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      11-13-2012, 01:52 AM   #23
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I'm def in the market for lightweight wheels. I'm looking for a wheel that resembles style 284 as much as possible. I've seen a few, but nothing I'm am really sold on.

Plus I want them in 18s, which makes the search more difficult.
I see. I don't know what "affordable" option you could find in that style. I like that style. in 18's it should look great. Let us know what you find. If it fits the bill I will throw up the specs.
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      11-26-2012, 05:42 PM   #24
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Just as an update. Although I love the apex wheels the finish is sub par in terms of durability. The paint has chipped and flaked off where the bolts are and it scratched quite easily when I had one removed to repair a tire. I complained andthe owner brought another wheel and hit it with more force than mine was hit and no damage. I think powder coating would do better.
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Just as an update. Although I love the apex wheels the finish is sub par in terms of durability. The paint has chipped and flaked off where the bolts are and it scratched quite easily when I had one removed to repair a tire. I complained andthe owner brought another wheel and hit it with more force than mine was hit and no damage. I think powder coating would do better.
Can you post pics of the wheel damage. I'm considering get a set of Apex wheels as well. Just curious to see what happened to your set.
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You get what you pay for guys remember that
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Well, it sure doesn't cost any more to powdercoat color/clear instead of wet paint on a set of wheels, & the powdercoat is much more durable...

Are the Apex wheels wet painted or powdercoated?
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I highly doubt they are powder coated. I also bought the stud kit after I got the wheels and the metal on the nuts are soft and my tire wrench removed the finish. After loosening them once. The finish is sub par on the nuts as well. I have removed and installed the oem bolts numerous times and the finish is still strong.

I like the look and the weight but they need to improve the finish on their wheels.
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