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That link doesn’t work on my phone, says it’s unsecure, and when I look on eBay there aren’t any.
Type in 'AMG A35 Alloy' into ebay and then choose used from the condition option on the left. It's been on there for ages, and you can make an offer on it. Not a bad price either considering it comes with a tyre.
 

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Are you saying you still can't see that one on ebay? Or that you would prefer to pay twice as much without a tyre. The ebay one is Genuine.
I’ve just seen it. It’s used. It may be genuine, but how do I know it isn’t bent, has any damage, or been welded/ repaired before.

I’d honestly rather pay £300 more for something that I know is going to be safe and sound. I didn’t buy a £40,000 car to cheap out on parts. That’s just my personal preference.
 

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You'd know if it had been welded or repaired because it is still in the original manufacturer finish. You could make a cheeky offer so the gamble was worth it if thats how you feel, but it's your money ;)

Good luck with getting it sorted (y)
 

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You'd know if it had been welded or repaired because it is still in the original manufacturer finish. You could make a cheeky offer so the gamble was worth it if thats how you feel, but it's your money ;)

Good luck with getting it sorted (y)
Thanks for your help mate. I really am one for piece of mind when it comes to my motors, which is why I don’t mind paying out. I’m going ATS tomorrow. I’ll keep this thread updated.

Cheers.
 
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Quick update. Went to ATS. Told him I had a cracked wheel, he didn’t even look it at, just told me to replace it which I’m going to do.

Rang my local Mercedes dealership and they’ve priced a replacement at £690, so that’s what I’m going to do. Not going to get it welded as it’ll forever remain structurally weak.

Thanks for the help guys. Hope this doesn’t happen to anyone else though. The ATS fella reckons it’s very common with Mercedes.
 
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About 8k kms and driven on pretty smooth roads/highways. Seems like the quality of these wheels aren’t that great, kind of disappointed. Maybe rolled over a few potholes but nothing serious that I recall. Anybody else with these multi spokes that have cracked? Summer tires are Pirelli PZ4. Wheels are made in CZ I believe.

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I’ve recently driven through a pothole but haven’t lost any tyre pressure nor is there any vibration through the front wheels. Are these usually the 2 most common symptoms of a crack or buckle?
 

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Are the A35 19" alloys not made to the same spec as that of the A45s. At the risk of bringing bad luck I Haven't read of cracked alloys on the A45s.
 

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I remember reports of cracked alloys on the A45 original. I guess if enough force is applied any wheel will crack.
 

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I was trying to find a Facebook post where someone in the industry was listing which AMG wheels were cast and which were forged, but alas I can't find that post.

However there are also C63s owners complaining of the forged 19" AMG mesh wheels cracking too :(
 

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I believe these “RVL” wheels are cast wheels, not forged like the A45 mesh wheels are forged. I wish they were, so they would have bent instead of cracking lol.
Thanks for this information. I didn't realise they were made differently.
 
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