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Hey everyone,

Just wondering if anyone has a SLE FWD 2.4L Terrain with the 17 inch painted aluminum rims and has actually taken the time to weigh 1 of those rims?
Im just curious because I want to buy aftermarket rims (Bigger ofcourse to fill those huge wheel wells) and I want to try to get ones that are as close as possible in weight to the original ones! The reason? Well I dont really want to mess around with the fuel milage, even though I know it wont make a HUGE difference, I still want somthing that gives it a nice look and am willing to sacrifice some miles.
Any help would be great! Thanks alot! ;D
 

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If you buy your new rims/tires and keep the speedometer accurate (i.e. same diameter), which most people do, then you will have no effect on filling the wheel-gap. Best way to cut down on wheel gap is to lower the vehicle.

I doubt is anyone has weighted their rims, because that would require dismounting the tires - unless you know the tire weight - which I suppose you could find out from tire mfg. WHen I rotate my tires, I'll let you know - care to wait 800 miles ?
 

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Quickandsilver2010 said:
Hey everyone,

Just wondering if anyone has a SLE FWD 2.4L Terrain with the 17 inch painted aluminum rims and has actually taken the time to weigh 1 of those rims?
Im just curious because I want to buy aftermarket rims (Bigger ofcourse to fill those huge wheel wells) and I want to try to get ones that are as close as possible in weight to the original ones! The reason? Well I dont really want to mess around with the fuel milage, even though I know it wont make a HUGE difference, I still want somthing that gives it a nice look and am willing to sacrifice some miles.
Any help would be great! Thanks alot! ;D
You must keep to the same diameter of tire or you will throw off the computer, speedometer and suspension. Here are the stock wheel/tire sizes..
 

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RIT333 said:
If you buy your new rims/tires and keep the speedometer accurate (i.e. same diameter), which most people do, then you will have no effect on filling the wheel-gap. Best way to cut down on wheel gap is to lower the vehicle.

I doubt is anyone has weighted their rims, because that would require dismounting the tires - unless you know the tire weight - which I suppose you could find out from tire mfg. WHen I rotate my tires, I'll let you know - care to wait 800 miles ?

Hey if your willing to take the time to do so...I have no problem waiting! Thanks!
 

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Will do - since I'll rotate them myself.
 
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