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RE: unsprung weight
Dan Sinclair decided to speak these words:
>I agree Dave. I bought a set of 15x7 Italian wheels that were so heavy I
>sent them back on exchange for a stock 14x6 wheel size. The weight
>difference was huge, and the handling and acceleration were both affected by
>the heavier wheel and tire setup. Another lister referred to said Italian
>wheels as 'boat anchors' - good description. Buyer beware. Not ALL +1 or
>+2s are equal.
And not all italian wheels are anchors. The OZ's that i got, in 16x7.5
are only 17lbs each, or about 7-8kgs a piece...thats not too bad....
Michael Sheridan Williams
1983 UrQuattro, MC'd, koni yellows, borla, OZ Mito's w/ SP8000's
1985 4000S Quattro miles, Koni Yellows/Coilover (2B), strut brace, Sport
8000 Tires, K&N