[ROVERNET - UK] Wire Wheels
slatskars at comcast.net
Wed Jul 19 04:58:11 BST 2006
Most of the "Chrome" wire wheels currently used on MG's for example are
Chrome plated rims with Stainless steel spokes and Chrome knock-offs.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Drew Egginton" <drew at pitstop.net.au>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 18, 2006 6:53 PM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Wire Wheels
> I'll jump in if David's not online; His wire wheels aren't chrome plated,
> he does say they're grey, only the hub nuts are chrome. I agree that wires
> shouldn't be chromed , but think of all those other makes with chrome
> Paul Smith wrote:
>>All I can say is that I love the wire wheel look, with those large chrome
>>hub nuts and so do many others.
>>Er don't chrome wires!
>>Chrome does not pass heat well, so the metal fatigues. Not good.
>>Classic racing orgs ban chrome wires.
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