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GT Cloverleaf Alloys Weight

Could anyone with Epar (or whatever its called nowadays - Mopar ?) find out how much these alloys weigh ?
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I've got some in the parents garage. If I remember, I'll weigh one tomorrow.
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They're made out of crumbly cheese BTW...
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They're made out of crumbly cheese BTW...
Lol, I think theyll be way too heavy, much heavier than my current 8.75Kg wheels, but I ve always liked the look of them and as the spokes are quite thin, I thought they may be quite light.
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Chris is right, they are not strong...wouldn't fit them with the roads in the state they are, had a set on my old GT and they needed welding after a trip to Scotland. Came out in the morning to two flat tyres, both wheels were found to be cracked and I didn't feel any significant impacts.

My Blackline wheels by Comparison are solid and seem to be able to take a wack, although not exactly light (don't know comparative weights) the other thing is I think Teledials are a bit more ''alfa'' where as to me the double spokes look a tad more ''Germanic''

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10.5kg according to the bathroom scales. Not exactly the last word in calibrated though.
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Chris is right, they are not strong...wouldn't fit them with the roads in the state they are, had a set on my old GT and they needed welding after a trip to Scotland. Came out in the morning to two flat tyres, both wheels were found to be cracked and I didn't feel any significant impacts.

My Blackline wheels by Comparison are solid and seem to be able to take a wack, although not exactly light (don't know comparative weights) the other thing is I think Teledials are a bit more ''alfa'' where as to me the double spokes look a tad more ''Germanic''
Worth the grief imo

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Chris is right, they are not strong...wouldn't fit them with the roads in the state they are, had a set on my old GT and they needed welding after a trip to Scotland. Came out in the morning to two flat tyres, both wheels were found to be cracked and I didn't feel any significant impacts.

My Blackline wheels by Comparison are solid and seem to be able to take a wack, although not exactly light (don't know comparative weights) the other thing is I think Teledials are a bit more ''alfa'' where as to me the double spokes look a tad more ''Germanic''
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10.5kg according to the bathroom scales. Not exactly the last word in calibrated though.
Ta. Too heavy, not as heavy as I thought theyd be, but still too heavy, oh well, cheers though.

They do look good on that GTA
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Beautiful wheels, only surpassed by the teledials on the GTV imo.

However, they do absolutely nothing for the ride quality being 18 inches
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Out of interest how much do 18" jetfins weigh?
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Do not bother with Cloveralloys. I refuse to use my car everyday because I am so scared about a broken wheel. I had to bin one wheel and buy a whole set from italy a couple of years ago.

Jet fins look as good and if one breaks a set will come up on ebay.

I bought a spare clover with a buckle on ebay for a 30notes just in case. The buckle is small so hopefully might save my ass one day.
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Beautiful wheels, only surpassed by the teledials on the GTV imo.

However, they do absolutely nothing for the ride quality being 18 inches
Bigger wheels actually improve ride quality, its lower profile tyres that make it worse - if you could fit 18" tyres with the same sidewall height as 17s, the ride would be better than it would on 17s, but theres not enough room under the arches. Still if you fit very light wheels you wont notice much difference on 18s, its all down to the unsprung weight.

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Out of interest how much do 18" jetfins weigh?
I ve read somewhere about 12.5Kg, even heavier, shame, love those as well.
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i love these on the GTV more then the GT. which is why i bought a set for my black car. but i bet they wont hold up after a few big pot holes. compromises
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i love these on the GTV more then the GT. which is why i bought a set for my black car. but i bet they wont hold up after a few big pot holes. compromises
Bloody hell, that looks the ******.
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Bloody hell, that looks the ******.

Yup have to agree.

Pooches apendages on that black GTV.
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I knew i had seen these before, Ferrari 458 and 488 used the same design for there wheel.
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i love these on the GTV more then the GT. which is why i bought a set for my black car. but i bet they wont hold up after a few big pot holes. compromises
When you look at those pics you really realise how well the GTV has aged. Looks like a much newer car,
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They ain't lightweight guys. Tougher than some other Alfa wheels out there due to their design.

For example my new 19x8j OZ superleggera wheels are a fair bit lighter weight even being a size up.

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They ain't lightweight guys. Tougher than some other Alfa wheels out there due to their design.
Yeah, we know, thats why I was asking !
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They ain't lightweight guys. Tougher than some other Alfa wheels out there due to their design.

For example my new 19x8j OZ superleggera wheels are a fair bit lighter weight even being a size up.

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10.5kg according to the bathroom scales. Not exactly the last word in calibrated though.
Eper says 10.45kg so pretty well calibrated

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Out of interest how much do 18" jetfins weigh?
Eper says 11kg bang on.
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Am I right in thinking the Cloverleaf alloys are magnesium rather than aluminium?

I have to say, mine have been very resilient to pothole damage, but the awful tyre roar was hurting my ears so as an experiment I got some old 16" Alfa pepperpots, refurbed and fitted with Dunlop SportMaxx. Immediately apparent are: loads more comfort, the tyre roar has disappeared to well below the wind noise, and the handling's actually not too bad at all. And I have coilovers and drive pretty lustily.

The roads round here (and apparently elsewhere in the UK) are appalling, I think I'll stick with them for the time being.
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Am I right in thinking the Cloverleaf alloys are magnesium rather than aluminium?
Nope, plain old aluminium.

Magnesium wheels are much more expensive, and much lighter than 10-11kg.
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Eper says 10.45kg so pretty well calibrated
Dammit!!!

That makes me a fat b'stard
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Am I right in thinking the Cloverleaf alloys are magnesium rather than aluminium?

I have to say, mine have been very resilient to pothole damage, but the awful tyre roar was hurting my ears so as an experiment I got some old 16" Alfa pepperpots, refurbed and fitted with Dunlop SportMaxx. Immediately apparent are: loads more comfort, the tyre roar has disappeared to well below the wind noise, and the handling's actually not too bad at all. And I have coilovers and drive pretty lustily.

The roads round here (and apparently elsewhere in the UK) are appalling, I think I'll stick with them for the time being.
Theyd be a lot lighter than 10.5Kg if they were magnesium ! (they might even catch fire too)
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