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Old 11-17-2012, 12:35 AM
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Originally Posted by ArmyofOne View Post
The biggest reason is actually for fuel economy. Aluminum painted wheels with plastic chrome cladding are WAYYYYY lighter than an actual chrome wheel. Chrome wheels with tires in a 20" application can weigh in excess of 80 lbs a corner. As it is, we are at about 40. Thats a savings of 160 lbs of weight overall that your truck ain't haulin' around, using extra fuel.
Makes sense.
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