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Old 12-04-2012, 01:18 PM   #20
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Raw aluminum alloy costs about $0.95/lb on the spot market. That doesn't include shipping. You're probably talking at least 25 lbs for a 22" wheel. I don't see how anyone could build you a rim for $45 when the raw material costs about half of that.
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