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Old 08-31-2014, 04:01 PM   #1
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I have been looking at reducing weight and am planning to change to alloy wheels. This should save about 70Lb. Is there anyone that has done this and where do I look for them.
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I may be very wrong but I suspect that lowering the weight of the wheels will not decrease the weight on the suspension and, thus, would not increase your payload.
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Old 08-31-2014, 04:29 PM   #3
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That's sounding a little desperate spending $800+ dollars to save 70 lbs. Are you that tight against the GVWR limit?

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I may be very wrong but I suspect that lowering the weight of the wheels will not decrease the weight on the suspension and, thus, would not increase your payload.
Good point, it would however allow me to get rid of the inserts. I weighted the other day and found that I will be 80lbs over the 11030 when I add my tow dolly/car. The axel weight is ok but the payload is not. I have added the Sumosprings that increase the payload. The only other thing I can do is change the hot water heater to on demand to save 53lbs. I have the 24M with Big Foot. So I already am at 9800lbs plus whatever the big foot weighs. I do not carry a lot so I was surprised when I weighed.
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