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Jul 20, 7:39am - #227771 
wheel advice

should i go 5 spoke or multispoke ?
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Jul 20, 7:44am - #227772 
5 spokes are too common...

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Jul 20, 10:55am - #227773 
^ ditto...I went with 15 spokes.

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Jul 20, 12:52pm - #227774 
easy choice, get the Racing Hart's!!!!! thumbsup


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Jul 20, 12:53pm - #227775 
Go 5. thumbsup

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Jul 20, 4:08pm - #227776 
you really can't go wrong either way.

i like many 5-spoke wheels and i like many multi (more than 5) spoke rims.

vice versa i hate many 5-spoke and also many multi-spoke wheels..it just depends on how they are setup.

soemthing to keep in mind: at a STANDSTILL, odd-numbered spokes (such as 5, 7, 9, etc) suggests 'motion' (sounds odd, but it's true) while even-numbered spokes (6, 8, 10) do not.

the obvious exception is 'split-spokes' (for example: a 5-spoke star wheel that has its spoke's 'split' so that there are technically 10 spokes. although technically even, it still suggests motion because it is set up in an odd style.)

an example of this is the tenzo-r passion-5's (a 5-spoke 'split' star).

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Jul 20, 4:17pm - #227777 
Don't go with anymore then 7 spokes, unless its a split star pattern.


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Jul 20, 4:36pm - #227778 
the rh s15 rims have 15 spokes and they look allright...basically just a 15 spoke star confused

http://dazzmotorsports.com/wheels_rhe.asp

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Jul 20, 4:57pm - #227779 
what look do you want...the racy look then fewer spokes is better, but if you want "bling bling" the more the merrier. If you are at all into racing, the fewer the spokes the lighter in general. Make me a wheel with more than 6 spokes that weighs less than 10 lbs and is at least 15" in diameter and 6.5" in width, and I'll say you're a genius and deserve the Nobel Prize in rim technology.


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Jul 20, 5:01pm - #227780 
5 spokes...
its easier to clean grin

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Jul 20, 5:03pm - #227781 
BTW, I consider thin split-spokes like Rota Subzeros to be 5 spokes and not 10.


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Jul 20, 6:25pm - #227782 
i like 6's

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Jul 20, 6:34pm - #227783 
Originally Posted by TheAnswer
i like 6's


so do I. I can't wait till I can get the SSR Competitions that weigh 9.2 lbs each in 15x7".


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Jul 20, 6:53pm - #227784 
dont get too many or it looks like a bicycle wheel..

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Jul 20, 7:08pm - #227785 
Stick with single digit number of spokes, like 5 or 6. Anything more than that is way too rice, especially whitewall tires with the gold bicycle-like rims, which is Pimp my Ride kinda bullshit. thumbsdown


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Jul 21, 4:45am - #227786 
Originally Posted by righteous_one
5 spokes...
its easier to clean grin



hahahaha thumbsup

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Jul 21, 6:02am - #227787 
MORE THAN 5
Everyone has 5
dare to be different


Ive got 7 grin


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Jul 21, 7:54am - #227788 
Originally Posted by righteous_one
5 spokes...
its easier to clean grin

that is so true...

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Jul 21, 8:12am - #227789 
Originally Posted by Speed4TheNeed
Originally Posted by righteous_one
5 spokes...
its easier to clean grin



hahahaha thumbsup

rofl So true though.


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