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What would you buy given the choices between both wire wheel companies? both brands are made with all usa parts-Stainless Steel Spokes-Stainless Steel Nipples-USA Chrome Barrels-Usa Chrome Hubs.....and they come in the same color/spoke combinations as the other(crosslaced,straight laced,72 spokes,88 spokes,100 spokes,powdercoating,gold... ect....))) but the no name brand is 25% cheaper than the brand name......which one would you buy given the above circumstances????
 

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Originally posted by DanielDucati@Jan 18 2010, 06:22 PM~16330602
What would you buy given the choices between both wire wheel companies? both brands are made with all usa parts-Stainless Steel Spokes-Stainless Steel Nipples-USA Chrome Barrels-Usa Chrome Hubs.....and they come in the same color/spoke combinations as the other(crosslaced,straight laced,72 spokes,88 spokes,100 spokes,powdercoating,gold... ect....))) but the no name brand is 25% cheaper than the brand name......which one would you buy given the above circumstances????
AS A LOWRIDER 1ST I WOULD HAVE TO ASK ABOUT WARRANTY AND QUALITY
AS A WHEEL BUILDER I WOULD HAVE TO ASK HOW THEY COULD BE SO CHEAP UNLESS THEY WERE USING CHINA PARTS
AS FOR THE NAME THING I SAY IT DOSENT MATTER AS MUCH AS THE QUALITY

THERE WAS A PONIT I ASKED THE SAME ? WHEN I WAS GONNA MAKE A NEW WHEEL LINE
 

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I'm not a big brand whore but you won't catch me in wal mart shoes and you won't see me sittin on some cheap ass copy cat rims
 

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WELL THATS A TUFF ONE I HAVE HAD DAYTONS AND CHINAS, NEVER HAD ANY ZENITH OR WWK'S BUT I HAVE NOTICED THAT THEY ARE MADE DIFFRENT, LIKE A REAL AND FAKE JORDAN. AND THE KIND OF WARRANTY WOULD MAKE A DIFFRENCE BUT THE LOOK AND QUALITY IS IMPORTANT CAUSE THE WAY SOME WHEELS HOLD THE SHINE, AND THE PRODUCTS THEY USED. BUT IF I AM BUILDING A CAR TO SELL QUICK, THE CHINAS, BUT IF I AM BUILDING A CAR THAT STANDS OUT I WILL GO WITH THE NAME BRAND. THIS YEAR I NOTICED THAT MOST OF THE CARS THAT WERE THERE HAD ZENITHS AND MOST WERE A 72 STYLE BECAUSE YOU CAN TELL OF THE BAT THAT RIM IS DIFFRENT BUT NOW WITH THE CHINA COMING IN A 72 SPOKE MAKES IT A LITTLE HARDER TO TELL, I THINK PEOPLE JUST WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT THE RIM IS DIFFRENT AND NOT LIKE EVERYONE ELSES
 

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Originally posted by plague@Jan 18 2010, 08:35 PM~16330780
WELL THATS A TUFF ONE I HAVE HAD DAYTONS AND CHINAS, NEVER HAD ANY ZENITH OR WWK'S BUT I HAVE NOTICED THAT THEY ARE MADE DIFFRENT, LIKE A REAL AND FAKE JORDAN. AND THE KIND OF WARRANTY WOULD MAKE A DIFFRENCE BUT THE LOOK AND QUALITY IS IMPORTANT CAUSE THE WAY SOME WHEELS HOLD THE SHINE, AND THE PRODUCTS THEY USED. BUT IF I AM BUILDING A CAR TO SELL QUICK, THE CHINAS, BUT IF I AM BUILDING A CAR THAT STANDS OUT I WILL GO WITH THE NAME BRAND. THIS YEAR I NOTICED THAT MOST OF THE CARS THAT WERE THERE HAD ZENITHS AND MOST WERE A 72 STYLE BECAUSE YOU CAN TELL OF THE BAT THAT RIM IS DIFFRENT BUT NOW WITH THE CHINA COMING IN A 72 SPOKE MAKES IT A LITTLE HARDER TO TELL, I THINK PEOPLE JUST WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT THE RIM IS DIFFRENT AND NOT LIKE EVERYONE ELSES
thats what really gets me, now I need post stamped 72's :biggrin:
 

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Brand name. Companies like Zenith and Dayton have been around a long time, and will continue to be around. I'd feel more comfortable spending hard earned cash knowing that the company will always be around, and back up their wheels with a warranty. :cool:
 

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China is making 72's now? :twak: :thumbsdown: :buttkick: :nono:
 

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just depends on the budget. i got some zeniths and some chinas. chinas look good so far they are about 4 months old now....zeniths are about a year old and still look new.

im against china making 72 though...
 

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low price is always going to be the number one selling point,because a curbed Dayton gives you a way worse feeling in your gut than tacoing a $50 wheel.

I personally dont care about the brand name, a good product is a good product, and whatever works for my application is what I need. Until someone makes an indestructable wheel with a diamond encrusted rash proof lip, I personally, am better off with the cheapest option.
 

