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Alloys and Winter Tyres for Sale

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I have a set of 18" Lexus alloys for sale fitted with a set of Winter Tyres - Vredstein Wintrac Extreme

All four tyres have at least 6mm of tread remaining 

The alloys are a Lexus OEM style and are in general 'good' condition. There are a few minor marks, there's one small paint bubble on one, and the chrome inserts have a little bit of tarnishing but otherwise they're OK.

The tyre sizes are 245/40R18 all round

I bought them to fit my IS250 but there isn't enough clearance to accomodate 245 width tyres on the front. I did think about replacing the front tyres but I've decided to sell

Would consider splitting alloys and Tyres 

Collection from Middlesbrough or could arrange a meet-up for fuel costs.

Looking for £350

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Snow equals garage for mine but a good buy for winter driving, I don't think you'll have a problem selling these quickly.

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Thanks Steve, I hope so :smile:

BTW can the mods edit the title (insert the missing 'e') - thanks

 

 

 

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Still for sale

After a closer inspection, there are a few more paint bubbles than I first thought and there's a bit of painted over damage that I hadn't spotted before.

With this in mind, price reduced to £300 ovno

 

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Bob your profile says Yorkshire but you are located in Middlesbrough?

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To those of a certain age - the correct address is Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire. However the official county name is Cleveland and that doesn't appear on your drop down list when selecting location

 

 

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** Tyres have now been sold **

Still have the GS alloys and will consider boxing up and shipping if anyone is interested 

 

 

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Hi Richard

I'd be looking for about £230 inc delivery

Price revised to reflect carriage costs £250

 

regards

Bob

 

 

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OK Peeps, I've decided I want rid of these wheels and they've gone on Ebay

Ebay Listing

Starting price is £50 for all 4, for collection from Middlesbrough or possible meet-up for fuel costs.

Bidding ends on 6/6/17 at 20:27

 

 

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