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No they were made from Austria. That's funny because my rear 18x9 are made in Germany but yet the details of both rims look very identical.....hmmmm I wonder why is one made in Germany and the other from Austria?
Mine too, I ordered my new sets at tire rack when they on close out sale, and i notice it was made in Austria and i one wonder also why? btw, I sold mine too one of our forum members.

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Mine too, I ordered my new sets at tire rack when they on close out sale, and i notice it was made in Austria and i one wonder also why? btw, I sold mine too one of our forum members.
I called Tire Rack and ask why is one made in Austria and the other in Germany, unfortunately they have no clue either. But did you also notice that the 18x8s (Austria) are more expensive than the 18x9s (Germany)? I mean you would think the bigger rim would cost more. Is that saying that the ones made in Austria are made better.
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I called Tire Rack and ask why is one made in Austria and the other in Germany, unfortunately they have no clue either. But did you also notice that the 18x8s (Austria) are more expensive than the 18x9s (Germany)? I mean you would think the bigger rim would cost more. Is that saying that the ones made in Austria are made better.

I hate to think that way, it's the same rims anyway, maybe because tire rack is paying more in their supplier thats why they have to charge more?

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