Carbon wheels

Discussion in '458 Italia/488/F8' started by Twosherpaz, Sep 22, 2018.

  1. Twosherpaz

    Twosherpaz Formula Junior
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    Feb 25, 2014
    Thermal, CA
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    Has anyone heard anything substantiated about the carbon wheels on the Pista?

    I have heard of both production delays and cracking but nothing “official.”
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  3. Dadr

    Dadr Formula Junior
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    Nov 4, 2012
    Memphis, TN
    I heard the allocation has been sold out including stocked wheels and planned production but nothing of a faulty wheel. I also heard because of the demand may be released as an after sale option in the future.

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  4. ppg70

    ppg70 Formula Junior

    Aug 22, 2017
    Confirmed, not eneough capacity to satisfy the demand. For now they are sold out!
    I didn’t hear about cracking issues

    They canceled them from the options of Pista Spider
  5. ajr550

    ajr550 Formula Junior

    Apr 6, 2014
    UK and Caribbean
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    Andrew Roberts
    Mmmm !
    Perceived wisdom on here was to order carbon fibre wheels so they appeared on build sheet but fit standard wheel purchased from dealer.
    I do atelier at factory in a few weeks for mine so I will see if that is still possible.
  6. TomTom77

    TomTom77 Formula Junior

    Mar 21, 2013
    Dubai, UAE
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    Cracking would surprise me! I mean, whilst obviously possible, carbon fiber for wheels have been around for a few years already?
    My bet is on production capacity issues!
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