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Anonymous May 25, 7:24am - #3415 
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First I would like to say hello to everyone!!! [Razz] My question is what is the difference between forged and cast rims... I know that forged are "better" and cast are "cheaper" but there are still some expensive cast wheels out there. Whats the deal? confused

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Cast wheels is softer and forged is stronger. So something that may dent your cast wheels may not damage the forged rims. However if you drive around a fairly good streets just get what ever rims you like, don't worry about forged or cast rims.
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Forged rims are also lighter.

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whats involved in making FORGED wheels and whats involved in making CAST wheels?

is there a "press" or is the metal just poored into a "mold"?

I was wondering this also...

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cast = good
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Originally Posted by Anonymous

I know that forged are "better" and cast are "cheaper" but there are still some expensive cast wheels out there. Whats the deal?



The price sometimes has less to do with the actual quality and more of the name brand frown Also, the design of the wheel has to do with it. Get whatever you want but I would pay a little more for forged and hopefully save some money in the long run.

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The price sometimes has less to do with the actual quality and more of the name brand frown Also, the design of the wheel has to do with it. Get whatever you want but I would pay a little more for forged and hopefully save some money in the long run.

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