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Not sure if this is the right place to post but here I am Light 18 inch wheel thread by bigjoe25
Started on: 11-01-2014 07:51 AM
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Search search search, be doing it for a couple hours and can't find anything. It seems wheel retailers don't like to post wheel weights once they get to be 18 inches or bigger. I guess people are more for "show" than go when wheels get that big. Anyway my question is, what is the lightest 18 inch wheel with the correct offset and spacing you could find for an 1988 fiero? I'm wanting to do some 225's on both the front and rears to keep it square so I can rotate the tires to get some more life out of them. Anyone know any "proper" wheel that fit my description? Anything under 20lbs a wheel and under $300 bucks a pop? They would have to be street wheels as well, no mags as much as I would like that.

Anyone got an idea of where to look?
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Kosei K1 TS

OZ Alleggerita

Enkei RPF1

BuddyClub P1 (i have seen a RX8 break one auto crossing so id look into a warranty before you jumped on this one)

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On another note, why worry if a wheel is 22lbs vs 17lbs if you've chosen to run a 18" wheel is clearly for aesthetics, why not just get a wheel you like rather than anything that is 18" and just happens to be light, in 18" & light wheels your going to find only 10 or more spoke wheels.

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Because unsprung weight translates directly to handling, and because wheel inertia translates directly to acceleration? Regardless of what size wheel you have, it always behooves you to save as much weight as possible. Like Colin Chapman said, “Simplify, then add lightness."
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Your handling will be far from optimal with a square tire setup. Just pick something that looks nice, or be realistic about your handling goals and go for a proper staggered setup.
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Enkei RSV? Decent looking wheel. Sub 20 lbs. Sub $200 price tag. A few finish options. I've had a set of 17's in anthracite for the better part of a decade with no issues.
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