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Old 8th February 2017, 12:49 PM   #1
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GTD knock on wheels?

Any UK based options for GTD's?
I'm considering Vintage Wheels in the US. nice looking wheels.
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Old 8th February 2017, 03:04 PM   #2
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Re: GTD knock on wheels?

Image wheels?
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Old 8th February 2017, 04:00 PM   #3
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Re: GTD knock on wheels?

I have a set of UK Image Wheel BRMs on Granada PCD adapters... Quite happy with them.
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Old 8th February 2017, 04:10 PM   #4
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Re: GTD knock on wheels?

Simon

We have them with original type spinners.

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Old 8th February 2017, 04:57 PM   #5
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Re: GTD knock on wheels?

Simon, take some quiet advice before spending hard money, Frank
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Old 8th February 2017, 07:21 PM   #6
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Re: GTD knock on wheels?

Simon,

I'm using Vintage Wheel for a while and quite happy with them. They produce wheels in South Africa, so the wheels had been sent from there.

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Old 8th February 2017, 07:56 PM   #7
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Re: GTD knock on wheels?

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Picture attached.

Some of the wheels available do not have the correct approvals for use on European roads.

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Old 9th February 2017, 12:34 PM   #8
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Re: GTD knock on wheels?

I have 6 revolution wheels.
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Old 15th February 2017, 06:34 PM   #9
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Re: GTD knock on wheels?

hi Simon

i have a new set of Vintage Wheels 17" halibrand
that did not fit on my BEC. With tires, 245 mm and 315 mm. Will upload pics tomorrow in for sale.
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Old 16th February 2017, 02:37 PM   #10
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Re: GTD knock on wheels?

Hi Simon,

I have the vintage wheels and adapter on GTD standard for more than 10 years and it works perfectly.
I had 17 inches wheels but changed back to the original i.e.: 15'.
Āvon tires 245 front and 295 rear.
I had 2 times a serious exit at Spa and the last time I killed 2 wheels agains the wall in the Raidillon.
The bolt on adapters on the GTD part are still intact !
I know Frank has his view on safety about the bolton and I respect his view as well.

Good luck in your choice.

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Old 19th February 2017, 03:05 PM   #11
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Re: GTD knock on wheels?

I've been hit on the Le Castellet track last year. It destroyed a wheel and a tire (and ruined my paint job). I was happy to have 3 pieces wheels, as, after a careful checking, only the outer rim appeared to be damaged and had to be changed, which was not so expensive... (not to mention the price of a new avon tire and of a complete paint job !)
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Old 22nd February 2017, 10:34 AM   #12
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Mine just arrived for my GTD from Image wheels today look great
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Old 22nd February 2017, 05:45 PM   #13
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Mine just arrived for my GTD from Image wheels today look great
Snap, mine arrived today too...
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Old 22nd February 2017, 06:47 PM   #14
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