Are Konig Wheels Reps
What are considered Rep wheels?
Replica wheels are any wheel that is a derivation or direct clone of an existing style. Take, for example, the ESM Wheels 001 model, which is a direct copy of the BBS RS style, but mimics the 3-piece design with fake hardware. It is just a cast monoblock wheel designed to look the part but at a fraction of the price.
ARE Konig wheels cast?
With years of experience developing light weight casted wheels, Konig has combined the high-tech casting with the new M.A.T. Process to develop an excellent product. König will develop new products with better performance, while removing the limitation of design found in forged wheels.
What’s the difference between reps and real wheels?
What really is the difference between a real & replica wheel? Well for starter, a fake wheel doesn’t mean it is made from plastic. When a replica wheel is mentioned, it usually means the wheel is a replicate of a genuine wheel in term of design. In other words, they create the wheels to mimic popular wheels out there.
What is wrong with Rep wheels?
Due to the replica wheels being made up of much more porous material, they are much more susceptible to cracking and in extreme cases completely shattering when they are confronted by heavy impacts and large torque inputs – forces that the OEM wheels are engineered to deal with.
What are reps in shoes?
Meaning they are made to a 1:1 match by hand and in low production quantities. They are made utilizing the same materials and come with the correct box and packaging. They are so high in quality, its almost impossible to distinguish them apart from authentic counterparts. About.
Are Enkei wheels cast?
Durville Die Casting & MAT Process Enkei has adopted two technologies – the Durville die casting and MAT process that ensure cast aluminum wheels have strength comparable to forged ones. In the Durville process, molten aluminum alloy is poured into the mold from its inner rim side, with the disc side facing downward.
What is flowforming wheel?
Flow Forming Technology involves the application of pressure to the inner barrel of the wheel, while spinning and after it has been casted. This process stretches and compresses the aluminum, which increases tensile strength. In this respect the process shares similar properties to those found in the forging process.
What is mat processing?
MAT process is a rim creation method by spinning, used to create 2-piece and 3 piece rim. First, the aluminium alloy is poured into a mold, the casting is then spanned at super-speed while being forged at the same time. The shape of the rim is then formed in the process.
How do I know if my rims are real?
Aftermarket vs OEM Wheels: Many times you can identify a factory OEM rim by checking for the vehicle maker logo on the backside (Think Ford logo, Chevy logo, etc), and also there will almost always be OEM type numbers on the back of the wheel which sometimes includes the actual part number.
How do I know if my wheels are real?
Look on the inside of the wheel and search for the serial numbers and other identifying marks. Compare these serial numbers with auto parts stores’ databases. If they don’t match, they may not be OEM; however, some are specialty wheels so be sure to ask around on online car parts forums or OEM wheel shops.