Lightweight 17" Wheels - Page 2 - Focus Fanatics
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Focus Fanatics > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > Brakes, Suspension & Body Chassis

Brakes, Suspension & Body Chassis The place to go for answers on brakes, suspension, camber, alignment and more.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-20-2013, 06:47 PM   #11
Bolto
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Fan#: 101615
Location: SoCal, CA
What I Drive: 2012 Plat White Ti

Posts: 202
FF Reputation: 2 Bolto Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Thanks for the input everyone, I went with the Sparcos and Continental ContiProContact LRR tires (215/50R-17). I figured the decreased weight along with the narrower, LRR tires would boost my fuel economy.

The actual weight decrease per corner was only 6 lbs, but after a couple thousand miles, I'm seeing about a 10% increase in mileage (3-4 MPG). When summer comes around, it'll probably be even better. So swapping out the wheels/tires was worth it for me. Here's how they look:

Bolto is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-21-2013, 08:16 AM   #12
rambleon84
So mote be it
 
rambleon84's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Fan#: 51521
Location: columbus, OH
What I Drive: 2007 Dark Toreador Red ZX3

Posts: 5,255
FF Reputation: 23 rambleon84 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (14)
they look good, nice and subtle but still noticeably nicer. These sparco's seem very popular on the newest focus, its a good fit.
rambleon84 is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:28 PM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information : Site Map

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.