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SteveW
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6th Jan 11 at 13:46   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

http://www.autospies.com/news/bbs-to-file-bankruptcy-12416/
Butler
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6th Jan 11 at 13:48   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Posted in 2007, can you confirm this with any other sources?
ed
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6th Jan 11 at 13:54   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Didn't this happen years back? They were bought out by someone else soon after though.
Pauly
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6th Jan 11 at 13:54   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

http://www.carsreview.co.uk/ac/report-bbs-files-for-bankruptcy-again.html
aron
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6th Jan 11 at 13:55   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

bbs got bought out and are now bbs japan

http://www.bbs-japan.co.jp/
antnee
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6th Jan 11 at 13:57   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

According to the scene forum, they have gone bankrupt a few times.
mike56gte
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6th Jan 11 at 14:04   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i thought those scene boys would be keeping them going tbh.
AndyKent
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6th Jan 11 at 14:06   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

2007
SteveW
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6th Jan 11 at 14:07   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

didnt see it was from 2007, read it on another forum. they posted it up today
so sorry if a false alarm
ed
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6th Jan 11 at 14:19   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

But the link Pauly posted says that they've gone under again?
Jambo
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6th Jan 11 at 14:28   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I'm surprised they ever went bust they essentially sell 1 design for large sums of money and even people with shit cars will pay 2k for wheels
ed
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6th Jan 11 at 14:33   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

They probably made most their money doing OEM work. Maybe?
ed
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6th Jan 11 at 14:33   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

... and motorsport.
SteveW
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6th Jan 11 at 14:35   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

phew.. so im not a total muppet (just a slight one)
Jambo
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6th Jan 11 at 14:37   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Motorsport yeah most f1 wheels where Bbs, no idea if they still do it! I don't follow it.

Glad they didn't go under though.
aron
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6th Jan 11 at 14:58   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

everyone loves bbs wheels, some are just too scared to admit it
corsagsigav
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6th Jan 11 at 16:00   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i love em
ajscorsa
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6th Jan 11 at 16:36   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Mine and my brothers BBS wheels make our cars imo

Bro's K1:


My a3:
Dale
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6th Jan 11 at 16:42   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Im sure its BBS who make some of the wheels for BMW which are constantly cracking so im sure that hasn't help finance too much...
Jambo
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6th Jan 11 at 16:43   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Who makes the laquer peeling e46 M3 wheels Dale?
Ojc
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6th Jan 11 at 16:46   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Ronal
ed
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6th Jan 11 at 16:57   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote



I have no trust in Ronal
LeeM
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6th Jan 11 at 17:08   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Probably because everyone buys reps now
sand-eel
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6th Jan 11 at 17:11   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

aye they are too fooking expensive.
Wrighty
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6th Jan 11 at 17:43   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

id pay 2k for a set of bbs rs for the golf, just like i paid 2k for a set of sportstars imported from germany for the astra coupe

if you want something, youl buy it

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