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Old 08-19-2013, 02:43 PM   #1
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Quiz of the day: replicas or genuine?

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There are 2 blurred out chinese characters in red so fakeeeee.
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You post it from China so fake
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proof is in the weight - knock-offs tend to be a lot heavier.
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light, durable and cheap. You can only have two.
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nouff with quiz... sorry

In US$ equivalent those retails at $1,240 per wheel ($4,900 package). Installation included.

and they sell believe it or not. So it appears that today, if anyone is not only able to copy a design, but also the craftsmanship, they are able to slip in the industry as fast as those who spend millions in developing a product.

Anyone sees a long term problem with that trend?
Can you get me set of those Hamann center caps in black ?
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Was that a serious question?!

Outside diameter 68mm
Outer diameter 67mm
Logo arc diameter 64.5mm

That looks like a BMW fitment not a Porsche ?
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hang on, will ask around for ya. You need them in 76mm/60mm right?
You are correct !
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... So it appears that today, if anyone is not only able to copy a design, but also the craftsmanship, they are able to slip in the industry as fast as those who spend millions in developing a product.

Anyone sees a long term problem with that trend?
They didn't copy the craftsmanship, just the design.

Production craftsmanship is based using the exact right materials that meet all of the requirements of the engineering design; following the exact manufacturing processes to produce a product that is guaranteed to meet all of the engineering specifications; and having verifiable monitoring to ensure that every unit built meets all of the design parameters.

Those are great looking knockoff's and I am not saying that they are not built well, but there is no real craftsmanship.
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Would 4 (four) of those help you endure the waiting period?



I'll post on the aftermarket parts local forum here about your requirements. Might take one or two days to pin them tho. Can't promise but can try.
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Hang on there mate, is this yellow? You want me to give you time to think about it?

Color aside, that's a great looking wheel ! What are the fitments ?
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