Company History
Since 2003, Pacer Sport Inc. has been working with its manufacturing division to generate different types of wheels that are geared to satisfy today’s knowledgeable automotive consumers who are in search of achieving top driving performance without compromising safety.
After mastering the art of manufacturing conventional alloy casting wheels at a capacity of 800,000 units a year, the manufacturing division was faced with a new challenge. At the request of top performing automotive aficionados worldwide, we researched wheels that are lighter yet stronger than the conventional alloy casting wheels. Only forged wheels can both be lighter and stronger which will increase performance and added safety for the drivers. A technological breakthrough occurred when the R&D department acquired aerospace technology. Using high-grade aerospace quality 6061 T6 aluminum ingot under its 8000 tons hydraulic press, our R&D department and engineering designerscreated forged wheels of light weight and unsurpassed strength.
Due to the complicated manufacturing process , forged wheels are only manufactured in a limited amount each year unlike heavier, weaker cast wheels. Despite high international demand, Pacer Sport Inc. provides these wheels to the North American market. In our inaugural season, Pacer Sport Inc. will introduce seven exciting models for the car division this summer. These European-designed forged wheels are truly unique yet eloquent. The SUV/Truck division along with wheel accessories will be available in 2006 season.
  Engineering Designers
* The engineering designers are able to transform conceptual ideas into real finished products.
* The engineering designers are utilizing sophisticated design software such as Deform forging simulation S/W, Pro-Engineer, Edge CAM and Auto CAD.
* The engineering designers are trained to determine precise caliper clearance, hub centricity, proper offset and the integrated fit of each forged wheel.

  Manufacturing Process
I. Raw Material:
Pacer Sport wheels use only the highest grade of aerospace quality 6061 T6 aluminum ingots. Subject to random microscopic testing for quality control, the aluminum ingot selected for manufacturing is then cleaned and cut into billets.
II. Billet Preparation:
Before the forging process can begin, the prepared aluminum billet is heated. The heating is carefully controlled to reach the optimum temperature, a process vital for the quality of each wheel. The billet is then formed on dies.
III. Forging:
During forging, the 8000 ton hydraulic press compresses the billet’s molecular structure into an extremely organized pattern that guarantees the optimum strength of the aluminum. The hydraulic press also forges the aluminum into the general shape of a wheel.
IV. Spun-Rim Technology:
Our Spun-Rim technology then pulls the rim to its final width and shape. A powerful machine spins the wheel while high-pressure steel rollers mold and collar the rim.
V. Heat Treatment:
After being spun into shape, forged wheels are heated up to 11 hour to further strengthen the material.
VI. CNC (Computer Numerical Control)Lathe:
Our CNC Lathe shapes the forged wheel by rotating it rapidly along its axis while pressing it against a fixed cutting tool. The CNC Lathe sheds excess material from the wheel and refines its shape.
VII. CNC Mill:
Our CNC Mill accurately grinds out unwanted parts of the wheel to create the spokes, bolt circle, center bore, and valve stem hole for each of our models.
VIII. Quality Control:
All wheels are then cleaned, inspected and measured for precision. Any substandard wheels are immediately eliminated from the production line.
IX. Painting Process:
After passing inspection, the wheels are primed and painted. We insure the quality of the paint job by controlling the temperature and humidity in the painting area. Each wheel is finished with a clear coat to its entire surface as the final sealant. The wheels are then placed in an oven to dry.
X. Packaging:
Pacer Sport forged wheels are carefully hand packed with added protection around the rim for secure shipping.

  Manufacturing Division
* The engineering designers are trained to determine precise caliper clearance, hub centricity, proper offset and the integrated fit of each forged wheel.
* The manufacturing division is becoming one of the leading forged wheel producer in its industry.
* The manufacturing division is a registered company under ISO 9001; a specialty equipment market association member; and has obtained VIA qualification on testing of the forged wheels.