Did Weld wheels go out of business?

Did Weld wheels go out of business?

Weld’s company was bought by American Racing Equipment Inc., a business similar to Weld’s that is based near Los Angeles. The $24.4 million sale, approved by a federal bankruptcy judge Sept. 28, came after Weld Wheels had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in August.

Where are WELD Racing wheels made?

Kansas City, Missouri
WELD Racing wheels are made in Kansas City, Missouri.

Can you make any rim a beadlock?

The answer is yes, it can. At the end of the day, it’s the big piece of rubber that causes unbalancing. Beadlock wheels run fine on drag cars that do 200-plus miles per hour, so they’ll be just fine going down the highway too.”

What are Weld wheels made of?

Weld Racing’s wheels can handle the power and speeds of up to 330 mph and are made from the highest grade forged aluminum.

Does Drag Racing need Beadlocks?

Some classes and racers are very weight-conscious, so some of those racers will opt for rim screws or even glue to keep the tire from moving on the wheel. Beadlocks are mandated in many classes now, not just to keep the tire from slipping on the wheel, but to also keep the bead seated.

Are Weld Wheels 3 piece?

WELD Racing brings its application flexible racing technology to the street with a budget-friendly three-piece modular wheel using a unique welded assembly process.

Who bought Weld wheels?

American Racing Equipment
American Racing Equipment has acquired substantially all of the assets of Weld Wheel Industries Inc., a forged wheel maker that recently declared bankruptcy. According to American Racing, Weld’s operations will be integrated with American Racing and will continue manufacturing wheels under the Weld brand.

What do welding Draglites weigh?

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Exterior Finish Polished-aluminum
Material Aluminum
Pitch Circle Diameter 4.25 Inches
Rim Size 15 Inches
Item Weight 11.5 Pounds