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Which Wheel is Which?

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Old 04-14-2008, 10:46 AM
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Which Wheel is Which?

I want to swap out my wheels when I take delivery on Clubman S and the wheels I want are Crown spokes or S-lites, they look the same to me...so...What's the difference?
 
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Old 04-14-2008, 10:51 AM
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S-Lites are more rounded and thicker in the spokes. They might be heavier as well, but haven't cross referenced the weights on these myself.

I prefer the looks of the S-Lites personally but they do feel pretty heavy.
 
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Old 04-14-2008, 10:55 AM
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someone correct me if Im wrong but the crown spokes are the newer style slites (07 onward) they look slight different and have center caps. The S lites are the older version and dont include ceneter caps. I dont know anything different as far as weight or other specs. I can tell the difference by looking at them though....
 
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Old 04-14-2008, 11:04 AM
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The R104 Crown-spoke ET48 22.7lb has a center cap and flat spokes.

The R85 S-spoke (aka LeMans, S-lite) ET48 25.1lb has no center cap with slightly curved (outward) spokes.

They are both 17 inch.

Go here: http://www.mini2.com/forum/faq.php?f...heel_tire_tech for more information.

Hope this helps...
 
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Old 04-14-2008, 11:10 AM
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R85



R104
 
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Old 04-14-2008, 11:20 AM
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The Crown Spokes 'look' bigger when fitted - I like them alot.
 
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