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Split-rim wheel outer replacements?

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Thinking about a refurb for my OZ Futura wheels, the last price quoted was something like £700 for the four. Now, I'm not sure whether that was a good price, or maybe whoever quoted it didn't want the job, but in any case most places local to here I spoke to didn't want to know when I mentioned split-rims.

Anyway, I saw someone posting about a company in Germany on here somewhere, and wondered if anyone had any experience with their products? It occurs to me it may be more cost-effective to buy new outer rims than have the original ones refurbished, and the Radinox material seems attractive.

http://www.felgenfuchs.de

http://www.schmidt-wheels.com/

 

 

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9 minutes ago, Chillidoggy said:

Thinking about a refurb for my OZ Futura wheels, the last price quoted was something like £700 for the four. Now, I'm not sure whether that was a good price, or maybe whoever quoted it didn't want the job, but in any case most places local to here I spoke to didn't want to know when I mentioned split-rims.

Anyway, I saw someone posting about a company in Germany on here somewhere, and wondered if anyone had any experience with their products? It occurs to me it may be more cost-effective to buy new outer rims than have the original ones refurbished, and the Radinox material seems attractive.

http://www.felgenfuchs.de

http://www.schmidt-wheels.com/

 

 

very good quality form http://www.felgenfuchs.de

but if you want to order the 2" outer lip of the front wheel, it has a different outlook from your original one.

and the outer lip of the rear wheel in S4s is 2.5", but you just can order 2.25" or 2.75" from http://www.felgenfuchs.de

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5 hours ago, pan said:

very good quality form http://www.felgenfuchs.de

but if you want to order the 2" outer lip of the front wheel, it has a different outlook from your original one.

and the outer lip of the rear wheel in S4s is 2.5", but you just can order 2.25" or 2.75" from http://www.felgenfuchs.de

Not sure what you mean.

The front outer lip is 2" but the Felgenfuchs rim is a different profile? Do they not replicate the OZ rim?

The rear is 2.5", but they cannot supply that size? Might be worth an enquiry e-mail, they may be able to make a special order.

 

And an e-mail enquiry for Schmidt Wheels.

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2 hours ago, Chillidoggy said:

Not sure what you mean.

The front outer lip is 2" but the Felgenfuchs rim is a different profile? Do they not replicate the OZ rim?

The rear is 2.5", but they cannot supply that size? Might be worth an enquiry e-mail, they may be able to make a special order.

 

And an e-mail enquiry for Schmidt Wheels.

There are two steps from the hole to the edge of the lip in the original one, but only one step in the felgenfuch's one for 2" lip. I can take a photo to you to do the camparsion if you want. I just think that the original one looks wider even they have the same width of 2". Finally I ordered  2.5" lip for the front wheel to keep it look wide.

I already emailed them about the 2.5" for the rear wheel, but they only supply 2.75" or 2.25".

by the way, the quality is so so good!

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Thanks, photo comparison would be good, it’s difficult to see the difference from the felgenfuchs website.

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9 hours ago, Chillidoggy said:

Thanks, photo comparison would be good, it’s difficult to see the difference from the felgenfuchs website.

Here is the 2" one from Felgenfuch

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Thanks Pan, I’ll have to compare that against the appearance of my OZ original.

I’m wondering how the rims are measured and specified. The rims I have are larger than 2” wide overall. I will email them to find out the procedure.

 

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1 hour ago, Chillidoggy said:

Thanks Pan, I’ll have to compare that against the appearance of my OZ original.

I’m wondering how the rims are measured and specified. The rims I have are larger than 2” wide overall. I will email them to find out the procedure.

 

The overall wide of a 2" lip should be around 2.5",  both original one and felgenfuch one have a overall wide around 2.5"

and the outer lip of the rear wheel is 2.5"(overall wide should be around 3").

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