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Trade my 5k new wheels with 1k tires for stockers

I had my wheels custom made, they are 18x9 fronts 19x10.5 rear wheels with brand new hankook v12 evo tires 295 30 19 rears and 245 35 18 fronts less than 400 miles on them. I want stock mesh lotus wheels aka nova wheels.
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I like the mesh nova wheels.
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the wheels are big money and look incredible, I only want to trade because I like the "stock look"
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ill have to sell with my car then
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post #5 of 25 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 05:24 AM Thread Starter
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Unfortunately when i bought my car my oem saturn wheels were painted or powdercoated black. I dont like the tacky look, so i had these made for my car. They are custom 3 piece wheels
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Novas are really hard to find period so it may be impossible to find someone with Novas that wants to trade for your wheels. Might be better to sell your custom wheels outright, and then use the cash to get Nova's when you find them. You could also take your Saturns to a wheel shop to get them professionally powercoated back to silver and then have those to use if you sell the custom wheels before you buy the Novas. And then when you have the Novas you can sell the Saturns or keep them to put back on the car when you sell the car and then sell the Novas for a pretty penny.
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What are you looking to get for the the wheels? I'm sure you don't want saturns, that is what I have with 90% pilots.

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How much would you sell them for?
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Are those BOZE wheels?
They look great. I was going to get those wheels, but done with gold centers (black car) for the JPS look.
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How much and does anyone know if they would fit on a 93 SE without having to make mods. Very interested as I have been thinking about changing mine for awhile now.
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Easy to have the fronts bored out from 58 to 60mm.

Don't let that hold you back.


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Or you could buy these (shameless plug).
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post #13 of 25 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 11:25 PM Thread Starter
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These are boze wheels.they have the larger center bore, i am running them with rings. As far as selling the wheels, i have contemplated doing so when i sell the car. If i dont get what i want for my car ill sell it with stockers and the wheels seperate. Novas are finitely hard to find! If anyone does want to trade novas for these then please email me
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2001 LOTUS esprit V8 twin turbo for trade
Your selling your car already?
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yes kind of. Not for sale "officially" just seeing if anyone wanted to barter
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Good luck on the sale/trade!
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Nova wheels

After much searching (with LotusGarage's help) I finally found 1 Nova to replace the one I destroyed. Your best bet would be to get a custom set of wheels with the Nova look. I am going to sell the set of new saturn wheels I got when I couldn't find the nova.

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I have a set of the OZ Nova wheels with nearly new Nitto 05's that I might be willing to sell. They have no history of damage and were recently repainted by Wheel Collision Center in PA. they are pristine! They are currently on my Esprit SE, but I am not convinced I like the look as much as other options. The tires I do like.

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If the op doesn't respond, I'd be interested in the wheels

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Considering selling my OZ Nova

I can post pics when I get a chance, but they are pristine with only about 500 miles since redo. Also new center caps.

I would consider a part trade for Futuras, Original SE wheels with 16" rears, or original S4 wheels.

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