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Old 05-29-2004, 06:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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A friend of mine is saying that if you buy imitation rims ,or cheap rims of that matter you could get suspension problems later on.
It has something to do with the rims not balanced or somthing.
Is this true?
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Old 05-29-2004, 06:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
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no.... only if you bend your rim and keep driving on it, that might happen.

another thing is that the replicas are softer, so if you hit a pothole hard enough to bend your rim, the rim would take more of the blow because it is softer, and the suspension wouldnt get hit as hard
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Thanx for the info , i'm now going to smack this friend of mine over the head with a gear knob
Thanks agian :P
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