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THROWDOWN PERFORMANCE is proud to present one of our favorite and featured wheel lines to OptimaForums... FORGESTAR WHEELS! We have most of their wheels listed on our site, but please don't hesitate to contact us with inquiries and questions!

Features:
  • High Quality flow form production
  • Durability of a Forged Wheel
  • Lightweight and Excellent Value
  • TPMS Compatible
  • Clears OEM calipers and aftermarket big brake kits
  • Custom offsets and bolt patterns
  • Fits nearly any vehicle!
  • Wheels are made to order!
Why Forgestar Wheels Are Better Than Cast Wheels

Custom Offsets - Forgestar wheels can be made in virtually any offset, whereas standard cast wheels come in a set offset. This allows you to dial in exactly how you want your wheels to sit (we can help you select the offset you need for the look your looking for). Having custom offsets allows for fitment of wider wheels in stock suspension and lowered vehicles. Forgestar wheels are designed specifically for your car and it's suspension setup, where cast wheels are designed for everyone and typically do not take in to account lowered suspension setups.

Weight
- Forgestar wheels are also much lighter than cast wheels. The 19x8.5 F05 & F14 wheels both weigh an amazingly light 22.5 lbs, where a cast wheel of this same size would weigh anywhere from 27-30 lbs. This is a saving of roughly 5-7 pounds per wheel makes a BIG difference in regards to handling and drivability. Reducing unsprung weight (weight that is not supported by the car's suspension, i.e wheels, tires, brake rotors, and brake calipers) is one of the easiest ways toimprove your car's handling, braking, and acceleration. As a general estimate 1 pound of unsprung weight is equal to 10 pounds of static weight. (weight that is supported by the vehicle's suspension). By using this ratio if you were to replace your stock wheels that weighed 27 lbs with Forgestar wheels you would be saving 180 lbs. in static weight!


Strength
- Flow-formed wheels are similar in strength to that of a fully forged wheel, without the cost. The process used to make the Forgestar wheels is the same process BBS wheels uses as well. Forgestar wheels are also rated at 1500 lbs per wheel which is considerably more than a cast wheels which are typically around 1000-1200 lbs. per wheel.

Range of Sizes - Forgestar wheels are available in a multitude of sizes, allowing you to decide exactly what diameter and width you want to run on your vehicle, rather being forced to run a set staggered size with cast wheels (As cast wheels usually are only available with one set front wheel width, and one rear wheel width).

CUSTOM FINISHES ALSO AVAILABLE! Please contact us for inquiries!
  • Standard Finishes : Premium custom powdercoat finishes also available (See below)
  • Carbon Overlay - 100% real carbon fiber overlay
  • Karbon Overlay- This is a carbon fiber look overlay


 

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How much are the pinstripes ? 18"
 

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CF5 18" with Carbon powdercoat? I'd really like to know how much!
 

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Man the 19s I want are 1300 bucks

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Yea well my ecos are still lighter so im sticking with them untill I can afford my r compounds too

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