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10-13-2012 10:25 AM
felixthecat
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Originally Posted by BertST View Post
I'd try to find some take offs and paint them black since they're just titanium wheels painted black. Too spendy for stockers.

-Bert Sr.
Ditto ^^^^^^^^^
10-13-2012 02:14 AM
BertST I'd try to find some take offs and paint them black since they're just titanium wheels painted black. Too spendy for stockers.

-Bert Sr.
10-12-2012 09:20 PM
matmatician For the price, I'd get a set of O.Z.'s. Those are crazy expensive!!
10-12-2012 07:54 PM
StockTalon
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Bunk, that kind of weight will have a noticeable impact on acceleration, braking, not to mention gas mileage. There's plenty of good looking wheels available that weigh a lot less (aesthetics is in the eye of the beholder anyway). Why make your car perform worse for the sake of appearance alone? Doesn't sound like much of a fair trade-off when you think about it. And there's a lot of great looking race wheels out there as well.
On my cars, it's a very fair trade off. Then again, everyone calls my junk ugly.
10-12-2012 07:50 PM
Geezer
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200lbs still wont make much a difference though and, being a street car, a good looking wheel trumps a light race wheel.

Bunk, that kind of weight will have a noticeable impact on acceleration, braking, not to mention gas mileage. There's plenty of good looking wheels available that weigh a lot less (aesthetics is in the eye of the beholder anyway). Why make your car perform worse for the sake of appearance alone? Doesn't sound like much of a fair trade-off when you think about it. And there's a lot of great looking race wheels out there as well.
10-12-2012 07:11 PM
StockTalon
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Like i said you can pull it off.


But yea dude you are looking at 116~ pounds just on wheels not including tires. It's essentially carrying around another person at all times lol
200lbs still wont make much a difference though and, being a street car, a good looking wheel trumps a light race wheel.
10-12-2012 07:04 PM
LouBomb Like i said you can pull it off.


But yea dude you are looking at 116~ pounds just on wheels not including tires. It's essentially carrying around another person at all times lol
10-12-2012 06:53 PM
Geezer If that 29lbs and change is the actual weight you're adding some boat anchors to the driveline and suspension.
10-12-2012 06:40 PM
StockTalon
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I can't knock on chrome anymore because after rangermclarens chrome 5 spokes i kinda have a soft spot for em.. black wheels are always nice and always a safe buy.

but geeze almost 30 pounds a wheel?? holy crap lol
Chrome wheels on a white car just, works. Just as well as black on chrome.
10-12-2012 06:29 PM
LouBomb I can't knock on chrome anymore because after rangermclarens chrome 5 spokes i kinda have a soft spot for em.. black wheels are always nice and always a safe buy.

but geeze almost 30 pounds a wheel?? holy crap lol
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