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Old 12-15-2008, 03:20 PM   #41 (permalink)
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I don't think that's true at all, since '85 Si 13" wheels are ~9-10lbs w/o a tire on them, '86 Si 14" wheels are closer to 13lbs w/o a tire, and even most of the mid90's wheels are still lighter than their steel counterparts.
As I said--lighter than steel, but heavier than most of the better aftermarket wheels. I know this is very true for the 2nd-generation (88-91) Honda CRX wheels...

BTW, early Miata rims are also 4x100, and they tend to be decently light. You can probably get them for cheap, since there are a bajillion of those suckers out there.


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Old 12-15-2008, 08:05 PM   #42 (permalink)
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Ah, I misunderstood. I thought you meant heavier than the steel ones, although it seems with many of the "stylish" rims, weight is comparable to steels.

Miata wheels are usually 12/$0.10, honestly. Enkei made most of them though, so they're at least a decent brand wheel. BBS made some too, those aren't so great... but the VW BBS wheels are awesome... go figure.

Lots of VW's are 4x100 as well, as are base model Chevy Cobalt, many Ford Escort, etc.
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