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I was wondering if someone could estimate for me the mmile per gallon i will use if I add a set of 22inch SRT Reps to my WK2 Currently i just have the stock 18s on there. Thanks alot
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Old 03-19-2012, 12:59 AM
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Re: Tire and MPG

Its the size of the tire that matters,not the wheel. The mileage wont be very different unless you get something a good bit different in circumference, providing you drive EXACTLY the same. The weight of the combo would effect acceleration more than mileage.
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Re: Tire and MPG

All about weight too...the stockers tend to be heavy, especially the 18" ers so get the weights of a 33" rep and the tire you want, pop a stocker off and weigh it. That will give you an idea if weight will play into factor too...
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Re: Tire and MPG

I know my srt wheels way a ton more than my stockers and i have heard the reps weigh even more. I only have 20s so i can only assume the 22s will be worse. They will certainly reduce your mpgs
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The reps weigh 1 more pound on the 20x9's than the oem's

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Lol any idea how much more the 22s weigh. I reallllllynwant those big wheels
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Lol any idea how much more the 22s weigh. I reallllllynwant those big wheels
Imo the 22s look better on the wk2 than 20s. Who cares about mpg, do it for looks lol
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Lol not if it's gonna cost me an extra 40 bucks a week in gas
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Lol not if it's gonna cost me an extra 40 bucks a week in gas
it wont be that much more, maybe an extra $40 every month or so lol if you wanted high mpgs you shouldnt have bought an suv haha
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The reps weigh 1 more pound on the 20x9's than the oem's

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The reps weigh 1 more pound on the 20x9's than the oem's

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i wanted to verify this and actually it is the opposite if milous has the correct srt wheel weights on his site.

stock srt front - 36.2 LBS
FR 20x9 - 35.9

stock srt rear - 37.6 LBS
FR 20x10 - 36.7 LBS

i have a freight scale in my garage and some extra FR wheels so i used a cardboard box to balance the wheels and then tared the scale and then measured each wheel.



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