Wheel weight...

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Re: Wheel weight...

Postby MR Chuck » Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:27 am

My point was more to the fact that a decent set of sub-20lb 18x10s for $1200 is "cheap." Anything in 18" dia and less than 1k for my car is J-U-N-K and much heavier than stock. And that is what my opinion is based on.
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Re: Wheel weight...

Postby Rocwandrer » Fri Mar 14, 2014 9:11 am

MR Chuck wrote:My point was more to the fact that a decent set of sub-20lb 18x10s for $1200 is "cheap." Anything in 18" dia and less than 1k for my car is J-U-N-K and much heavier than stock. And that is what my opinion is based on.


A very valid point. I'm used to 15 by X with junk being $300 a set, the nicer wide stuff being ~6-700, and the "money to burn for a couple pounds lighter" stuff being $800+. Still, for race only use, the slightly junky stuff like TR motorsports seems to be fine (not accumulating much in the way of fatigue cycles at autocross).

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Re: Wheel weight...

Postby Zoomy » Fri Mar 14, 2014 9:17 am

Get the cheaper wheels and sink the savings into the Evolution Driving School...much more return for your money in terms of reducing course times! I sunk a lot of $ into my ride (not just for autocross purposes only mind you) for "go faster" parts. Learning to drive better and applying Brian's "more right foot" lessons has brought out more potential than the parts. Although it is fun to have the power on tap :twisted:
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Re: Wheel weight...

Postby eg8tuner » Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:55 pm

^the nut behind the wheel can always use a good tightening :D
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Re: Wheel weight...

Postby pdool09 » Fri Mar 14, 2014 9:22 pm

Do it chock! sign up for the friggin starting line event!
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Re: Wheel weight...

Postby MR Chuck » Sat Mar 15, 2014 4:38 am

pdool09 wrote:Do it chock! sign up for the friggin starting line event!


I am assuming chock=chuck. :lol:
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Re: Wheel weight...

Postby pdool09 » Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:16 am

Yeah, my bad...
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Re: Wheel weight...

Postby Rocwandrer » Sat Mar 15, 2014 11:26 am

pdool09 wrote:Yeah, my bad...

Oh. I got it wrong. I assumed that meant "this beer is delicious. .."


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