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      07-07-2008, 04:24 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by RandyB View Post
Early on it seemed that most assumed that the 18s were lighter and some were in fact choosing the 18s for that reason. Now that it has been determined that the 19s are in fact slightly lighter (weights with tires on both), the difference (4.3 lbs total) is seen as insignificant.
Originally it was assumed that the 18's were in fact lighter than the 19's by about 4lbs or more per corner. It was assumed that a total weight savings of 16lbs unsprung weight could be had. Thats huge... equivalent to something like 80-100lbs of sprung weight.... but oh well...

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