makes wheels completely custom. You can send them a design and they'll make them for you. I can't remember where I saw this and I can't remember the company name. Does anyone remember seeing anything about that? IIRC the company was in Europe somewhere, but my memory is hazy on this.

I'm tired of getting wheels and only being somewhat pleased with them. I love my TM02s, but I've always wanted a wheel with lip, and I've been looking at CCW Classics but I'm not crazy about that specific mesh design. I've looked through so many companies and no one has exactly what I'm looking for. If I can find them I'd be willing to pay a good amount for them, just to finally have it. Which is why I'm asking about a company to make a custom design, because I don't think what I'm looking for is already out there.

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FINALLY, I might be getting some headway on this.

In 2011 I ended up getting some wheels from ISS Forged and I never even ran them on the car because they ended up being not exactly what I was looking for, so they've just been sitting in my basement collecting dust and losing any kind of value they have lol.

I asked around on facebook to see if someone could do a CAD of exactly what I want because one of my coworker buddy's knows a guy with a CNC machine and he said he'd probably be willing to cut them if I provided him a CAD. Another guy on facebook put me in touch with someone that's done some designs for him and he said he'd do one for me based on my TM02s but with a step lip like I've been wanting for so long. He said he's trying to start a wheel company and asked if I'd be willing to get the name out there after our deal is done. He also said it would be cheap and that it will basically be one-off, the design will belong to me I guess. So that's kinda cool lol.

Now I'm just trying to find a good place to get some lips and barrels. I've found a few places but I want to see what kind of reputation they have. Reason being I want to have the option of just getting lips or barrels and changing the size and offset of the wheels, and it seems like most lips and barrels are at least a little bit different, with one having 40 holes and the other having 38 or whatever, etc. I've been looking at WheelFlip. They have better prices but some of the reviews have been pretty poor. There are some other places but they are way pricy. I'm looking for forged aluminum lips and barrels, I'll probably try to do something like Hyper Black from CCW for either the whole wheel or just the lips, and then do a darker color, maybe even matte, for the centers with the Hyper Black lips. I need to get this figured out so the guy can start doing the CAD. Any 3pc wheel whores on here that can point me in the right direction?
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I posted this on the other forum too and got some responses from people. Here is a list of ones I had before and the additions from others so far.

http://shop.wheelflip.com/
http://www.amcrimhalves.com/Rim-Halves/
http://www.tunershop.com/Wheel_accessories/
https://www.gmpperformance.com/index...tList&cid=6235
http://www.forgetechusa.com/
http://www.americanrim.com/products_01.html
http://www.vrwheels.com/index.php?ma...382133c4fb37ee
http://www.titanium-touch.de/titaniu...h_index_uk.htm
http://ewheelworks.us/shop/
http://shop.ccwheel.com/

So far, AMC Rim Halves looks like the best deal, at approx. $800 for a full set of lips and barrels in the sizes I'm looking for, but they won't answer the phone so I can talk to them to get more info. Ewheelworks and WheelFlip get the same parts as far as I can tell, but I've heard about issues people have had with WheelFlip taking forever to get the parts, etc. Ewheelworks quoted me around $1400 for a full set of lips and barrels, which is more than AMC obviously, but at least they got back to me. The rest are either quite a bit more expensive, they sell a different type of lip and barrel (so I'll be limited to buy from them in the future), or I haven't gotten ahold of them yet to get prices and/or assembly dimensions.

At the bottom of this article is a list of wheel companies...
Multi-Piece Wheels | EURO ALLIANCE

This thread has a plethora of wheel companies listed...
little known forged wheel companies

Here is the link on the other forum if anyone wants more info...
http://www.rx7club.com/suspension-wh...parts-1076067/
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Finally, almost there lol. Now I just want to get a stress test done, then have them cut and get all the parts and assemble them.
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