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Old 09-21-2010, 04:57 AM   #21 (permalink)
Piwoslaw
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I think an odd number of spokes is more appealing to the human eye.

I see 3-spoked alloys every so often, mostly on Mercedes. I believe they are not good for larger diameter wheels because the distance between spokes is big enough to allow denting/bending. I hate 4-spoke wheels, though.

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I've heard that using prime numbers has the effect of isolating vibrations. So 5, 7, or 9 are common used when the number of "X" is chosen.
Um, 9 isn't a prime number.

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Hey, that's cheating!!

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How about the 8-spoke DaVinci wheel?


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