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Hello to everyone that reads this post...My name is Ryan and I am wanting to get into the wheel business But i don't want to mass produce them and I want to do it on a special client basis.....For example the wheel i uploaded here, wouldn't it be nice if you wanted it in chrome or a different color or finish that would be catered to you based on the size of wheel you wanted. I would like to get all the advice i can get so that I can be the best wheels for the customers that are you, the bloggers the people who owns these amazing automobile and don't mind giving in a "unique" look that reflects the owners personality and style. Again I ask for YOUR ADVICE. I am going to listen to the people and make it happen. I love cars and would love to make it happen and give you all the best service possible
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I've had a lot of fun buying up rare wheels when I see them and often getting them refurbed to like-new condition at my local wheel shop. They can put any finish I want on a set of wheels.

Aluminum is a terrible substrate for real chrome, and the environmental regulations associated with electroplating makes it not the most cost effective solution. PVD is the modern replacement for chroming wheels I believe.

Anything other than a big-name wheel company wheels will probably always be seen as "knock offs" or replicas of some wheel design that's already been made. That's my opinion.

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yes I'm very aware that there will always be seen as knockoffs a replica wheels and due to the fact that chromene it's such a big no-no do today environmental issues what I was going to do was possibly get them PVD Chrome or order them chrome from overseas again my plan is to sell something that people want to buy at a cost effective price I'm not looking to make a lot of profit off of them but I just want everyone to have the opportunity to have a rare look or make their cars look very unique as they are with their owners
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So basically no one would be willing to pay for chrome replica wheels if the auto manufacturers dont offer it
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chrome don't get you home...
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give me a few minutes to understand what you were saying but yes I do get what you're saying as far as reference to quality in which you are right is first and equality is I would not get into the people live in their car and people have family I have a family
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