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Are 10-spoke blade pearl wheels cracking?

 
Old 04-24-2019, 04:33 PM
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Default Are 10-spoke blade pearl wheels cracking?

I searched 10 spoke blade wheels but didn't find anything on point. Have these optional wheels been cracking also?
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Old 04-24-2019, 06:38 PM
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Not that i've heard of, which is why i bought them for my '19 Z
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I have them on my 16. Have a little over 7k on them. When I put it up for next oil change in few weeks I'll be checking.

I believe I read a post that someone bent a 10 spoke but don't recall cracking?
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Old 04-24-2019, 08:22 PM
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3,600 miles on mine, and no problems. Running MPSS run flats.
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Old 04-24-2019, 09:21 PM
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I have 15,000 miles on mine. Bought new tires last week. Installer at Discount Tire called me out to the garage to show me one of the wheels had a wobble. The wobble could not be corrected by balancing the wheel. Installer stated the wheel was bent. I went to the dealer and they would not cover it under warranty. I have no recollection of hitting anything that would have bent the wheel. Iím trying to decide now whether to buy a new rim or have the bent rim repaired. Thankfully, only the right rear wheel was bent. The others were fine.
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The bending doesn't concerned personally. I expect it from such a poorly supported wide barrel.

All the cracking is a different story. Hopefully the 10 blade spoke wheels are fairing better.
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Both front 10 sooke wheels on my car got bent. 1 was repaired, the other replaced. I did hit a couple nasty potholes though. Have not seen any cracking on them though so far!
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I read that they represent only 2% of the wheels purchased on 2019 Corvettes so they may not show up as much as others. The above comments do show that they are prone to problems.I have them and will be watching.
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I put the 5 spoke GS wheels on my Z because I hate the look of the "spider web" originals. Has anyone heard of any problems with them? They were made in Italy.
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Originally Posted by MiamiCowboy View Post
I read that they represent only 2% of the wheels purchased on 2019 Corvettes so they may not show up as much as others. The above comments do show that they are prone to problems.I have them and will be watching.
they're not prone to problems, both comments said that they hit something and they were bent, still no cracks. Bent huge wheels like we have aren't the issue, cracking is.
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Well... for what it's worth I changed my oil today and while I was there I figured why not inspect for any issues with the wheels... found none. 7200mi on NJ NY and PA **** roads. Couldn't be happier (watch this jinx now lol)

If anyone is interested I made some videos with my cell of the process. Forgive the shakiness if you take a look. I do those videos for my own sake and our family and friends for the memories.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...y3vF4C304uCTFf

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