Went to Buffalo after work yesterday and picked up the wheels. I did a quickie check at the place where they were before bringing them home.
Today at home I did a more in depth check of the wheels and I did notice 1 issue.
First some pics. Once again these are 17x8" +40 Matt Bronze and will work on the CX-3 or my SX4.
They feel pretty light........I'll do a weigh in later an post up the #, suppose to be like 17lbs. according to Motegi.
The issue(s): 1 wheel on the drop center it looks like someone at the plant tried to put a quality sticker there before the paint has cured then removed it and it took off a chunk of the paint finish. The rest of the wheels look fine.
I did contact the vendor where I bought the wheels and obviously because it's in an area where you can't see it once the tire is mounted it doesn't look like anything will be done. I'm sorta ok with it but still you pay decent money for something it shouldn't have any imperfections whether you see it or not.
2.) There are two allen head bolts that hold the center cap on each wheel. On 2 wheels someone at the plant tighten the crap out of those little bolts and it was a pain to remove them to check the area behind the center caps. Even when I screwed the bolts back in by hand they don't turn easily so I think the threads there are slightly mucked. I can fix that with a tap but again why do I have to mess with it? They really shouldn't even be on the wheel from the factory.
3.) This pretty well answers why I have the above happen...................wheels are made in China I don't need to say anything else about that (a wheel line named for a Japanese racetrack should be made in Japan), RPF's are looking pretty good now at least they are made in Japan (only if I wanted to spend an extra US$100 more a wheel).
Overall, I'm happy with them they look pretty good now they go in the basement and wait until I get a set of my other wheels sold on either car then I can use these bad boys.