What is Porsche Fuchs?

What is Porsche Fuchs?

The Fuchs wheel, or ‘Fuchs felge’, is a specialty wheel made for the first Porsche 911 model in the early 1960s. They provided the rear-engined sports car with a reduction in unsprung mass, through a strong and lightweight alloy wheel.

Where are Fuchs wheels made?

We offer the original Fuchs wheels for your Porsche, made in Germany by Otto Fuchs.

Who makes Fuchs wheels?

To this day the classic Fuchsfelgen are sold by Porsche Classic. At the beginning of the 1970ies OTTO FUCHS together with Mercedes developed the so-called “baroque wheel”. Present on the market for fifteen years, the baroque wheel on the Mercedes became a legend as well.

How do you polish Fuchs?

It’s a very simple process:

  1. Clean the wheel – a gentle car wash soap is all you should need.
  2. Apply a thin coat to the anodizing on the polished wheel surfaces.
  3. Buff petroleum jelly off with a soft cloth, turning it several times in order to expose a fresh area of the cloth.

What does Fuchs mean?

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German vuhs, German Fuchs ‘fox’, nickname for a sly or cunning person, or for someone with red hair. This name is widespread throughout central Europe. As a Jewish name, it is mainly an ornamental name.

How do you pronounce Fuchs wheels?

Let’s start by clearing up the issue of pronunciation – Fuchs is a German word (the translation is ‘Fox’, by the way!), and is NOT pronounced ‘Foosh’ – it should sound like ‘Look’, albeit with an ‘F’ at the start.

Are Porsche wheels aluminum?

Most aftermarket wheels for Porsche cars and SUVs are made from an aluminum alloy. Most are cast. Many are forged. An elite few are manufactured using an esoteric process called rotary forging.

How common is Fuchs corneal dystrophy?

The late-onset form of Fuchs endothelial dystrophy is a common condition, affecting approximately 4 percent of people over the age of 40 in the United States. The early-onset variant of Fuchs endothelial dystrophy is rare, although the exact prevalence is unknown.

What nationality is the name Fuchs?


Are Porsche wheels cast or forged?


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