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Hey Blacksheep What wheels are these?

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I want to say CCW, it's kind of hard to tell.
They ran CCW endurance wheels on those cars, but also another (CCW) design.
This is my opinion, and I don't know that it's shared by others, but IMO since "John the Wheel man" sold CCW to Weld their service hasn't been that great, At one time they were the best wheels money could buy, they were like the M1 Abrams of wheels when it came to strength and they would machine custom offsets from 50K psi per square inch billet.

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I want to say CCW, it's kind of hard to tell.
They ran CCW endurance wheels on those cars, but also another (CCW) design.
This is my opinion, and I don't know that it's shared by others, but IMO since "John the Wheel man" sold CCW to Weld their service hasn't been that great, At one time they were the best wheels money could buy, they were like the M1 Abrams of wheels when it came to strength and they would machine custom offsets from 50K psi per square inch billet.

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I like this picture! Thanks for sharing!
 
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this is one of those wheels that got hammered and I had to straighten, it was downgraded to a rain wheel after this.
(disclaimer: this wheel was beaten straight by a trained professional using a hammer and a block of wood, do not try this at home)

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they could take a hit and not fail
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I went over to the shop in Daytona when John the wheel man still owned CCW, they take a piece of billet that is formed by compressing aluminum to 50K psi/inch to form it




once they establish center they put them on the shelf awaiting orders
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then they start hacking away at it
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If it's a 2 piece wheel, it will look like this, not much aluminum left
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then they create the ring, in different offsets to bolt to it
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this one was rejected, but you can see how they bolt together
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the one piece wheels are completely machined and start the polishing process
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they are finish polished by hand
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there. more info than you ever wanted to know about wheels
 
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I want to say CCW, it's kind of hard to tell.
They ran CCW endurance wheels on those cars, but also another (CCW) design.
This is my opinion, and I don't know that it's shared by others, but IMO since "John the Wheel man" sold CCW to Weld their service hasn't been that great, At one time they were the best wheels money could buy, they were like the M1 Abrams of wheels when it came to strength and they would machine custom offsets from 50K psi per square inch billet.

View attachment 66484

Wanna know how I know we are running on a different budget?! :) Hell, my first thought was where the hell would I store all these wheels!


I went over to the shop in Daytona when John the wheel man still owned CCW, they take a piece of billet that is formed by compressing aluminum to 50K psi/inch to form it




once they establish center they put them on the shelf awaiting orders
View attachment 66521



then they start hacking away at it
View attachment 66522



View attachment 66513

If it's a 2 piece wheel, it will look like this, not much aluminum left
View attachment 66514

then they create the ring, in different offsets to bolt to it
View attachment 66515

this one was rejected, but you can see how they bolt together
View attachment 66516

the one piece wheels are completely machined and start the polishing process
View attachment 66517

they are finish polished by hand
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there. more info than you ever wanted to know about wheels


Question, you may not know. When they machine them, do they recycle the shavings they remove? I assume so, just never thought to asks.
 
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Wanna know how I know we are running on a different budget?! :) Hell, my first thought was where the hell would I store all these wheels!





Question, you may not know. When they machine them, do they recycle the shavings they remove? I assume so, just never thought to asks.
Yes they do
 

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