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Are Torque Thrust rims good for track days?

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Hello there! I was wondering if American Racing Torque Thrust rims would make a good option for track rims.the reason

for this is I heard from this link ---> https://interestingengineering.com/wish-list-top-10-car-wheels-want-buyand this

link --->https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Racingthat the shape of them makes it so that they help cool your brakes. 

If they actually do this that might be a HUGE advantage on the track or street. But, they were made with drag racing in

mind. So whether or not they can sustain the sideways forces of the track is a mystery to me along with whether or not

the claims of brake cooling are true. 


Thanks - Willem

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Side force isn't a proble4m, the Cheetah (early Can-Am) used them. 




Not buying that they cool brakes any better than a Libra, RS-8, or any other spoke wheel.

Best brake cooling comes from ducting cool air to the back side where 95% of brake disks take air into their cooling veins.

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Sure, to a certain extent. I wouldn't track on them simply because of their weight. Also, the current Torque Thrust wheels are different in production from the original wheels the Can-Am cars used.


Datsun's aren't heavy, I wouldn't expect that you're going to be side loading just about any wheel hard enough that you'll break it unless you're in a powerful car with slicks.


What size wheels are you running?

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