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      05-05-2010, 02:41 AM   #1
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Swapped to 19s. Pics and weights vs. 18's.

I'm pretty happy with the changed look. The ride harshness is only a little bit worse. It's not so noticeable on Comfort but is instantly apparent on Normal. The total weight reduction was about ~15 lbs for all 4. The OEM 19's have about 40-60% tread whereas the OEM 18's had about 60-80% tread. I was surprised nonetheless. Here are some pics I took with my phone:







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      05-05-2010, 03:31 AM   #2
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Nice- looks good on your ride. Let's exchange itrader feedback
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wow.... weight savings are more than I imagined. Cool! Welcome to baller status
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wow.... weight savings are more than I imagined. Cool! Welcome to baller status
I agree- I thought weight of heavier 18s + smaller tires can be even out with lighter 19s + bigger tires. But I was wrong.
This is good one.
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What brand/size tires on each? There is some variability with tire weight among different tire manufacturers/types/sizes.
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They are both PS2's. I am unaware of a lighter tire than these Michelins.
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