Try that with a Honda S2000. We can't even buy aftermarket wheels in stock
size that will fit the car.
From: Kevin Stevens <Kevin_Stevens@Bigfoot.com>
To: Ajstratton@aol.com <Ajstratton@aol.com>; email@example.com
Date: Sunday, July 09, 2000 12:50 PM
Subject: RE: Wheel rules
>Why on earth would anyone buy new stock wheels for racing? There are
>wheels available for virtually any car made in reasonable Stock class
>quantities. There's an entire INDUSTRY catering to all the people buying
>aftermarket wheels for their cars.
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>> Subject: Wheel rules
>> In my experience, the only aftermarket wheels that cost significantly
>> than new stock were two and three piece, and forged aluminum type race
>> wheels. My Revolutions cost $140 each; half of factory. The remainder
>> my wheels are junkyard takeoffs. Pretty good deal if you don't mind the
>> torch/grinder marks..
>> Of course once you get rid of the wheel allowance, there is no need for
>> spacers, +/- track allowances, and the need for longer stud bolts..
>> $100. Puts me on some REALLY skinny tires!
>> An interesting idea was raised somewhere along this thread. That would
>> the concept of claiming. I don't know if it still goes on in the dirt
>> world, but I remember when a privateer bought a factory bike for a song.
>> This might be more appropriate for Pro's, Things that make you go
>> Alan Stratton
>> GS 40 GSX (Trailer Queen)
>> When you dump the clutch at 6500 RPM,
>> 1500 miles from home, you'll know why!