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Wheel/tire combo: 16x? OZ Mito, 35mm offset, Yokohama A520 215/40-16

From gti-vr6-owner@ccsi Sun Jun 27 14:42 CDT 1999
From: Mike Bigus <gtivr6r@chicagonet>
To: tamrac@erols
Subject: Re: [gti-vr6] OZ rims
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 1999 14:37:53 -0500
 
Anthony Eaton wrote:
>
> Hey all, question for people with OZ racing rims. What size are you
> running and with what tires, particularly rim and tire width(7.5" with
> 215 especially). Also, do you know how much your rim weighs, and what
> problems are you having if any? I want the Volcano rim and have e-mailed
> tire rack on these questions several times and have yet to recieve a
> response. If anyone knows of a site that has this info that would be
> much appreciated too.
> Thanks,
> Anthony
> 98 Ginster 8v GTI

Hi Anthony,
	I'm running 16" OZ Mitos with a 35mm offset with Yokohama A520
215/40/16s.  The wheels alone weigh 23 pounds each.  Add tires and their
43 pounds per wheel.  Stock was 37 pounds per wheel, so I gained 6 pounds
per wheel or 24 pounds overall.  But with my current mods I feel no
difference in acceleration or braking performance.


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Mike Bigus
Tornado Red
'96 GTi VR6
(too many mods to list)
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