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warranty would be very important to me. if your dropping that kind of cash there shouldnt be any issues..and if there are they should be taken care of without alot of hassles. but thats not always the case. if they are the same wheel id go with the cheaper one if they stand by it.
 

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Originally posted by RAG3ROY@Jan 18 2010, 07:01 PM~16331128
China is making 72's now? :twak:  :thumbsdown:  :buttkick:  :nono:
and 88's from what I heard from the Long Beach distibutor...... :0 .....this is not a rumor......but anyhow looks like Im gonna be rollin them 60 spokes from zenith in a few weeks.... :thumbsup: hopefully JD they can take the abuse im about to give them bitches on a daily basis..... :biggrin:
 

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Originally posted by lone star@Jan 18 2010, 08:29 PM~16331597
just depends on the budget. i got some zeniths and some chinas. chinas look good so far they are about 4 months old now....zeniths are about a year old and still look new.

im against china making 72 though...
me too
 

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Originally posted by DanielDucati@Jan 18 2010, 09:40 PM~16333851
and 88's from what I heard from the Long Beach distibutor...... :0 .....this is not a rumor......but anyhow looks like Im gonna be rollin them 60 spokes from zenith in a few weeks.... :thumbsup: hopefully JD they can take the abuse im about to give them bitches on a daily basis..... :biggrin:
Its always so funny when you say that. :biggrin:

And yes they are making em, china parts USA assembly. I think they said april or june or something. :happysad:

And my vote goes to the no name wheels as long as they are the same parts (spokes, hub, nipples, outer) and same warranty.
I could give 2 fucks if it has a name or not as long as they stand behind it! :wow:

Its like buying asanti's I sell em but you can get the same quality for half the money from other companies. :angry:

9 times out of 10 you pay for a name, think about it. It is the same in every market and every purchase that everyone makes everyday. Everytime you go to the grocery store, gas station, even everytime you wipe your ass. Same shit another name 1/2 to 3/4 price. Even made by the same company just private label.
 

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Originally posted by wheelspecialists@Jan 18 2010, 11:47 PM~16334929
Its always so funny when you say that.  :biggrin:

And yes they are making em, china parts USA assembly.  I think they said april or june or something.  :happysad:

And my vote goes to the no name wheels as long as they are the same parts (spokes, hub, nipples, outer) and same warranty.
I could give 2 fucks if it has a name or not as long as they stand behind it!  :wow:

Its like buying asanti's  I sell em but you can get the same quality for half the money from other companies.  :angry:

9 times out of 10 you pay for a name, think about it.  It is the same in every market and every purchase that everyone makes everyday.  Everytime you go to the grocery store, gas station, even everytime you wipe your ass. Same shit another name 1/2 to 3/4 price. Even made by the same company just private label.
that's true, aslong as they stand behind their product it's all good, high prices for the Name brand :cool: :cool:
 

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Originally posted by wheelspecialists@Jan 18 2010, 10:47 PM~16334929
Its always so funny when you say that.   :biggrin:

And yes they are making em, china parts USA assembly.  I think they said april or june or something.  :happysad:

And my vote goes to the no name wheels as long as they are the same parts (spokes, hub, nipples, outer) and same warranty.
I could give 2 fucks if it has a name or not as long as they stand behind it!  :wow:

Its like buying asanti's  I sell em but you can get the same quality for half the money from other companies.  :angry:

9 times out of 10 you pay for a name, think about it.  It is the same in every market and every purchase that everyone makes everyday.  Everytime you go to the grocery store, gas station, even everytime you wipe your ass. Same shit another name 1/2 to 3/4 price. Even made by the same company just private label.
FROSTED FLAKES DO TASTE DIFFRENT FROM THE BOOTLEGS, BUT IF THATS ALL YOU GOT ENOUGH FOR YOU GOTTA EAT. :biggrin:
 

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id say depends on if u like powder coat or chrome /gold if powdercoat chinas for sure if chrome or gold dayton or zenith/ i had chrome chinas i just sold had them for 5 years not one problem with them u need to take care of your shit if u want it to last...just my opinion... :thumbsup:
 

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What does it matter...Fakin' fools will just get some knock-off Dayton or Zenith chips for them anyway, acting like they spent that money. :(
 

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I say whatever it takes to get you out there I know when I was still in school I was buying 1 roadstar at a time cause if I didnt I,d spend the money :)
if there was some cheaper options you better believe I would have got them.
We make it pretty hard for the youngsters to get involved when we,re puttin em down for not having $2000 rims :(

Just get out there and roll what you got or can afford :biggrin:
 

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I bet they don't line up their nipples,and they have a step in their spokes like always.
And the one thing is how the chinas Gold turns a shitty Brown color or rusts really quick.
Real fools will know the real from the fake.
Should be buying American,especially in this economy.
I can see that Chinas are assembled and distributed here ,creating a few jobs.(probably not assembled there just to save money on shipping)
Fuck that China shit let the Americans have the opportunity to buy and sell the materials as well as manufacture here,to create more jobs.
I can maybe see if they came from Japan,at least they give 2 fucks about Lowriding.
 
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