Is Enkei a Japanese brand?
Enkei Corporation (エンケイ株式会社, Enkei Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese motorcycle and passenger car wheel manufacturer for both motorsport and street use. The company was founded in 1950 and it is also an OEM manufacturer of wheels for production vehicles, mainly in Aluminium wheels for sporty models. via
Are Enkei wheels good for track?
Enkei builds these wheels to Spec-E protocol which is stricter than JWL standards, so they should also be tougher and less likely to bend or crack even under racing conditions, making it a great wheel for the track or a performance-oriented street setup. via
Who does Enkei make wheels for?
Enkei also produces sophisticated high-tech race wheels for a variety of motorsport, including rallying, drift, sportscar racing and single-seater racing – including supplying lightweight magnesium Formula 1 race wheels to the McLaren Honda team. Enkei has been an Official Supplier to the McLaren F1 team since 1995. via
Does enkei make forged wheels?
ENKEI custom wheels deliver the latest in wheel designs, composite alloy technology such as, casting/forged processes, rigid testing that must pass stringent JGTC Standards and unsurpassed manufacturing facilities. Enkei is dedicated to perfection and delivers the best in aftermarket wheels. via
Are RPF1 strong?
Performance. Performance is where the Enkei RPF1 really shines. This wheel is one of the lightest, strongest wheels on the market today and it's usually the go-to wheel for anyone looking to add to their track or performance build. via
Are RPF1 worth it?
Yes. They are worth it. You really notice braking distance more than acceleration. Holding a 9.5lb wheel after swapping out stock wheels or worse is a great feeling too. via
Do ENKEI wheels come with lug nuts?
Enkei lug nuts are a perfect way to keep your wheels safe while giving your car an artful touch of chrome. These lug nuts look great on any color or size wheel. Included in the kit is a proprietary key to be used with a standard lug nut wrench for installation and removal. via
How good are forged wheels?
Forged wheels offer several advantages. The manufacturing process results in a stronger wheel by eliminating cavities, porosity, and shrinkage. Due to its tighter grain structure, forged wheels are also mechanically stronger, ensuring better wear resistance over time. via
Where is enkei tuning made?
The Enkei Tuning range of alloy wheels will be manufactured by YHI at its facilities in Shanghai and Suzhou in China, Taoyuan in Taiwan, and Sepang in Malaysia. via
Are MSW rims good?
MSW's are the "cheap" siblings of OZ's. Produced by OZ in their Chinese factory. They're pretty good wheels, I use a set for my winter tires. I like the meatier spokes of the Motegi but either isn't bad-looking. via
Are flow formed wheels worth it?
Flow formed wheels are a great option for those who want something lighter and more durable than a cast wheel. On the track, for example, less weight leads to less rotating mass, a benefit for both greater acceleration and breaking efficiency. via
What does flow form mean?
Flow Forming Technology involves the application of pressure to the inner barrel of the wheel, while spinning and after it has been casted. This process stretches and compresses the aluminum, which increases tensile strength. via