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Old 04-22-2003, 01:37 AM   #1
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Default Anyone know of any sub 12lb 17" wheels?

I'm just asking because I just shipped my old rims out today and the FedEx scale said 11.4 lbs. with the box. So I figure around 11lbs for a 17x7 wheel itself! Holy Cow! I even asked the worker if the scale was broken and she said it was working fine. Now I regret selling these.
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Old 04-22-2003, 08:22 AM   #2
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Which wheels were those??? The Superturismo Evolutions? I thought those were heavy pigs.

I know that Centerline makes a wheel that is around 12-13 lbs in 17" A local WRX guy has them on his car. I don't particularly like the looks of them, but they are quite light & resonably priced.. I think the 18" versions are still only 15-16 lbs.

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Old 04-22-2003, 08:24 AM   #3
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What wheels were they? I'm assuming they were forged. I don't know of any non-exotic material wheels that would be lighter than 11lbs. for 17x7. I'm sure some magnesium wheels are that light in that size.

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Old 04-22-2003, 01:32 PM   #4
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i've seen velox pg5s sp? in 17's that weigh around 12 lbs. also, they have these volk te-37's in 18x8.5 that weigh 12.9 lbs, but then again, they're forged magnesium.
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