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Old 09-23-2012, 11:59 PM
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I'm betting their real close to the same.
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Originally Posted by lucky_thirteen View Post
Just how much heavier do you think rockwells are than trussed, sleeved, steerable 14 bolts?

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Maybe 6-700 lbs more with rockwells. Equivilant to about carrying another 4 people all the time.
really?
a full dressed front rockwell weighs just over 840lbs. the same axle narrowed with stock brakes removed is 660lbs. versus a full dressed front D60 at 605lbs.
a rear rock with brakes removed is 530lbs.

thats nowhere near 6-700lbs difference.
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