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Old 04-26-2012, 08:24 AM   #1
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Talking Pretty Please? ZL1 wheel weights

Now that many of you lucky owners of ZL1's are out there running around and causing havoc on the highways, I'd like to ask a favor of at least 2 of you.

Would someone with a set of black ZL1 wheels put a front and a rear wheel on a bathroom scale and let us know what they weigh? Also, need someone with the silver ZL1 wheels to do the same.

Bonus points for pics of each front and rear wheel on the scale.

Let's see how those two compare, curiosity is killing me.

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Old 04-26-2012, 08:25 AM   #2
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Old 04-26-2012, 08:31 AM   #3
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+1, curious to know what these weigh, and how they compare to stock SS 20s.
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:24 AM   #4
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:30 AM   #5
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Not Sure too many will go through the expense and trouble of pulling tires off these wheels to put them on a scale, but I expect to pull mine to have them powdercoated, so I will be able to get the silver pic and weight for you, but my car is currently on a train coming home.

I will do my best to get Silver wheel weight for both front and rear, it may be a week or two though....

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Old 04-27-2012, 09:23 AM   #6
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Aren't the chunkies 5-pounds less than SSX-wheels? I know that doesn't give specifics, but I believe I've read that from more than one source.
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:17 PM   #7
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someone order a single rim and look at the ship weight!

I wouldn't mind having a set of ZL1 black 20s.. buy em for me and I'll weigh em before I put tires on em.

in all curiousness though, does anyone know what a stock SS 20 weighs?
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:24 PM   #8
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black ZL1 wheels put a front and a rear wheel on a bathroom scale and let us know what they weigh?
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26.2 # ea on the front, and 28.7 # on the rear. using the basic bathroon digital scale of coarse.
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:29 PM   #9
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Best bang for buck mod if you plan on running road courses is a lighter wheel. I suspect based on the handing magic GM worked on this Carthage the wheels are pretty light for their size already.
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Old 05-07-2012, 02:08 PM   #10
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Here you go... weighed mine yesterday w/ tires on... and the 60 was flashing between 59 and 60...

59 lbs Front
60 lbs Rear

Pete Basica on the right, Larry Dye on the left... we were all surprised the fronts and rears weigh the same...
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Should have some weights on the polished in a few days...
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Old 05-07-2012, 03:02 PM   #11
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Old 05-07-2012, 10:41 PM   #12
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That is awesome information. Thanks a ton
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Old 05-07-2012, 11:29 PM   #13
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The black rims are 1.3 pounds lighter then the polished one's, according to Road & Track.
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