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17" tc wheels trade?

Discussion in 'Private Sales' started by james78, Jun 1, 2011.

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  1. james78

    james78 Junior Member

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    We bought a 2007 recently and from the articles in the forum I'm not getting my best milage with aftermarket wheels.I was wondering if those of you who have replaced wheels think I can trade these 17" wheels and 3 nexen & 1 sumitomo tires about half tread for stock wheels with New LRR 185-65-15 tires?

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  2. LIPriusFreak

    LIPriusFreak Can I haz JDM?

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    Best of luck but I'm going to tell you a good part of your horrible mileage is greatly due to those Nexens my friend....they are just garbage cheap tires all around period! If you bought better tires you'd get better mileage. (maybe not 15" mileage but at least 5mpgs better than now)


  3. I would have to agree with LIPriusFreak. I have tC wheels with Conti DWS which are not LRR tires and still get 51mpg. Mileage did dip to 47 for the first 500 miles as my tires were breaking in but all is well now (engine breaking in probably has something to do with it too).
  4. bzyrice

    bzyrice Active Member

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    What part of florida u in? I might b interested.
  5. james78

    james78 Junior Member

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    bzyrice Active Member

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    My car has less then 2000 miles on it. I will trade u if u want t o come get them in west palm.. Pm mr ur info.
  7. james78

    james78 Junior Member

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    what brand of tires do you have?
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    bzyrice Active Member

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    The factory tires. The car has less then 2000 miles on it.
  9. james78

    james78 Junior Member

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    my wife decided she wants the wheels. Thanks and sorry for the trouble.
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    bzyrice Active Member

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    no worries man! Was jsut trying to help a fellow prius owner out :)
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