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Old 10-21-2005, 08:47 PM   #1
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Does anyone know how much a 17" X 7.5" GM aluminum wheel weighs? In particular, I'm interested in the 5 spoke wheel that comes on 2005+ Z71 Silverados. I've seen these wheels on a couple RCSB trucks and I thought they looked good. Any input would be appreciated.
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Old 10-21-2005, 09:12 PM   #2
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I'll let you know when I get new tires. I recently bought a flawless set of Avalanche 17's with tires, only had 8k miles on the setup.
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Old 10-24-2005, 05:10 PM   #3
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ive been looking at the avalanche 17's on ebay. they look good.
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When I got my Escalade aluminum 17" wheels they weighed in around 22 to 23 pounds on the bathroom scale.
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When I got my Escalade aluminum 17" wheels they weighed in around 22 to 23 pounds on the bathroom scale.

Not bad...my stock 16's weighed around 18.5lbs.
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Thanks 04BlackSilverado. 23 lbs. is approx. what I expected. Wow, Element 80, stock 16" aluminum wheels weigh 19 lbs!?! According to the "tire and wheel weight thread" my stock chrome steel wheels weigh 29 lbs. Hmmm, I might consider some stock 16" aluminum wheels now. I could lose 40 lbs. just in wheel weight! As you can probably tell, I'm interested in performance rather than looks.
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