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      10-09-2011, 05:56 AM   #1
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BBS RI-D \\ e90

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      10-09-2011, 06:54 AM   #2
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      10-09-2011, 08:03 AM   #3
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Any idea how much wright is saved over FIs?
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a lot of weight saved over the regular FI's

looks awesome!
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      10-09-2011, 01:32 PM   #6
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a lot of weight saved over the regular FI's

looks awesome!
Not much to save, no?
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I doubt any more than a pound per wheel is saved, if that
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According to BBS Japan's data, the RI-D 19x9 rim is 7.2kg so abt 15.9lbs, versus the M3 type 359 competition package 19x9 rim is 25.4lbs, so per rim 9.5lbs lighter!
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I must be in the minority. I don't think they look very good on the M.
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I doubt any more than a pound per wheel is saved, if that
actually according to BBS Japan, the new RI-D weight about 7.2kg = 15.88lbs 19x9... the older BBS FI wheels are about 18.6lbs/19.8lbs for 19x9.5/19x10.5 respectively

so that's almost 3lbs per wheel. pretty damned significant if you ask me.
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I love them now if i can find a way to afford a set i will be golden
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Wow! And can these 18's clear BBK's? How can I get these? How much? Know the FI's are around 6-7k, these are really tempting!!!
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See they're 19's!!! Wow is that light. Know it's BBS but how strong can these be? Impressive weight.
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actually according to BBS Japan, the new RI-D weight about 7.2kg = 15.88lbs 19x9... the older BBS FI wheels are about 18.6lbs/19.8lbs for 19x9.5/19x10.5 respectively

so that's almost 3lbs per wheel. pretty damned significant if you ask me.
correct

these babies r lighter AND stronger than fi.
  • size: 19" only
  • finish: dsk (silver) or dbk (diamond black)
  • specs: f: 19x9 et22 / r: 19x10 et25
  • weight: f: 15.88lbs (7.2kg) / r: 16.54lbs (7.5kg)
  • NOT avail in U.S., yet...
  • cost: $$$$

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Meyer and Eagle BBS Japan wheels we have to develop the next generation has long been done. We as a manufacturer of light metal processing, "lightweight, strong," continues to pursue the proposition that high-wheel, A has a very high strength and excellent resistance in a forged aluminum alloy wheels for extra super duralumin-7000 successfully commercialized, extra super duralumin forged from one piece wheel in August 2011 "RI-D" We started to sell.
A-7000 extra super duralumin aircraft is being used, for example metal parts, industrial robots, as well as metals are known to be generally very difficult process. Meyer and Eagle BBS Japan subjected to special heat treatment process based on proprietary forging technology cultivated over many years, making the best and lightest wheels for extra super duralumin properties (19 inches x9.0J = 7.2kg) a we have created. (International patent pending) "RI-D" manufacturing process takes time and six times more than our forged aluminum wheels of the same size. For delivery after your order so that it will be somewhat longer, so thank you in advance your understanding.
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      10-16-2011, 02:53 PM   #17
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that diamond black finish looks awesome
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well they look really light. Not much material in the spokes and not much where it attaches to the hub surprisingly.

Not crazy about the design, but can't argue with 10lb weight saving per wheel. At least a black wheel will hide the design.
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how much are these!
My guess is about as much as a VT-1
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