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Old 08-08-2004, 03:01 PM   #11
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I bet you can really smoke 'em with those lightweight crosslace rims!
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I bet you can really smoke 'em with those lightweight crosslace rims!
God I hope someone can... I'm getting a slight chirp with these heavy touring tires, But I cruise most of the time..
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I was able to smoke my crosslaces with siped tires at 28psi. Did this at Woodburn in the sticky, after skipping the water. Burned them from there all the way to the start line without the Ebrake.

Are these the lightest stock wheels, or is there something better?
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I bet you can really smoke 'em with those lightweight crosslace rims!
I havent tried, I want to keep as much tread on those tires for winter. One other reason is I'd like to see if the heavier wheel/tire combo affects steering/handling. With the stock wheels and stock size tires I seem to be getting a lot more oversteer than before, and the steering feels a little more loose, I liked the stiff steering.

The loss of weight is a added bonus. :o
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If you're getting oversteer more, you may have better grip and the tires aren't slipping as much.

The stock/winter rubber combo you have is taller as well. Your contact patch will be larger.
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Are these the lightest stock wheels, or is there something better?
maybe the steelies???
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Steel wheels were never stock from 92 on.
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Steel wheels were never stock from 92 on.
Not right. I've seen many 92-95'* with stock steel wheels and wheel covers.


A while back, I made a mission of finding the wieght of the 02'* I put on. The lightest info I got back was 27 lbs. I specifically asked for wieght without tire, but that seems kinda heavy.
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if you want light then get some hubs. We have some for our van and they weigh like 10lbs!
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I've even seen 96-99 SE'* with Steelies and wheel covers.
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