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Old 03-07-2010, 10:57 PM   #1
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Default Proline V2 RIMS vs AKA RIMS & why?

I have a set of PL Hole Shots tires but iv been running PL Revolvers with AKA rims and no problems, so should I run AKA rims with my PL tires or get a set of PL V2 rims.
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Old 03-08-2010, 12:05 AM   #2
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AKA's are lighter by 5grams per wheel I believe...

I've also had the PL V2's distort; I've yet to have an AKA do that.

AKA's also seem to glue up a touch better.

I've used both, it's not a huge difference. Size-wise they're the same for all intents, so it's more of a personal preference/brand loyalty tossup. (Other than the weight factor).
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AKA wheels seem to be a touch larger are offers a tighter fit between the tire and wheel. It's a personal preference but I like it because it makes it easier to glue. But really it isn't a huge difference. Quality wise they are the same in my opinion. I have only tried 3 different brands of wheels, AKA, Proline and Losi. My favorite is AKA, Proline a close second, and third Losi. I have had problems with Losi wheels cracking but that could just be on my end.
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Old 03-08-2010, 05:46 AM   #4
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Yea I mainly run AKA and then Proline second. The AKA's generally glue up very well-Specially tyres. And they feel slightly stiffer and cooler in my opinion. Yet to have one crack of distort, but proline had a few crack on my buggy.. But tbh the rims are much different.. but the tyres AKA all the way...
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