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I have a set of like new Novas,new center caps and mounted 6k mile Michelins for sale.
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Not trying to hijack thread, but I just purchased a 1995 S4 with the stock wheels. No offense, but I think they are ugly (though I love OZ as a company). Wish I could find a good trade to make with somebody someday as I've found even finding aftermarket wheels that'll fit an Esprit is quite an endeavor. Otherwise, this has been a pretty cool thread for info for a newbie such as myself
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Not trying to hijack thread, but I just purchased a 1995 S4 with the stock wheels. No offense, but I think they are ugly (though I love OZ as a company). Wish I could find a good trade to make with somebody someday as I've found even finding aftermarket wheels that'll fit an Esprit is quite an endeavor. Otherwise, this has been a pretty cool thread for info for a newbie such as myself
Don't limit yourself to the center bore/bolt patten for the Esprit. Just get some adapters made for a more common set of wheels and open up your possibilities dramatically, which will also reduce your overall cost because you won't be limited to some exotic/rare size that costs an arm and a leg.
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Not trying to hijack thread, but I just purchased a 1995 S4 with the stock wheels. No offense, but I think they are ugly (though I love OZ as a company). Wish I could find a good trade to make with somebody someday as I've found even finding aftermarket wheels that'll fit an Esprit is quite an endeavor. Otherwise, this has been a pretty cool thread for info for a newbie such as myself
Are the wheels on your car the one-piece style, or the OZ three-piece? If the former, I can put you in touch with an interested buyer (no personal interest).
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I will have a set of S4s Futura 3 piece wheels for sale in the next few days. Just haven't had time to get pictures. PM me if you want to discuss.
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Are the wheels on your car the one-piece style, or the OZ three-piece? If the former, I can put you in touch with an interested buyer (no personal interest).
Mine are the 1 piece. I like the style of the 3 piece much more. I'm mostly looking for trade though those Futuras would be beautiful, depending on price. Thanks Sanj for the advice (and the nice chrome Esprit wheel bolts I just purchased from you on eBay!)
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I'll be selling my new saturn set soon since I was able to get a replacement nova. I also was able to repair the original nova, though it is not perfect.

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What would be the correct widths and offsets?



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you can get a full set of these forged wheels custom built for you for about $2500.

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just use stock lotus widths and offsets if you want to make life easy. You could change widths and offsets of you like though.
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What would be the correct widths and offsets?
The original V8 wheel and tire spec:

Front: 8.5J x 17 Inset +19.0 Tire 235/40
Rear: 10J x 18 Inset +17.0 Tire 285/35

Bolt circle of 5x108
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Been running a set of the ZE Forged (different model) for about a year now.No problems,and lots of complements.

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I too have been using the Boze forged wheels for about 5 years (time flies)...no issues, great wheels overall.

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Boze Alloys - BOZE GALLERY
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I too have been using the Boze forged wheels for about 5 years (time flies)...no issues, great wheels overall.

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Boze Alloys - BOZE GALLERY
What sizes are those and offsets did you go with? They look great, not my personal preference, like the sizing!
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I ended up going with 20x10 in the rear and 19x8 in the front. I had to tub out the front wheel well to make it all work but to me I love the white on white look with the chrome lip. I used the standard offsets and asked for the biggest lip possible in the rear.
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Oz Nova wheels

Looking for a full set of OZ NOVAS any one holding a set I would be interested in buying. Does anyone know of any other wheels that can also be fitted to 2002 Esprit V8. All input appreciated.
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Looking for a full set of OZ NOVAS any one holding a set I would be interested in buying. Does anyone know of any other wheels that can also be fitted to 2002 Esprit V8. All input appreciated.
Here's the only complete set I know about being recently offered - a bit rich for my blood:

OZ Nova Wheels

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Although it may not be rational, the Novas are desirable and a complete set is worth $4-5000. I know because I sold a set last year.

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