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RWD Drift - Aluminum Wheel/Rim v.s. Plastic

Old 01-03-2019, 05:17 AM
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Default RWD Drift - Aluminum Wheel/Rim v.s. Plastic

I'm a pretty noob in the hobby world. My gf got me a MST set for Christmas and I've already stucked myself in it.

I'm building a new outlook with Tamiya AMG and when I come about rim/wheel selection, it frustrates me a little. The aluminum wheels look gorgeous and sturdy. But I'm not quiet sure if its a good fit for drifting compare to regular plastic ones.

I'll be maining running on concrete with MST shinny flat tires. My setup is simple RWD MST RMX 2.0s

Any feedbacks on the pros and cons are very much appreciated. Thanks!
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Old 01-03-2019, 08:58 AM
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I've always just bought plastic, they have more options, look good and can stand up to the abuse.

With drifting and any sort of onroad driving, the simple fact is you're going to hit stuff.

Just like real rims, when you curb a rim, its going to scuff or scrape and "buffing" can be timely.

Save some $$, buy some plastic rims, pick up a set of chrom ormatte finish and have a set of "display" wheels if you want to give the metal look.

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