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      01-28-2013, 03:47 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by RingMeister01 View Post
The hp loss is related to the increase in centrifugal force of the 20" wheels. The greater diameter of the wheel the further the weight of that wheel is away from it's center, requiring more force to spin or stop that object. In essence, a heavy 18" wheel would be easier to spin than a lighter 21" wheel. You dig?
Part true but the heavier wheel will also have a bigger moment of inertia (harder to get it accelerating) so you will expend more power which translates to a dyno loss

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Originally Posted by edwinm3 View Post
Vossens are heavy as sh^*
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Originally Posted by Technic View Post
... we have a winner.
Heavy wheels are a tell-tale sign of cheap casting methods