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Old 07-30-2010, 02:30 PM   #1
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is TSW a bad company?

Their prices seem budget........anyone had any experiences with them? Thx.......
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Old 07-30-2010, 02:36 PM   #2
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TSW owns Beyern, and I've had good dealing with them for my 17x8 Type Mesh wheels. The wheels balanced right up and are good build quality. They've held up amazingly well for what I paid, running nearly 30k miles worth of summer driving.
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Old 07-30-2010, 02:41 PM   #3
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TSW is a great company. They do beyerns for BMW's and Black Rhino for SUV's. Ive had experience with both Beyern (on my BMW) and black rhino (on my SUV) and both have been great. they are strong, durable, have great finishes, and look amazing. I do recommend them. What wheels specifically are you looking at though?

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Old 07-30-2010, 02:57 PM   #4
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Thx for the info fellas....

What about these?

http://www.d3wheels.com/TSW/TSW%20Vairano.html

Too budget for an M3? All my friends are giving me grief for considering these/ Privats etc........I don't really feel like dropping $5000-$7000 for forged wheels. I'm a simple guy, I just want nice looking wheels.......
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Do whatever you want. The smart people do more with less. :-)
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I can also vouch for TSW, well priced and very high quality. Right there with VMR.
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Old 07-30-2010, 03:45 PM   #7
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Would you guys say they are of a higher quality than Privat?

And the clear coat doesn't/ won't rub off or start to fade after a year or so?

Again, appreciate all the info guys.....
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http://www.d3wheels.com/beyern/Beyern%20Rapp.html
OP I htink these look better than the ones you're lookin at, same design but no fake bolts...cause lets face it...@ that price...those are fake bolts.
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I've had my Beyern Mesh for 30000 miles over 5 summers and have no problem with the finish. The only marks on the rims are from the crappy local tire shop that I had mount two new tires after a flat. Completely self-induced and not because of build quality. Here's a picture of how they look as of last month. It's hard to tell they're not new. There is some regular wear on the chrome lip, but they're only tiny marks from rocks and sand rash.

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Old 07-30-2010, 04:03 PM   #10
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Hmmmmm but Beyern seems to be the premium line of TSW? Is that correct?

B/c the wheels I posted are around $200 a pop, and all the Beyern ones seem to be around $600 or more per? I mean for that price shouldn't I be looking at I-forge, BBS, etc? Like more premium brands?

Sorry to come off as ignorant, but I guess I'm asking if the wheels I posted (fake bolts and all) are awful or are they somewhat decent? Again if I were looking to spend >$600 per wheel, I'd prob look at BBS, NKB, SSR's, ISS forged etc...........not saying the Beyern's are bad or anything, just not real familiar with them....

But bottom line what is the consensus on THIS specific wheel?

http://www.d3wheels.com/TSW/TSW%20Vairano.html

thx fellas
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Old 07-30-2010, 04:05 PM   #11
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Actually my bad, a lot of the Beyern's are actually similarly priced to TSW, like around $200 per. And then others by same company jump to $700 plus per......weird......seems like the ones with the rivets are way pricier.....what did you drop LittleChris if you don't mind me asking?
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