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Old 03-20-2013, 07:40 PM   #5
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The weight of the wheels doesnt have to do with the overall wight of the car.
It has to do with the weight of the suspension assembly.
Less weight more stibuilety.
I'm sure someone here will be able to explain it better. (my English is not that good)
Just for an example, in Alfa Romeo cars (80's models), the whole braking system was removed from the wheel side of the half shaft, and positioned on the transmission side, just to extract wight from the suspension (Alfa sud, Alfa gtv and more).
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