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Old 11-06-2007, 09:17 AM   #1
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any reason i shouldn't get these wheels?


i'm looking a the 18x7.5 royal gunmetallic for my CGM 06 wagon...time for some change, i'm planning on selling my 18" Konigs



thanks for the input


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Old 11-06-2007, 09:48 AM   #2
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Old 11-06-2007, 10:03 AM   #3
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I'd much rather have a 17x8 than a 18x7.5
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Old 11-06-2007, 10:27 AM   #4
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I'd much rather have a 17x8 than a 18x7.5
Roger that, 10-4.
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Old 11-06-2007, 12:05 PM   #5
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They're a little heavier than some of Rota's other wheels, but other than that, you can't go wrong with the design.
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Old 11-06-2007, 12:37 PM   #6
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^^ agreed. If you want a "similar" style to the Tarmac with less weight, try the P1....18" only weigh around 19.5-lbs each.
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Old 11-06-2007, 01:30 PM   #7
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^^ agreed. If you want a "similar" style to the Tarmac with less weight, try the P1....18" only weigh around 19.5-lbs each.
the tarmac 2 in 18" weighs 19lbs also tarmac 3 in 18x8 is 20.0lbs
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Old 11-06-2007, 01:41 PM   #8
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the tarmac 2 in 18" weighs 19lbs also tarmac 3 in 18x8 is 20.0lbs
I thought the Tarmacs were around 19lbs for 17"... Anyway if you want a similar design but light weight, the OZ superleggera/ultraleggera are probably your best bet...but it's way more money (same with the P1's).

Like I said, you can't go wrong with it, and the couple of pounds of extra weight is a moot point for most people.
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Old 11-06-2007, 09:23 PM   #9
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I just picked up a set of 17x7.5" Tarmac II's as winter wheels...nice wheels. They are a bit on the heavy side...gotta be close to 19lbs, but for the price they're great.
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Old 11-07-2007, 12:01 AM   #10
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thanks for the input


i'm more or show and go guy so i'll take the penalty for the 18" size (i'd rock 19's if i thought i could)...as long as they are lighter than factory, the Konigs are 19-something each so that's my reasonable goal


but honestly...i was looking at the enkei RPF-1 as being a not super expensive light weight wheel, but at double the price for the same size and only 2-ish lbs lighter i can't justify it

and the royal tarmacs are pretty hot i have to say
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