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Old 02-02-2012, 12:21 PM
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Style 326 Wheel Weight

Was in the process of powder coating my wheels and thought I'd post with the weight of the wheel and run flats for the Style 326 wheel.

Style 326
Front Tires: 24 lbs
Front Wheel: 24 lbs
Rear Tires: 26 lbs
Rear Wheel: 25 lbs

So, for a 19" tire it's really not as bad as I was expecting. Both the rims and run flats are lighter than I thought. But, if I had to do it over I'd have ordered some 18" O.Z. rims to drop it down to 19 and 20 lbs and then put on some PS2's (21 and 24 lbs). Would have saved 7 lbs each corner.
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Old 02-03-2012, 05:01 AM
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I wonder how much the parking brake actuators weigh. Not that you can remove them from a road car. . .
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No fooling, they are quite huge.
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