Racing with factory steel wheels
> Steel wheels are starting to look really good to me--I guess I'm sick
> of mags. I'm going to have to do some experimenting to see if I can
> strengthen some properly. I was looking at a picture of Peyote the
> other day with steel wheels on and realized how natural and how much
> better it looks.
Lots of experience with racing production steel wheels reminds me that it is
not a good idea.
Racing on production steel wheels is not a good idea at all. Even with the
center reinforced and little fingers welded vertical in several places they
still bend too much and fracture just when you finally figured out how to
get through that sharp bend in fourth gear without lifting. Be happy there
are so many aluminum and mag wheels available that will save the paint on
the top side of your roll over bar.
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