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Wheels for sale - Mg or Al?

In message <199608281931.AA03712@interlock.lubrizol.com> rsco@lubrizol.com (Robert Cohen) writes:

> If the entire wheel bursts into an intensely hot flame, then it's magnesium.

I remember a sports car (Reliant Scimitar?) with a plastic body, an aluminium 
engine and magnesium wheels catching fire once in Derby.  Pretty much only the 
seat frames and a few bits of wire remained.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club