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UltraLight 6UL Introductory Pre-Order! - Closed!

This is the Introductory Pre-Order thread for the Matched set of 6UL beryllium wheels in 15x8" front and 17x9" rear for the Elise/Exige. For more info about these wheels see the thread here.

As mentioned previously, these wheels are incredibly light and capable for the track and look great and ride great on the street.
Fronts are only 12.6 lbs and rears only 15.8lbs!

Normally for Lotus specific wheels in these sizes you would expect to pay $1200! To get anywhere close to the weight, you would need to spend $2500 minimum.

We have limited sets available.

As with our other intro-pre-orders, don't expect to see these introductory prices ever again!

Thanks everyone!

1. Felgacarb
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Is 15" a no issues with the 4 pot AP brakes?

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Haven't tested yet. I am going to. I expect there will be some interference, however, it can likely be fixed with a spacer. EldonZ and I are going to look at it.


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Ok pls. Do you have a 15/17 setup pictures of any wheel brand?

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Not sure I understand. The car in the first post is this setup with these prototype wheels.

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be nice to also test fitment for those that have 2 pots on rear

"Give a man a match, and he'll be warm for a minute, but set him on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life."

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And we're off!
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be nice to also test fitment for those that have 2 pots on rear
Easy to test but I am 99% sure that you will have mountains of room based on clearance and my recollections of wheel changes I had to make on the XP car with 2 pot rears.


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Added 3 more to the pre-order list! Almost halfway to the lowest price available for these awesome wheels!


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Cool, folks! 3 more in the pre-order since the last update! 3 more and we drop the price for everyone! Get your friends to place their deposits!


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1 more in. 2 more to price drop!


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Question: The Beryllium is the color of the finish and not the actual material the wheels are made of - which I think is aluminum.

Cool video of the wheels being made:

https://betapchoi.com/video/nG0cwYIb...w-forming.html
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Question: The Beryllium is the color of the finish and not the actual material the wheels are made of - which I think is aluminum.

Cool video of the wheels being made:

https://betapchoi.com/video/nG0cwYIb...w-forming.html
Correct! The color is Beryllium and the wheels are Aluminum.


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BOOM! We have 11 pre-orders so the price is now $950 for everyone! The pre-Order will be available for one more week OR while they last. At this price they are practically disposable. Why not have 2 sets of race wheels? One for practice and one for competition? Keep one set on the car while you swap tires on the other. Or a set for street and a set for track? Keep you factory wheels fresh for re-sale someday.

Once this pre-order is gone, the price will never be this low again!


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Cool! I can use the $25 savings to buy the fancy aluminum valve stems!

By the way- will Blackwatch Racing offer a package for the 8 X 949 Al valvestems (preferable in the grey anodized) or the lugnuts, or will I be ordering those directly from 949 Racing?

I will investigate!

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we will behaving that stuff. I will get it on the site before we finalize


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Pre-order will be ending soon.(Probably by end of the week). Get your pre-orders in soon to lock in the lowest price!

For folks that are already in on the Pre-Order. We will have a page up after it ends to pay balance and add options for Valve Stems, Hubcentric Rings, and Aluminum Lugnuts.


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Wow, 3 more sets in the pre-order! Might run out....


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