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      12-17-2008, 07:01 PM   #69
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Originally Posted by carrerarsr View Post
Having chipped some paint off my WTCC rims, I was surprised how thick the paint application is. What part of the wheel is being measured here. The rim edge or the centre section. I can't believe they could even paint the wheel within 0.3mm tolerance let alone cast it.

Agree a new set of alloys need to be measured from stock as well as an equivalent used car of the same age from the 'used' car lot.
I was thinking the same.

It still makes me laugh that they measure the runout on a CRACKED alloy (which, let's face it, is no longer going to be "round" because it's got cracks in it, FFS!) and conclude that because the runout is too high, the cracks must be caused by damage!