Lenso wheel worth to get it?

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Guys,

Plan to go light weight rim to replace on my existing heavy JRD rim.
RPF1 with 4.4kg / rim quoted RM2400. However, Lenso with 5.8kg / rim quoted RM 1100.

Understand that Lenso is mfg from Thailand, and is quite fresh for me on the rim quality. Therefore, would like to ask for opinion on Lenso rim. Any user here? can share? Thanks.:hmmmm:
 

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i'm no lenso user.i use wedsport.for me,lenso is a good wheel n worth buying.
light n reasonably priced.
 

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I agree with sify GT Auto. Worth buying. I used Lenso once before, 16" and 2 pcs design.
 

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boyzone,

Whose the dealer you are buying from ? Lenso has a good reputation. I might plan to change to them in future.
 

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I hunted around the internet for a Lenso Malaysian distributor. Didn't find anything useful until I came across this company called Kai Shen Marketing and check out the Lenso Maglite wheel :-

Kai Shen Marketing Sdn Bhd ::

It's the same wheel that was used by my friend Bill Sherwood when he participated in Merdeka Millennium Endurance race :-

Bill Sherwood's Merdeka Millenium Endurance race experiences

I guess it must be one of the lighter Lenso wheels and it certainly looks really good. Pity I can't use it since my car PCD 114.3 and the Maglite is a PCD 100. I saw a set with my own eyes before fitted to another Corolla and the minimalist 4-spoke design is very attractive on the car since you can see all tthe brake-discs and calipers.
 

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lenso is good and cheap. i'd put them on par or better than taiwan manufacturers. they also OEM to a US brand and sold in the states under that brand.

depending on your car and colour, i would select the RPF1 if its suitable. especially if its the white one and your car is yellow, blue or black.
 

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There is a Lenso Shop in TTDI. right next to shell.. from KL on the way to 1utama.. u won't miss it

it's owned by CKL i think
 

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Looking for LENSO rims??..Teck Ming Auto at SUNWAY...nice price given by them...Lenso maglite 15" RM899...The one I'm using rite now...Pm me for full address...
 

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FVel,

I get from one of the tyreshop from Penang. Btw, I still huntting other shop for pricing comparision.
Btw, My Satria also running with 114.3. Therefore, need to go to change my PCD first :biggrin:
Maglite is 2005 model.. Not sure on the rim weight.
 

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Just for general info for lenso maglite rims (spec for 15")

Spec:15 Inch x 7 J
PCD:4 Holes x 100mm
 

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i don't know about u guys but i don't find mag light to be "light".:).i think
"light-2"and "VPD" is the lightest among lenso wheel but that just me.
u guys can go to their distributor and lift it by urself.:)
 

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I will bring weight machine to there when I want to purchase.
Maglite have a great look, and of coz, still no idea with the weight.
So far, I only know 1 rim ( like Light-2 ) with 5.8kg quoted with 1.1k for 15 inch , and VPD is another rim which is have a good rating from web.

Now, the most important for me is look for the authorize dealer :biggrin:
 

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FVel,

I get from one of the tyreshop from Penang. Btw, I still huntting other shop for pricing comparision.
Btw, My Satria also running with 114.3. Therefore, need to go to change my PCD first :biggrin:
Maglite is 2005 model.. Not sure on the rim weight.
hehe....I am also seriously considering converting to PCD 100. All the really nice rims are almost exclusively PCD 100.
 

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Just for general info for lenso maglite rims (spec for 15")

Spec:15 Inch x 7 J
PCD:4 Holes x 100mm
Will keep you in view bro. I'm running 14" at the moment. Once I wear out the rubbers, will start hunting for suitable 15".
 

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i don't know about u guys but i don't find mag light to be "light".:).i think
"light-2"and "VPD" is the lightest among lenso wheel but that just me.
u guys can go to their distributor and lift it by urself.:)
Interesting.
 

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hehe....I am also seriously considering converting to PCD 100. All the really nice rims are almost exclusively PCD 100.

I hear that 4x114.3 will shift to either 5x100 or 5x114.3. Therefore, latest new rim are design with 4x100 and 5x100 / 5x114.3 only.:hmmmm:

Anyway, will go to change back my PCD by nextweek. :biggrin:
 

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mine on Lenso 15" + 195/55/15 tyre....



with standard abs & spring..looking foward on GABS suspension next month.....
 

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hehe....I am also seriously considering converting to PCD 100. All the really nice rims are almost exclusively PCD 100.
if u looking to buy a used wheel (h/cut),better retain ur pcd then changing
to 100.most of those nice wheel from japan r 114.3.u will regret later.
 

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if u looking to buy a used wheel (h/cut),better retain ur pcd then changing
to 100.most of those nice wheel from japan r 114.3.u will regret later.

GT-San,

RPF1 only come with PCD 100 :biggrin:
Is very extractive people with 4.4kg per rim. Furthermore, brand new price is not too far if compare with rim from chop shop. ( understand..laa, most of the chop shop is no market value one.. only want to chop people )
Besides, is quite high risk go for 2nd rim as might have warp, dented or micro crack which is we unable to detected. :biggrin:

That why this time I go to brand new rim :biggrin:
 

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Guys,

Latest update.. just back from another tyre shop..
understand that not only LS-2 is come with 5.8kg.. actually most of the Lenso rims are designed with 5.8kg weight, and has list on the rim with " 5.8kg"
They also quoted with RM1.1k as well for all 15 inch Lenso rim.
However, Maglite currently is run out of stock.. should be said that is discontinue model. :biggrin:
 

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GT-San,

RPF1 only come with PCD 100 :biggrin:
Is very extractive people with 4.4kg per rim. Furthermore, brand new price is not too far if compare with rim from chop shop.
( understand..laa, most of the chop shop is no market value one.. only want to chop people )
Besides, is quite high risk go for 2nd rim as might have warp, dented or micro crack which is we unable to detected. :biggrin:

That why this time I go to brand new rim :biggrin:
oooo....u mean new wheel is it?i thought ur looking for chop shop wheel.btw bz,
about used wheel,well,it depends.thousand of ppl already using chop shop wheel
but never heard of the wheel fail even though some of them have a big dent on
it.maybe it's luck.
 

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Got to decide wisely on buying chop shop stuffs.
 

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if u looking to buy a used wheel (h/cut),better retain ur pcd then changing
to 100.most of those nice wheel from japan r 114.3.u will regret later.
GT,

I spoke to my tuner yesterday and he gave me the same advice. For that matter, he can get me very good 15" PCD 114.3 rims ranging from very good to insanely good (probably oso insanely expensive).

Noobie like me don't realize such things. Thanks for the advice.
 

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no problem bro.sharing is caring...hahahaha.:).hope u find a good wheel
with a reasonable price tag.my wedsport is around 5.3kg.2 piece contruction.
cost me rm700 w/o tyre.
 

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Got to decide wisely on buying chop shop stuffs.
yup....when u buying a used wheel,remember to check the air valve
n the tyre that come with the wheel.it might be hardenor expired
n the valve might leak air.wash the wheel throughly n check for
sign of fatigue n crack.dent is a small problem if the price is right.
 

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yup....when u buying a used wheel,remember to check the air valve
n the tyre that come with the wheel.it might be hardenor expired
n the valve might leak air.wash the wheel throughly n check for
sign of fatigue n crack.dent is a small problem if the price is right.
Indeed, check tyre's year of manufacturer. No use got 80% thread if is more than 5 years old. The thread become keras already, no grip.