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Are your wheels really VIA

Are your wheels really VIA?

Japan has stricter regulations on the automotive wheel industry than the United States does. Wheels used on the street in Japan must comply with strict load-rating and testing standards called “JWL” (Japan Light alloy Wheel). These tests are self-administered with no oversight, so there’s the potential for labeling wheels as being compliant when they really ...

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Are your wheels really JWL

Are your wheels really JWL?

Did you know that some wheel companies falsely claim that their wheels meet the JWL testing standard? This standard sets the guidelines for the minimum load rating a wheel should have depending on its specifications, and exactly how the stress tests need to be conducted to prove that a wheel is strong enough for passenger-car use. Those tests include cornering ...

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