Fitting wheels over UFOs

Brett Dikeman brett at
Tue Oct 1 11:17:36 EDT 2002

At 9:50 AM -0400 10/1/02, t44tq at wrote:
>I don't understand your comment- Bob's S6 wheels are identical
>cosmetically to the S4tt wheels.

Correct.  My comments about asthetics apply equally to both wheels of course.

>  They're not really wide, either-
>17x8 ET35.

That's a half inch wider than S4tt wheels, but lighter by a couple of pounds.

>I didn't know they made RKIIs in 16", but in 17" sizes, the RKII
>is heavier than the RK, due to the 2-piece construction (neither
>the center nor the rim is forged).

My mistake- I thought most/all BBS rims were forged.  I might have
also mixed up the names, I guess.

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