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08 S550 do all Benz wheels bend ?

 
Old 08-18-2013, 04:53 PM
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08 S550 do all Benz wheels bend ?

I have put about 3 sets of factory rims on my car & my rims just keep bending
I can't keep doing this I hate the vibration u feel when the rim is bent

Need some help
What rims do u guys suggest for my car that don't bend easy ?
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Are your rims forged? If not then cast alloy will bend more often. What size rims are they? Anything bigger than 19 inch will bend if you are not careful about potholes and curbs.
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Are your rims forged? If not then cast alloy will bend more often. What size rims are they? Anything bigger than 19 inch will bend if you are not careful about potholes and curbs.

I have bent 3 sets of stock 18"rims on small holes
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I also hate vibration too. I am sensitive and know how a bent rim is felt. I have not had that issue on the 18 inch rims on the S550 but with the 19 inch and soft tires this has happened. Mercedes S classes are sensitive and you have to use the Hunter Road force balancers to make sure the rims are bend and the tires are not out of round. I choose michelin tires because they are rounder and provided better cushioning of my rims as opposed to the softer continentals and pirelli tires when I drive on bad roads. This allows me to avoid bent rims.
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