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3 minutes ago, The Pits said:

Nice. What is the weight saving compared to the stock cast wheels? And do they do them in other colours?

About 6.5kg saving on a set of 4. Only available in satin black (which is the only colour I would want)

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Oooooh very nice. Would they also fit an Evora per chance?

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10/10 :D

88 Esprit NA, 89 Esprit Turbo SE, Evora, Evora S, Evora IPS, Evora S IPS, Evora S IPS SR, Evora 400, Elise S1, Elise S1 111s, Evora GT410 Sport

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Will do and thanks for the link. Very helpful. lovely wheels and car there....

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1 hour ago, French Frie said:

It's even a 8.2kg saving, if you trust the website (2.5/each R and 1.6/each F) ... Great for performance, but IMHO they can't beat the stunning look of the stock rims !

according to my scales its actually 6.8 kg per set saving. I have measured 3 or 4 sets of standard wheels and the savings range from 6.6 to 7.0 kgs (I have found some differences in the standard wheel weights!!!!!) The 6.8 saving is the actual savings made on my own 360 cup......

So almost 7 kg saving in rotational unsprung mass, pretty good IMHO and you get the additinall benefit of a 0.5 inch wider rear wheel.

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Interesting, I got the same weight for the front (15lbs/6.81kg) but got 20lbs/9.09kg for the rear??

I've been running the wheels for the last 6 months and am very happy with them.

Fronts are the same width as stock with a 6.3mm more aggressive offset;  rears  are 12.7mm wider.

  

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4 hours ago, alias23 said:

Are you running the Komotec setup then if they have a more aggressive offset and wider rear?

Yes, I purchased the wheels from KT back when they were the only vendor who sold these forged wheels (I assume they had them made by Rimstock to their specs and, therefore, had the exclusive for the first year or so.)  I don't believe the KT wheels are wider or have a more aggressive offset than the other Rimstock offerings on the market for the V6 other than weight, apparently. ;)

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By the way, as mentioned in my post above, the rear wheels are 1/2" (12.7mm) wider, but I failed to mention they have the same offset as the stock 9.5" wide Lotus wheels....the result is that the rears stick out towards the fender by ~6.3mm more than the stock rear wheels. ;) 

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2010 Lotus Challenge Series ULTRA Class champion
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