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Thinking about getting some different wheels for my new (to me) Volt but dont want to go any heavier than the stock wheel. Anybody know how much the stock (base) wheel weighs?
 

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That's quite the variance lol. I'm not gonna buy anytime soon so I guess I have plenty of time to track down the answer. I will try to post results once I get a little more certainty?
 

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The OEM forged wheels for Generation 1 Volts weigh 19 pounds.

There are some lighter aftermarket wheels available. One of the better ones would be Enkei, at 14 pounds, but I don't know if theirs is available with the correct bolt pattern for the Volt Gen 1.
 

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I thought there were some GM wheels where the spokes were solid and some where they drilled out small eclipses to reduce the weight. that might account for the variance.

But coming from someone who installed 18" rims and 26 pound tires, I conciously took the mileage hit to look good and get much better traction (and apparently tire wear). The Goodyear OEMs that came on the G1 were horribly thin. Plus there are 3 differing tire weights depending on which Goodyear assurance you buy, ironically the tires ranged in weight between 19 and 23 pounds too.

Check out this posting with tire weights

http://gm-volt.com/forum/showthread...n-the-other-3-revisited&p=2770730#post2770730

I've taken a 5-7 mile hit on range, but now I stick like crazy while flooring it around cloverleafs.
 

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That's quite the variance lol. I'm not gonna buy anytime soon so I guess I have plenty of time to track down the answer. I will try to post results once I get a little more certainty?
Well, I gave you GM's answer as well as Volt owner measurements. Some agree with GM, others don't.
 
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