How much do OZ wheels weigh?
We took the 8×18 inch OZ Superleggera to the scale for a quick test. Including center cap and minus the stem, each wheel weighed 18.5 lb, which is very impressive. As a comparison, we have seem some 8×18 wheels that weigh up to 29.4 lb!
What does HLT mean Oz?
High Light Technology
High Light Technology. Manufacturing technology to improve lightweight characteristics to the wheel, with an even higher performance driving dynamics and a structural integrity to surpass the most stringent safety tests.
How are OZ racing wheels made?
A quality starting from technology processes OZ wheels are produced through Low Pressure Casting and Gravity technologies. Low pressure casting the alloy is heated at about 700°C, cast and is low pressure injected into the bottom of the mould, to the top.
What does OZ Racing stand for?
OZ Racing are one of the leading names when it comes to alloy wheels. An Italian brand founded in a petrol station on the outskirts of Venice in 1971, OZ take their name from the initials of their founders Silvano Oselladore and Pietro Zen and started life producing alloy wheels in 1978.
Are OZ Racing wheels any good?
Anyways, OZ Wheels are one of the most reputable wheel manufactures around since the 1970’s along with BBS and Ronal. They even make OEM wheels for AMG so to answer your question, they are very good wheels. I’ve had about 4 sets of OZ 3 piece wheels and they are probably the best quality wheels i’ve had on my cars.
Where are Sparco wheels made?
As far as I know, ALL of the actual OZ branded wheels are cast/flow formed in Italy, and ALL of the Sparco branded wheels are cast in China. WTB WTB 15″ Sparco Terra or other 15″ rally-inspired wheels.
Where are OZ wheels made?
Oz Racing alloy wheels are the perfect fusion between performance, construction quality and design. Safety, entertainment and calmness while driving start from here. All our alloy wheels are conceived, hand-built and tested in Italy.