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ROTA WHEELS?

nj2tn

Ready to race!
Location
SouthEast
I've actually seen the manufacturing plant for the wheels. It's not a cheap shit operation, it's pretty impressive.

IMO a cast wheel is a cast wheel. From ASA's to Rota's to all that other shit, all the same.
 

Doug18

#744
Location
Hampton Roads, VA
Ride
R 32
I've actually seen the manufacturing plant for the wheels. It's not a cheap shit operation, it's pretty impressive.

IMO a cast wheel is a cast wheel. From ASA's to Rota's to all that other shit, all the same.
they are all in the same boat to me i would much rather have a well made wheel that will bend if you seriously hit something rather than have a cheap wheel that will break and shatter
 

labelskate

Deutschland MKV
Location
Phoenix
Ride
mkv gti
would you seriously risk totaling your GTI b/c you want a set of "cool" wheels if a wheel manufacturer is known to have serious flaws like 1 piece cast wheels becoming 2 piece dont buy them why take the risk? ... just my $0.02
I would definitely put rota's on my car if they had decent offsets

if you hit major shit in an expensive rim it could shatter too... no rims are retard proof. plus rota has been known to reimberse you if you get a defective batch.

what they don't spend in r&d they can spend on materials and machines. They just blatantly steal the wheel designs so they are good to go from there. The reason why you hear of so many failures is because so many people buy these wheels across all the car scenes.
 

labelskate

Deutschland MKV
Location
Phoenix
Ride
mkv gti
But will they reimburse damage done to your car by the defective/ poorly made wheel?
can't win with you... I don't know many people who would drive home on a cracked wheel.

I don't even have rota's but I know lots of people with them with no problems. People don't understand that even really expensive wheels will crack/bend/warp if you hit big enough things.
 

kidaerc

V= IR
Location
ORLANDO
+ arnt they made in the philippines? what good comes from there lol
everybody knows its an inexpensive wheel. only stupid asses will run these wheels in autox or some high hp cars.I've had $2000 wheels that bended and become unserviceable. better watch your mouth in this forum before everybody in VA pacquiao's your ass.
 

JudgementDEY

Euro tuned Freak
Location
San Antonio TX
Ride
MKV GTI
dam thank god i didnt get them I was planning on getting new wheels thsi month and they where at the top of my list but no I know big Mistake!

I think ill go with some oz's 17in light and durable!
 

Doug18

#744
Location
Hampton Roads, VA
Ride
R 32
ill end with this:
Sure i know all wheels can break (everything can break) it is just that some wheels tend to break easier than others

They might work ok if you dont drive too hard but why would you trust a wheel that has been proven to fail? in more than one occasion

and if the wheels were to break like the ones in this picture dont you think that would do some damage to your vehicle?
 

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jizzim

Doesn't have herpes
Location
Houston, TX
I ran Rota Torque's on my EP3 Si. Hit moderate potholes and crap. I didn't have any problems at all. They are nice for the money.
 

rsquadGTi

Most Hated Hater...
Location
Toronto
Ride
W204 C63/Porsche 911
We have a saying in the tuner crowd around here.... "friends don't let friends buy ROTAS" hehehehe

 

Samaj

Ready to race!
Location
Dubai
People here race Autotrack with ROTA with no proble. Any wheels can break if u push them beyond a certain point. They are great value for money.

Just avoid trying to push the speed barrier with them.
 

g_berserk

Smartass in Training
Location
Mexico
Ride
SEAT Ibiza FR
I have seen many wheels breaking in rally races, and those are made mostly by OZ and Speedline :iono:
IMHO anything that's not forged can crack if you are unlucky enough to hit something hard on the road
 

FaLLeNAn9eL

JESUS HATES FLAT TIRE
Location
Narnia
I have seen many wheels breaking in rally races, and those are made mostly by OZ and Speedline :iono:
IMHO anything that's not forged can crack if you are unlucky enough to hit something hard on the road
That might not be a fair statement.

I mean, if you crash anything hard enough into another object, something is bound to break.
 

Doug18

#744
Location
Hampton Roads, VA
Ride
R 32
I have seen many wheels breaking in rally races, and those are made mostly by OZ and Speedline :iono:
IMHO anything that's not forged can crack if you are unlucky enough to hit something hard on the road
Maybe the reason they chose those wheels in the first place is b/c they are stronger/ lighter than most. again how many times will we rally race our cars ...probably none ....autox most of us might
 
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