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Old 02-18-2011, 10:35 AM   #1
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Default Aftermarket RIM selection question

I am looking to place aftermarket rims and tires on my wifes car. The tires she has on them now are run flats, which are known to perform poorly if the hit a pot hole. I am hoping to get her regular Michelin all season tires. We don't need the super performance tire, we need a tire that can withstand the deep potholes in Chicago. Her rims are 18s, so already a problem...

I have been on tirerack and looked at rimms I see some rims are forged and weigh about 30% less and cost more. Are the forged rimms stronger and lighter?

Any comments would be appreciated.
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if they are forged like Weld racing does their drag wheels than yes they are lighter and stronger. Weld racing uses drop forging with like a 30ton press
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