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#1 (permalink) Old 12-01-2005, 02:57 PM
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how to find out wheel weights?

I'm in the market for a new set of wheels for my M3. My primary motivation is weight and function rather than looks, although the former does tend to go along with the latter. Towards this end, I'm trying to find the relative weights of wheels, since I want to get something significantly lighter than stock. However, Tirerack doesn't seem to list those weights.

Does anybody have a good resource both for finding out what my stock wheels weigh and what various wheel options weigh?



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tirerack actually does list weights. look ont he left side and it will say the weight, or click the wheels you want for more info and it gives you weight


SSR Comps and GT2's are both really lightweight. Fikse are also really lightweight.


what's your budget?


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And SSR also looks good. But it's REAL expensive...


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ya, like m power said, they have the weight on the left hand side of the page... also, a good light weight company is BBS... also very exspensive


also, your m contors wight about 24lbs each... w/o tires

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BBS weigh a bit more than SSR but with that added weight they are also better suited and less likely to bend the rim (like manY SSR owners have done)


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what's your budget?

Budget is plastic at the moment, meaning that I haven't decided yet.

Thanks for the info, guys. I will look harder at tire rack.



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