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Old 01-22-2013, 02:17 PM   #21
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If and when I buy an ST, I would love to do a straight-up swap for the 17" wheels and tires from the 2013 SE Appearance Package - if anyone here is willing and interested (and reasonably near DC, of course).
Want the black 17's or the gray ones? I'd swap my black ones. :)
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:54 PM   #22
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The handling is much improved thanks to the wider, lower profile tires. I think that's a worthwhile tradeoff for any weight increase.

How is the road noise?
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Old 01-22-2013, 04:09 PM   #23
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I feel stupid. I just realized new foci and fusions all use 5x108. I like some of the fusion wheels out there.
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Old 01-22-2013, 04:28 PM   #24
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How is the road noise?
A little louder than the Contis but nothing intrusive.

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I feel stupid. I just realized new foci and fusions all use 5x108. I like some of the fusion wheels out there.
Yeah, the Escape too. My original plan was to get a set of 18s from the Fusion (specifically, these) but the ST wheels were a better deal.
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:34 PM   #25
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approx weight 28-29lb per wheel.
They're not quite that heavy. The Edmunds suspension walkaround had the wheel and tire at 50.8lbs and Tirerack has the ST tire at 25lbs - so about 25-26lbs for the wheel. Similar to the Ti 18"

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That's because plastic and metal don't paint the same
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:47 PM   #27
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They're not quite that heavy. About 25-26lbs, similar to the Ti 18".
that's how much the typical rota wheel weighs. enkei, bbs, oz would be at 20 or under. big noticeable difference.
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They look good with the ST wheels!
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I would like a set of the dark stainless 19"s off the 13 fusions on my yellow Ti
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