View Single Post
  #102  
Old 01-04-2013, 07:13 PM
Jamesonsviggen Jamesonsviggen is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Michigan
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 3,258
Mein Auto: '98 M E36/7:'06 Saab 9-5
Quote:
Originally Posted by captainaudio View Post
A rim size comparison is only going to be valid if we are comparing the same model rim and the same model tires in different sizes but I agree it would have to be trial and error with the tests made on the same car, with the same driver and under the same conditions to be conclusive.

CA
I brought up equipping the 335 tested with the M-Performance wheel. Granted I hate it's looks and I think 20's are silly on a 3 series, BUT, the stock 18's are about 27lbs and the 20's being a Forged 1pc wheel, lets guess they are 22lbs. That is a near 20% reduction per corner before factoring in tires. This was all traced back to equipping the 335 properly for this test which BMW dropped the ball doing.
__________________

E36/7: Dinan/RMS stage 2+ blower@11-16lbs of BOOST! 18" BBS LM's, too much more to list
F30: 6mt, SOLD

'06 Saab 9-5 wagon 5mt AERO+ TUNED
Reply With Quote