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Old 05-01-14, 01:37 PM   #16
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I probably saved 60 lbs in tires and rims because the stock 18 rim and tires are the heaviest I've ever encountered. I think they weigh more than my old 20" SUV tires and rims. Lol.

I saved another 25 lbs by cutting out the stock cats and resonators and replacing it with straight pipe.
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Old 05-05-14, 12:22 PM   #17
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With reduced rotational inertia, the car will respond a lot quicker as well. You will see a very noticeable difference in the low and midrange.
I believe this has me convinced CF will not be the first upgrade I make on the car. Thanks everyone for your knowledge. Look for a new thread from me on wheels and tires in the near future
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