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      11-23-2012, 05:47 AM   #1
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Breyton GTS-R

Hi Guys,

Looking at Breyton GTS-R in FULL Black for me 1ser (would consider silver is anyone is selling). Anyone know where i can get them apart from TireRack? Like a local importer in australia (thats reasonable on price)
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      11-23-2012, 07:45 PM   #2
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I looked into these for quite a while. What turned me off was that they had a bad reputation for cracking. Might wanna see if that is still an issue. Was a fair bit of info on the US forums.

And getting the warranty sorted is an issue with no local disty that I am aware of.
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I looked into these for quite a while. What turned me off was that they had a bad reputation for cracking. Might wanna see if that is still an issue. Was a fair bit of info on the US forums.

And getting the warranty sorted is an issue with no local disty that I am aware of.
I have had Breyton gts-r on my car for 4 years and covered 80,000 kms.
Great wheels no problems with cracking or otherwise for me.
I brought them in from tirerack directly.
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      11-25-2012, 12:28 AM   #4
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Maybe you were one of the lucky ones

But I assure you that there are plenty of reported cases. And from what I read, getting the issue dealt with under warranty was a challenge. And just sharing the results of hours of my research with the OP.

Fantastic looking wheel though. One of my favourites.
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But I assure you that there are plenty of reported cases. And from what I read, getting the issue dealt with under warranty was a challenge. And just sharing the results of hours of my research with the OP.
I can attest to this statement. Over on the Mazdaspeed forums there were many cases of cracked GTS-R's.
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      11-25-2012, 07:32 PM   #6
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Are you sure its the GTS-R not the GTS? Apparently the GTS-R has a completely different metalurgy and structure, which is what caused the cracks in the GTS's
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http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=310912

The above relates to the GTS-R's... but it is an old post....

You would have thought that the they would have fixed the issue - if it was an issue.

But I haven't reserached it since deciding to not to chance it.
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