Thread: Alloys cracked!
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      03-19-2012, 08:49 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by V88TAC View Post
And if u asked anyone, how long will alloy wheels suppose to last? What do u think the answers going to be? Probably a lifetime well the lifetime of the car anyway! So technicaly the alloy was not fit for purpose!
I think you will struggle.

Sadly alloy wheels are broken all the time no matter who made them. I've cracked a few 17s and it only gets worse the bigger you get.

Some of the BMW wheels do have a bad reputation, but after 3.5 years it will be hard to prove a manufacturing defect is to blame.