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Old 09-30-2011, 09:13 AM   #1
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Weight of 2012 Sahara 18' wheel?

Does anybody know the weight of the stock Sahara 18' wheel?

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Old 09-30-2011, 09:26 AM   #2
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I would say 20-25lbs as a ballpark.

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Old 09-30-2011, 09:29 AM   #3
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Thats it? I was thinking more like 30lbs...18inch wheels should be heavier
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Old 09-30-2011, 09:34 AM   #4
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in general they are about 1/3 less than a steel rim in the same size.
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Old 09-30-2011, 12:26 PM   #5
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The OEM 17" alloys are around 25 pounds I believe so the 18" have to be more.
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Old 09-30-2011, 12:28 PM   #6
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Does anybody know the weight of the stock Sahara 18' wheel?
I'd do this:

Get on your scale....weigh yourself.
Grab your spare wheel....weigh yourself again.
Post results...

I'm curious as well. Maybe someone with a Rubi can do also....

Several people could do it for accuracy.
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I'm gonna go home and look for a scale. I don't know if we have one but I have rubi and sahara wheels.
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I'm gonna go home and look for a scale. I don't know if we have one but I have rubi and sahara wheels.

Thanks!
And if you have one, remember these steps:
1. Take scale into garage....DO NOT take haul big ass tires through the kitchen, living room, and into your wife's bathroom or she WILL keel you.
2. Sweep/clean floor in garage where the scale will be placed...or you wife WILL keel you when you return the scale to the bathroom with cobwebs, dirt, motor oil, and dead leaves stuck to it.
3. Remove shoes for this test or your wife WILL keel you when she finds big dirty ass work boot foot prints on her scale.

These are the kind of things I tend to screw up...
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Old 09-30-2011, 12:51 PM   #9
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I learned that the hard way too.... I'm not allowed to store my doors in the house either! Didn't have a rack built yet so I figured the living room was a good safe place to store em!
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Old 09-30-2011, 01:28 PM   #10
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If it helps, my stock 17" wheels come in at 30lbs.
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Old 10-01-2011, 06:04 AM   #11
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No scale here. Sorry
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Old 10-01-2011, 04:32 PM   #12
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Wow!!
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Old 10-01-2011, 06:31 PM   #13
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I think you will have to take the scales outside. I don't think an 18 foot wheel will fit in most garages!!!!!!!

(I am sorry, I could no resist!! )

Panther and Kelsey, I am glad you actually LEARNED your lessons!!

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