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another example of the difference between the old factory stuff and the new:

I had 944 "cup" style 16 inch wheels w/ 50 series Toyo's on my 1980 928 Euro S.

the wheels are lighter than the OEM disc wheels. (probably a pound or two lighter than OEM 928 disc wheels)

I upgraded to the following:

front

19x8 Carrera S 997 et57mm w/ Toyo Proxes T1-R 235/35/19

rear

19x11 Carrera S 997 et67mm w/ Toyo Proxes T1-R 315/25/19

net weight loss was 44 pounds!

More traction (on DE course), lighter weight, and they look great.



If you're going to make a switch, go late model. You're handling will improve and you'll cut some weight.

Not quite as expensive/exotic as modular/multi piece wheels, but it is an easy improvement.

regards---rhjames
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