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SpeedHero AW2S

SpeedHero AW2S

I have some really awesome articles I want to write lately, but don't have the brain power to write them. There's a few articles about my work, and the recent drift school. Some about projects I've helped out with, and even one about concepts of the distant future. All are halted by some internal problems with my brain. 

A sub-project I've been poking at is more wheels for 2017. This time with more realistic dimensions closer to production use. This is a BBS lipped 15x9" 4x114.3 wheel. The SpeedHero AW2S. 


Vintage ad

Kinda want to print this and tuck it into an old magazine at the library

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