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Old 01-04-2013, 06:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Jamesonsviggen View Post
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.
Do you ever get to Lime Rock?

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