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Hey all. There are two people near me that are selling complete sets of wheels/tires. I don't know what year they are but appear to be the correct sizes that came stock. One of the sets has a B logo in the center. Is that the Brabus wheels?

Anyway, they are asking $100 for one set and $300 for the set with a B on the center cap.

I was thinking about picking up one of them to use for winter tires. Are these prices good? I think $25 per wheel is pretty good for stock sizes.
 

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That's actually pretty amazing, I'd buy both if they were near me. The brabus ones usually run quite a bit more.
Hey all. There are two people near me that are selling complete sets of wheels/tires. I don't know what year they are but appear to be the correct sizes that came stock. One of the sets has a B logo in the center. Is that the Brabus wheels?

Anyway, they are asking $100 for one set and $300 for the set with a B on the center cap.

I was thinking about picking up one of them to use for winter tires. Are these prices good? I think $25 per wheel is pretty good for stock sizes.
 

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Those are good prices to me. Best thing is that they are local so you can give them a good look over before paying.
 

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Are the Brabus wheels staggered sizes? 15" and 17" Remember, there were optional 15" Brabus wheels available as a $550.00 option a few years ago on the 451. They were 4.5" and 5.5" widths and had a raised lip on the outer edge. The factory standard Brabus wheels had no raised lip and the rim was smooth to the edge.
 

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I'd jump on that $100 set. Can't see the mounted tires--if those are Blizzaks, there were VM1 and VM2 Blizzaks. The VM1s (in addition to being older tires in general) lose their super-winter-adhesion when the tire is at 50% of original tread depth. I love Blizzaks but stick to the newer generation.
 

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Well, the ones I thought were Brabus have been removed and sold. Guess I missed on that one. The one tire size that was shown was 175R55/15.

Well, for $100 for a full set of wheels, I really don't think I can go wrong. As long as they are straight, I can deal with curb rash or peeling. I would only want them to mount winter tires on anyway. Smart Madness is asking almost $100 for the basic steel wheels so this is a real bargain in my mind.

Still have the option of the ones with Winter tires mounted already but its a bit of a drive away. The listing says they are ice guard tires and like new. I'm guessing these are Yokohama? I don't know anything about that tire company but they are highly rated on all the websites I can find them on. The guy is asking $400 for the set and I think that is a bit high. Tire Rack has the tires listed at $55.53 a piece for closeout price. Throw in shipping and having to get them mounted and it would probably be around $300 for new tires.
 

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Hey all. There are two people near me that are selling complete sets of wheels/tires. I don't know what year they are but appear to be the correct sizes that came stock. One of the sets has a B logo in the center. Is that the Brabus wheels?

Anyway, they are asking $100 for one set and $300 for the set with a B on the center cap.

I was thinking about picking up one of them to use for winter tires. Are these prices good? I think $25 per wheel is pretty good for stock sizes.


If you don't take the stock wheels, I will. I can also drive over to pick them up.
I need one set of stock wheels for my 451.
I'll get them one by one if needed. At the very least I would need two of the larger sized wheels.
I am 3 hours from Northview.
 

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If you don't take the stock wheels, I will. I can also drive over to pick them up.
I need one set of stock wheels for my 451.
I'll get them one by one if needed. At the very least I would need two of the larger sized wheels.
I am 3 hours from Northview.
I haven't received a reply from that seller so I believe this listing is done as well. On closer inspection, it appears the wheels are not included and its just the used tires. I don't know if I didn't catch that to begin with or if the posting was changed. In either case, I don't think the listing is valid anymore.

The snow wheels/tires are still available up in the Midland area. I've been conversing with that person to get as much info as I can. If I can negotiate a little on the price, I believe I will pick these up.
 

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I haven't received a reply from that seller so I believe this listing is done as well. On closer inspection, it appears the wheels are not included and its just the used tires. I don't know if I didn't catch that to begin with or if the posting was changed. In either case, I don't think the listing is valid anymore.

The snow wheels/tires are still available up in the Midland area. I've been conversing with that person to get as much info as I can. If I can negotiate a little on the price, I believe I will pick these up.

Snowball,
If you find that the wheels are still available, please let me know by message and include any phone numbers available.


Anyone in Michigan who has spare wheels of the standard variety-- no tires needed-- I am interested, please message me.
 

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Snowball,
If you find that the wheels are still available, please let me know by message and include any phone numbers available.


Anyone in Michigan who has spare wheels of the standard variety-- no tires needed-- I am interested, please message me.
I certainly will! Sometimes its hard to find these things at a decent price.
 
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