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Old 10-17-2008
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alloy vs steel...weight difference

thinking about getting some new 15x10 rims and was wondering what the weight difference would be between say...cragars and some eagle alloys....and does the weight make a big enough impact to not buy steelies...thanks
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eagle alloys in 15x10 weigh about 20lbs per wheel. steel will be much heavier, not sure how much but it will effect MPG and power.

crager soft 8s weigh 34lbs each
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In the last week I've measured two wheels. Stock level II alcoas weigh 16lbs. And mickey thompson classic 2s (15x8) weigh 15lbs.
And 32x11.5x15 BFG TA KOs weigh 43lbs

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alright thanks guys...i actually jut looked at 4wheelparts and they have procomp alloy wheels that pretty much look just like the rock crawlers or soft 8s and they're buy 3 get 1 free
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Working on a truck with the same tires as me...same size wheels as me..

i've got 35" MTRs and 15x10 steelies.

He's got 35" MTR's and 15x10 alloys.



and holycrap...i wish i had alloys. makes it considerably lighter.
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