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Jun 21, 10:56am - #203610 
Weight of Wheels

Why don't wheel retailers supply the weight as part of the specs? My guess is that they don't want us to make our decisions based on that. Anyway, I sent an e-mail to wheels@millemiglia.co.uk to ask what mine weight, and they actually replied. Here it is:
(BTW: 13Kg = 28.6 pounds - of course now I need to compare the weight of the OEM vs replacement tires to get the total difference)

Hi
It weighs around 13 kgs.
Kind regards
-----Original Message-----
From: rkdees@comcast.net [mailto:rkdees@comcast.net]
Sent: Saturday, June 19, 2004 3:10 PM
To: wheels@millemiglia.co.uk
Subject: wheel weight

How much does a 17 x 7 F20 weigh?
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Jun 21, 1:23pm - #203611 
holy shit, a 28 pound rim


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Jun 21, 2:56pm - #203612 
that's more than i can bench


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Jun 21, 4:38pm - #203613 
grin - I don't have to worry about that - 320 lb. max

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Jun 21, 5:25pm - #203614 
the lightest rims ive seen come from Konig (Heliums) and from enkei (nto3) weighign in at 19 lbs for 19s and 16 lbs for 15s mor or less on both parts


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Jun 21, 5:27pm - #203615 
I believe lucky has some pretty light 15" rims..

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Jun 21, 7:13pm - #203616 
From looking around on the net, it seems that the only time they give the weight is when it's an ultralight. E-mailing the manufacturer of a dealer might get an answer. I wish the weight had been in my mind as a factor when I replaced my stock stuff; unsprung weight and all.

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Jun 21, 7:40pm - #203617 
thats some really heavy rims

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Jun 21, 9:10pm - #203618 
Originally Posted by LostAngel
I believe lucky has some pretty light 15" rims..


yeah Rota Sub Zeros with drag radials. Sweet band for the buck. However, I think he is looking for a bit larger than 15".

How bout the 5zigen fn10R-C's? I think the 19" is 20 pounds. They are hot too! thumbsup

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Jun 21, 9:26pm - #203619 
Originally Posted by J0kk3rr
the lightest rims ive seen come from Konig (Heliums) and from enkei (nto3) weighign in at 19 lbs for 19s and 16 lbs for 15s mor or less on both parts

ENKEI has 15s that is weighing under 10lb. thumbsup


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Jun 22, 8:40am - #203620 
i've enkei's on the paseo, they're light as hell, which makes the car feels more lively. i wouldn't bother with that 28lb 17"...

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