BBS RS317, 4-Dimensional Fitment.

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Combining the limitless possibility of the best wheel shop of Japan, the most expensive part seller of said country and an uncanny connection. I have said it many times but having a guy as competent as Komatsu-san by your side and you start losing your footing, your sense of reality. How come a wheel shop … Lire la suite BBS RS317, 4-Dimensional Fitment.

BBS RS070 RS071, Golden Twins

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Let's just put it out there : there is something special about solid gold wheels. It only makes sense that they are now associated with the only decade with enough bravado to pull it off, the 1980's. In a way striking colors like solid gold on a wheel is already starting the movement of considering … Lire la suite BBS RS070 RS071, Golden Twins

[FOR SALE] Speedline for Porsche 964 Carrera RS 3.8 Front 3 Piece Wheels

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Extremely rare "Unobtainium" Pair of front Speedline for Porsche Wheels. Original wheels for the 55 Porsche 911 964 RS 3.8 Cars ever made. Centers and outter barrels in new condition, inner barrels in used condition. Specs : 9 x 18 ET 64 Speedline number SL 757B Porsche Ref Number 965.362.138.00 Price on request only (adrien@frenchfelgen.com)

[FRA] Restaurer des jantes en s’éloignant de ses sous, partie 2 : ponçage, peinture, finitions

Et nous voila donc au bouquet final, la peinture. J'avais ramené du boulot pour mes congés en France. Une ligne de mort aussi : pas plus de 2 jours pour poncer - dégraisser - peindre (apprêt, base et vernis). En réalite, en comptant les touches finales c'est plutôt 4 jours dessus. J'ai donc commencé par … Lire la suite [FRA] Restaurer des jantes en s’éloignant de ses sous, partie 2 : ponçage, peinture, finitions

Speedline for Porsche 993 CUP SUPERCUP Magnesium Centerlock Wheels. Quite Light.

First the money shot, or more accurately, money number. You have read that right. 10 kilos. The weight of a 18" Speedline wheel with magnesium center. in 1995. Impressive. You might remember in the old 964 days, a front Cup wheel by Speedline was 11.2 kg. Florian from 944 racing listed a weight of 11.54 … Lire la suite Speedline for Porsche 993 CUP SUPERCUP Magnesium Centerlock Wheels. Quite Light.

Meeting Komatsu-san, a silent Master of his craft

Some people will tell you that the best in the business can only be known by word of mouth. I'd say not necessarily. Discovering Komatsu-san and his wheel shop just necessitated a web browser. And a plane ticket. And a rental car. Broadly speaking Japan car culture has a few hearts : one in Tokyo, … Lire la suite Meeting Komatsu-san, a silent Master of his craft

[FRA] Restaurer des jantes en restant près de ses sous, partie 1 : Repolir des bords de jantes peintes, vernies, polies.

Repolir des jantes à la main, ca peut sembler être une bonne idée. Ca peut l'être. Mais c'est une opération aussi longue que monotone. Cela requiert une patience et un amour de la répétition digne d'un amateur de drogues de synthèse, et une aversion à la dépense, elle aussi de junkie qui a d'autres priorités. … Lire la suite [FRA] Restaurer des jantes en restant près de ses sous, partie 1 : Repolir des bords de jantes peintes, vernies, polies.

[ENG] Packing Wheels : another tutorial, 4 x 1 method

Not being - quite - utterly obtuse i tend to still pick up techniques and tricks along the way. More precisely, living in a country with different and sibyllin package size limitations (between regular AIR mail, super fast EMS, and leisurely paced SURFACE shipping...) it is sometimes a safer option to pack wheels individually rather … Lire la suite [ENG] Packing Wheels : another tutorial, 4 x 1 method

[ENG] Speedline for Ferrari 550 SL1363 : A swan song for the Modular.

It is only fitting that i address a term that defines the wheel-as-object-of-interest by itself. The modular wheel. It is a 3 piece wheel but with gusto. To put it in plain english, a 3 piece wheel for some exotics, mainly Ferraris. 3 piece wheels are good and beautiful but not the most telling for … Lire la suite [ENG] Speedline for Ferrari 550 SL1363 : A swan song for the Modular.