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    Im considering buying a set of snowflakes, but one wheel has been welded because of small cracks, do you think it would be safe??


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    4 x welds that could be keeping you and your nearest and dearest either on the road or having a catastrophic failure and causing your demise

    i personally would not touch a wheel with 1 x repair = let alone 4

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    Well I wouldn't even get in a car that had that on it! Makes you wonder why they are for sale!
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    best to give them a miss mate and keep lookig you will find a decent set

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    no wait for a better set

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    depends how cheap they are, as you could buy one more

    i would not ride with welded alloys...

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    Stay away from flakes mate,
    yes they look damn good but there prone to cracking. do a search through the forum to see for yourself

    or go for the 18" ones

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    Dont go anywhere near them. I wouldn't put that wheel on a go-cart
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    Cheers lads for the advice, I might go for 18s as Grahamy says theyre prone to cracking and my heart and my wallet would be broke with them.

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