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Old 12-04-2012, 02:06 PM   #41
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Tractor Trailer wheels are not $45 bucks a piece and believe unlike regular car wheels, they have to pass certification.
I'm sure, but then again, OP thinks it is possible to get some sort of 22" wheel for $45. I'm just trying to understand if maybe he's not targeting the wigger crowd and we're all off base....highly unlikely though

In any case, this seems like an idea that he had for 3 minutes whilst pushing out a deuce and posted up a thread to start contacting wheel manufacturers. I would love to be patched into that call when he makes the request.
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I'm sure, but then again, OP thinks it is possible to get some sort of 22" wheel for $45. I'm just trying to understand if maybe he's not targeting the wigger crowd and we're all off base....highly unlikely though

In any case, this seems like an idea that he had for 3 minutes whilst pushing out a deuce and posted up a thread to start contacting wheel manufacturers. I would love to be patched into that call when he makes the request.
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he's talking about operations policy and company maintenance, so it really sounds like these things would be going on fleet vehicles. But I can't imagine what kind of fleet would be getting 22" mag wheels.

Unless it's a fleet of 70's Impalas and Coupe Devilles
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Old 12-04-2012, 02:18 PM   #44
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he's talking about operations policy and company maintenance, so it really sounds like these things would be going on fleet vehicles. But I can't imagine what kind of fleet would be getting 22" mag wheels.

Unless it's a fleet of 70's Impalas and Coupe Devilles
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he's talking about operations policy and company maintenance, so it really sounds like these things would be going on fleet vehicles. But I can't imagine what kind of fleet would be getting 22" mag wheels.

Unless it's a fleet of 70's Impalas and Coupe Devilles
Im not aware of fleet vehicles that run custom wheels save the limo industry, and they usually use a 6 or 8 lug conversion.
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I said $45/wheel but thats going to crazy crazy lines , I can tell you its possible but wont go that far so everyone is on my ass i should of never said it. Even I thought it was a dream number.
SO FORGET THAT NUMBER.
Here is what I can do already:
1. I can get steel rims, heavy and pointlessly heavy. For practically dirt prices, i can find old ones lying around many yards. - $40-50 new, or just look around
2. I can get aluminum wheels, 22.5" that weigh around 25kgs, give or take 1-2kgs, $75-100 new, or i can look around and probably get them for 50

Now all thats beautiful, one way or another im paying those prices. I think I can widely reduce those costs if I got a deal with a manufacturer, which i can get. Why pay retail when im using more than wholesale amounts of wheels.

Now to the vision, to the possibilites:

**** I want:
Obviously, cheaper wheels, lighter and stronger and will have longevity. Benefits>Costs simple.
There obvious advantages of Magnesium over Aluminum, and Aluminum over steel. The benefits are enormous.

What im hearing from you guys (thanks for the input btw, greatly appreciated even you NFR):
Cost will exceed the benefits...Right?

Also keep this in mind:
Tire wear, with the three main metals and alloys.
AND think large scale, think 4 rims per axle, thats 8 per trailer + 8per truck =16wheels (only axle) For a basic highway truck not counting the the 2 front wheels.
So thats 16 for one truck (basic truck, theres quad 5 axle trailers and 3 power axle trucks numbers will get too big too fast for the point im trying to make.
now multiple that by 100 trucks (still a small number) thats 1600wheels
Now usually there are more trailers than trucks so im going to modify that number
im going to say the ratio for trailers to trucks is 3:1

For 100 trucks:
8*100 =800 for the trucks
8* 100 (*3 for the trailers) =2400
= 3200/per 100 trucks
32 per truck however you want to look at it.
Just think bigger, 100 trucks is a very very small number
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Old 12-04-2012, 02:37 PM   #48
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I said $45/wheel but thats going to crazy crazy lines , I can tell you its possible but wont go that far so everyone is on my ass i should of never said it. Even I thought it was a dream number.
SO FORGET THAT NUMBER.
Here is what I can do already:
1. I can get steel rims, heavy and pointlessly heavy. For practically dirt prices, i can find old ones lying around many yards. - $40-50 new, or just look around
2. I can get aluminum wheels, 22.5" that weigh around 25kgs, give or take 1-2kgs, $75-100 new, or i can look around and probably get them for 50

Now all thats beautiful, one way or another im paying those prices. I think I can widely reduce those costs if I got a deal with a manufacturer, which i can get. Why pay retail when im using more than wholesale amounts of wheels.

Now to the vision, to the possibilites:

**** I want:
Obviously, cheaper wheels, lighter and stronger and will have longevity. Benefits>Costs simple.
There obvious advantages of Magnesium over Aluminum, and Aluminum over steel. The benefits are enormous.

What im hearing from you guys (thanks for the input btw, greatly appreciated even you NFR):
Cost will exceed the benefits...Right?

