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#1 mcbrat

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Posted 09 January 2009 - 02:07 PM

http://www.chinahard...om.cn/index.htm

there's 2 wheels with 4x140 bolt pattern.....

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Posted 09 January 2009 - 02:28 PM

The first ones look exactly the same as my Pugs... copy? :)

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Posted 09 January 2009 - 02:41 PM

The first ones look exactly the same as my Pugs... copy? :)


The second one looks like my Pugs

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Posted 09 January 2009 - 03:12 PM

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Doesnt look like any Pug I've ever seen.

Definatly looks good though. I wonder how much per wheel?

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Posted 09 January 2009 - 03:30 PM

http://www.chinahard...s/wheel/069.jpg

the chinese have hand drawn a copy, what about a real wheel in a real picture, not a drawing, lol

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Posted 09 January 2009 - 10:26 PM

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Definatly looks good though. I wonder how much per wheel?



I wonder if this is a group buy possibility?
I'd be in for four or maybe five if the price was sane. Those would look really nice on the wagon.
Downside though is that they are Chinese- Are they US DOT certified, and are they going to hold up or blow the center out on a hard corner?
I do see a lot of copies of OEM wheels, especially Nissan and Toyota.

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Posted 09 January 2009 - 11:03 PM

Nice lookin wheels for sure. :slobber:

Is the Offset correct for our vehicles though??

Id be interested also if someone gets a price from them

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Posted 09 January 2009 - 11:56 PM

Downside though is that they are Chinese-


I'd think 3 or 4 times about them... Not to spoil the fun, but I've seen so much junk from there, I avoid anything MIC. Not to mention, the poison pet food, lead painted toys, etc.

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Posted 10 January 2009 - 12:17 AM

True... but remember that in the 50's "made in Japan" meant it was junk to most people.... then they came and took over our car industry.... China is currently taking over alot of other industries and not always with crap (often, yes, but increasingly not as much).

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 04:19 PM

if you are going to import get the stuff from Australia(speedy etc) a least you know they are good and have history

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 07:58 PM

if you are going to import get the stuff from Australia(speedy etc) a least you know they are good and have history

Yeah, but they're a bit proud of their stuff. Plus the shipping is outrageous. I can't justify spending several hundred dollars on wheels, I'll put Pugs on long before then.

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 11:18 AM

I don't think I'll put my life, and my family's lifes, in the hands of a company that doesn't have a long history of making wheels. Seeing the wheels on the same page as door handles and saw blades doesn't instill a lot of trust.

I think you'd be better off re-drilling the hubs for 6-140mm or finding pugs.

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 11:59 AM

my uncle lives and has a business in China.

I will contact him and see if he can get pricing.

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 01:56 PM

True... but remember that in the 50's "made in Japan" meant it was junk to most people.... then they came and took over our car industry.... China is currently taking over alot of other industries and not always with crap (often, yes, but increasingly not as much).


:lol:

sorry dude, but china makes crap. that's all there is to it. i wouldn't think ONCE about putting chinese alloys on my car!

the japanese are a different people with different goals, as evidenced by their drastically different markets/governments/societies. what the japanese have done is irrelevant to what the chinese are doing.

i have never bought a chinese product and found myself satisfied with it's quality. never once. can you say "planned obsolescence?"

i strongly advocate a boycott of chinese goods (where possible/reasonable, as sad as that is to have to make such a qualification) because of what their mgf'ing is doing to the environment, our bodies, our economy/job market (see qualifying remark above) and int'l commerce by and large.

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 02:09 PM

:lo

i strongly advocate a boycott of chinese goods (where possible/reasonable, as sad as that is to have to make such a qualification) because of what their mgf'ing is doing to the environment, our bodies, our economy/job market (see qualifying remark above) and int'l commerce by and large.


I agree, this is pretty much the main reason the economy here in the US is down the crapper. We need to boycott the made in China stuff when we can, no more shopping at Wal-Mart, and if you do, please try to find the products made in the US even if it costs just a little more. That will help prevent further US job loss. If I have to go shopping anywhere, I read the made in label, and if there are 2 like similar items, I choose made in USA if they have it, regardless of cost factor.

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 02:14 PM

I agree, this is pretty much the main reason the economy here in the US is down the crapper. We need to boycott the made in China stuff when we can, no more shopping at Wal-Mart, and if you do, please try to find the products made in the US even if it costs just a little more. That will help prevent further US job loss. If I have to go shopping anywhere, I read the made in label, and if there are 2 like similar items, I choose made in USA if they have it, regardless of cost factor.


I completely agree! But unfortunately for the people without jobs or not a lot of money, the only place to go shopping and have it be affordable is Wal-Mart! I hate the place but I have to admit I do a lot of shopping there because I can get twice the amount of stuff for the same amount of money I would spend at a local store for half the stuff! So they basically have us by the family gems!

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 05:04 PM

I completely agree! But unfortunately for the people without jobs or not a lot of money, the only place to go shopping and have it be affordable is Wal-Mart! I hate the place but I have to admit I do a lot of shopping there because I can get twice the amount of stuff for the same amount of money I would spend at a local store for half the stuff! So they basically have us by the family gems!


That's exactly how they got so huge!

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 06:17 PM

sorry dude, but china makes crap. that's all there is to it.


China isn't the only one with a reputation of building crap unfortuneatly... I wouldn't buy a chinese car, but I wouldn't buy an american one either.
Take the Chevy Aveo -- similar gas mileage to the Camries and Civics, but this summer, they were languishing on lots just like the Suburbans, while there was waiting lines for prius's, that cost twice as much.

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 07:37 PM

I wouldn't worry as much about quality as I would sending my credit card info to three guys in China, might be the new Nigeria :lol:




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