S2000 Forgestar Track Day Wheel Failure

Discussion in 'Autocross, Sanctioned Drag Racing, & Road Racing' started by Nix, Apr 13, 2016.

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    Inspect your stuff. The last minute is very interesting with the spoke failure.


     
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    Not the reaction I'd expect to see in that situation. Doing a search on those wheels returns more than a handful of people with cracked/bent wheels that were used as daily drivers. Bmw, 350z, mercedes, supra forums ...and more have threads on issues with forgestar. Wonder how large the problem really is.
     
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    Most likely its them marketing the wheels for things they really can't stand up to. Cheaper forging process vs a "true" forged wheel like a rays/volk/bbs. Thats my guess.
     
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    Yet look at how they're marketing themselves:

    Forgestar wheels have become the newest favorite wheel choice of racers in amateur and professional sports car series in the United States and around the World.
     

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