Also keep this in mind:
Tire wear, with the three main metals and alloys.
AND think large scale, think 4 rims per axle, thats 8 per trailer + 8per truck =16wheels (only axle) For a basic highway truck not counting the the 2 front wheels.
So thats 16 for one truck (basic truck, theres quad 5 axle trailers and 3 power axle trucks numbers will get too big too fast for the point im trying to make.
now multiple that by 100 trucks (still a small number) thats 1600wheels
Now usually there are more trailers than trucks so im going to modify that number
im going to say the ratio for trailers to trucks is 3:1

For 100 trucks:
8*100 =800 for the trucks
8* 100 (*3 for the trailers) =2400
= 3200/per 100 trucks
32 per truck however you want to look at it.
Just think bigger, 100 trucks is a very very small number
So in plain english, you are looking at truck (Tractor trailer) wheels correct?
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Check out www.alibaba.com. You'll find plenty of options for 22.5x8.5 truck wheels. You'll need to consider steel if you want that price point. Expect to pay 2-3x more with aluminum.
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Tractor Trailer wheels are not $45 bucks a piece and believe unlike regular car wheels, they have to pass certification.

http://www.alcoa.com/alcoawheels/nor...t_225wheel.asp
Please stop talking, Car wheels dont have to pass standards?
GO put plastic wheels and get a your car passed safety.

There are standards, like i said you are just pulling **** out of your ass. Go tackle a dine-dash customer. OF your restaurant which isnt yours but you claimed it was yours, then you were just manager but more than a manager.
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Please stop talking, Car wheels dont have to pass standards?
GO put plastic wheels and get a your car passed safety.

There are standards, like i said you are just pulling **** out of your ass. Go tackle a dine-dash customer. OF your restaurant which isnt yours but you claimed it was yours, then you were just manager but more than a manager.
Listen to this dipsh!t. When you manufacture car wheels, you do not need to pass any standards. You can cast a wheel, stick them in a box, and sell them. No one is going to stop you. Ok there chief, enjoy getting fleeced on your little big-rig empire. A genius like you, who knows absolutely nothing about wheels, metal, cars, life, girls, or even the occasional FAP deserves to get shoved to the poorhouse. Your dumb a$$ doesn't even know that the standard for a truck wheel is 22.5", not 22.
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Patch me into the call when you negotiate the deals you are talking about. I want to be there to hear the silence on the other end when they figure out a nice way to tell you that you're missing a chromosome.
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Listen to this dipsh!t. When you manufacture car wheels, you do not need to pass any standards. You can cast a wheel, stick them in a box, and sell them. No one is going to stop you. Ok there chief, enjoy getting fleeced on your little big-rig empire. A genius like you, who knows absolutely nothing about wheels, metal, cars, life, girls, or even the occasional FAP deserves to get shoved to the poorhouse. Your dumb a$$ doesn't even know that the standard for a truck wheel is 22.5", not 22.
youre always very angry, why?
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Listen to this dipsh!t. When you manufacture car wheels, you do not need to pass any standards. You can cast a wheel, stick them in a box, and sell them. No one is going to stop you. Ok there chief, enjoy getting fleeced on your little big-rig empire. A genius like you, who knows absolutely nothing about wheels, metal, cars, life, girls, or even the occasional FAP deserves to get shoved to the poorhouse. Your dumb a$$ doesn't even know that the standard for a truck wheel is 22.5", not 22.
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YOU MAD BRO?

I can pull up some government SH IT for you but that will go pointless because to you facts are airborne particles of **** coming from an asshole that is inches away from your face. I dont know the standard for a truck wheel? Did i say i knew a standard anywhere in this thread, ???? can you please give me a source where you got 22" for a standard wheel
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Listen to this dipsh!t. When you manufacture car wheels, you do not need to pass any standards. You can cast a wheel, stick them in a box, and sell them. No one is going to stop you. Ok there chief, enjoy getting fleeced on your little big-rig empire. A genius like you, who knows absolutely nothing about wheels, metal, cars, life, girls, or even the occasional FAP deserves to get shoved to the poorhouse. Your dumb a$$ doesn't even know that the standard for a truck wheel is 22.5", not 22.
Also, im pretty sure if im driving along and my wheel falls apart some asshole will be liable. I know you can go out and buy a replica wheel for dirt cheap but if they are a LEGIT company there going to use industry standards. Or they might get sued up the ass for making a inferior or even dangerous product.
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youre always very angry, why?
It's a Russian thing. You wouldn't understand.
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youre always very angry, why?
Angry? Hardly. Just find it funny that some pissant has his panties in a wad when he is presented with information that he doesn't like.
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It's a Russian thing. You wouldn't understand.
Generally, yes, but not me. Hell, I don't even like vodka.
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