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Jspeed
12-29-2002, 11:48 PM
Just to post an FYI. I weighed my M68 double spokes w/ Continental CSC tires on the bathroom scale. The 7.5" fronts weighed 42 lb. each and the 8.5" rears weighed 44 lb. each. I took the differential weight of myself alone and me holding each tire. It is known that bathroom scales aren't as accurate at lighter ranges, as weighing a wheel and tire by itself only registered around 40 lb.

·clyde·
12-30-2002, 06:22 AM
Originally posted by Jspeed
It is known that bathroom scales aren't as accurate at lighter ranges, as weighing a wheel and tire by itself only registered around 40 lb.

:eeps: I may have to take out the spare again tonight...Type 73 17x7 with an unused 205/50R17 GY Eagle RS-A showed 45.2 lbs the other night.

JST
12-30-2002, 06:29 AM
Originally posted by Jspeed
Just to post an FYI. I weighed my M68 double spokes w/ Continental CSC tires on the bathroom scale. The 7.5" fronts weighed 42 lb. each and the 8.5" rears weighed 44 lb. each. I took the differential weight of myself alone and me holding each tire. It is known that bathroom scales aren't as accurate at lighter ranges, as weighing a wheel and tire by itself only registered around 40 lb.

You didn't have holiday dinner in between, did you?

nate
12-30-2002, 07:18 AM
You do realize that the air pressure has a lot to do with weight?

Jspeed
12-30-2002, 11:00 AM
Originally posted by JST
You didn't have holiday dinner in between, did you?
I don't see any smilie so in case you were serious, no! :p

Originally posted by nate328Ci
You do realize that the air pressure has a lot to do with weight?
All the tires were filled to 40 psi. I'm pretty good with numbers but I don't have the data on the specific weight of air. Maybe you can do some calculation for us?

ff
12-30-2002, 11:14 AM
Originally posted by nate328Ci
You do realize that the air pressure has a lot to do with weight?


Yeah, that air is pretty heavy.