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Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V #4521632
09/20/17 08:26 PM
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Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Pablo Offline OP
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Starting to plan out the winter wheel tire package for my wife's 2017 CR-V.

I need a source of low cost alloy wheels. A close-out or something of that nature. I got super lucky on my WRX several years ago and scored a set of alloys for sub anything online. Now for the CR-V $97 ea seems to be the lowest. Any ideas?


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Re: Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V [Re: Pablo] #4521639
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There's a bunch of them on Tirerack for $59 + shipping that look nice. Free mounting if you buy the tires there as well = score!

edit: looks like quantity available on some of those is limited.

Last edited by SatinSilver; 09/20/17 08:35 PM.
Re: Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V [Re: Pablo] #4521647
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Not the lowest cost but I bought some CRV alloy wheels on ebay about 5 years ago.

Re: Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V [Re: Pablo] #4521652
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Are you willing to buy used tires? I've bought used OEM wheels for all my snow tire sets, never spent more than $200 for all 4 alloy wheels on Craigslist

I particularly like OEM wheels since they always seem to look more "stock", plus they're available with the exact hub bore and the lug nut seats (for the Honda, they use the specific ball seats).

With aftermarket wheels, you might have to have to use hub spacer rings and keep a separate set of lug nuts. I buy OEM TPMS sensors.

I just bought a set from an older Altima for my new LEAF. I found that 16" wheels fit, plus the snow tires for the proper 16" wheel size are significantly less expensive than the OEM 17" tire size. Definitely worth checking into smaller wheels!

Re: Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V [Re: Pablo] #4521656
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buy wheels with tires mounted from discount tire, no charge mount + balance + free ship!!!

Re: Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V [Re: benjy] #4521694
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Originally Posted By: benjy
buy wheels with tires mounted from discount tire, no charge mount + balance + free ship!!!

And no TAX!


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Re: Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V [Re: SatinSilver] #4521849
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Pablo Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: SatinSilver
There's a bunch of them on Tirerack for $59 + shipping that look nice. Free mounting if you buy the tires there as well = score!

edit: looks like quantity available on some of those is limited.


Links would be cool. I saw nothing like that at TireRack.

Originally Posted By: EdwardC
Are you willing to buy used tires? I've bought used OEM wheels for all my snow tire sets, never spent more than $200 for all 4 alloy wheels on Craigslist

I particularly like OEM wheels since they always seem to look more "stock", plus they're available with the exact hub bore and the lug nut seats (for the Honda, they use the specific ball seats).

With aftermarket wheels, you might have to have to use hub spacer rings and keep a separate set of lug nuts. I buy OEM TPMS sensors.

I just bought a set from an older Altima for my new LEAF. I found that 16" wheels fit, plus the snow tires for the proper 16" wheel size are significantly less expensive than the OEM 17" tire size. Definitely worth checking into smaller wheels!


Don't really want used tires, BUT that sounds like a good idea to get some OEM wheels.

Originally Posted By: Brybo86
Originally Posted By: benjy
buy wheels with tires mounted from discount tire, no charge mount + balance + free ship!!!

And no TAX!


Discount Tire is good CS, really excellent here, but their prices are now high. I didn't see any wheel deals. And of course they charge sales tax, online, and in the shop. Not sure where you came up with that.


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Re: Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V [Re: Pablo] #4521863
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I always get my extra wheels from the junkyard.

Junkyard Link


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Re: Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V [Re: Pablo] #4521946
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Originally Posted By: Pablo


Don't really want used tires, BUT that sounds like a good idea to get some OEM wheels.



Oops, I meant used wheels! Yeah, I highly recommend OEM wheels.

Re: Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V [Re: Pablo] #4521995
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Originally Posted By: Pablo
Originally Posted By: SatinSilver
There's a bunch of them on Tirerack for $59 + shipping that look nice. Free mounting if you buy the tires there as well = score!

edit: looks like quantity available on some of those is limited.


Links would be cool. I saw nothing like that at TireRack.

Originally Posted By: EdwardC
Are you willing to buy used tires? I've bought used OEM wheels for all my snow tire sets, never spent more than $200 for all 4 alloy wheels on Craigslist

I particularly like OEM wheels since they always seem to look more "stock", plus they're available with the exact hub bore and the lug nut seats (for the Honda, they use the specific ball seats).

With aftermarket wheels, you might have to have to use hub spacer rings and keep a separate set of lug nuts. I buy OEM TPMS sensors.

I just bought a set from an older Altima for my new LEAF. I found that 16" wheels fit, plus the snow tires for the proper 16" wheel size are significantly less expensive than the OEM 17" tire size. Definitely worth checking into smaller wheels!


Don't really want used tires, BUT that sounds like a good idea to get some OEM wheels.

Originally Posted By: Brybo86
Originally Posted By: benjy
buy wheels with tires mounted from discount tire, no charge mount + balance + free ship!!!

And no TAX!


Discount Tire is good CS, really excellent here, but their prices are now high. I didn't see any wheel deals. And of course they charge sales tax, online, and in the shop. Not sure where you came up with that.


Discount tire "Direct" I just got $600 worth of tires shipped to my door tax free

Last edited by Brybo86; 09/21/17 08:39 AM.

08 Honda Accord EX-L 2.4L M1 EP 0w20 145k
01 Kymco People 50
95 Lexus LS400 M1 AFE 0w30 193k
95 Yamaha Jog
Re: Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V [Re: Silverado12] #4522108
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Originally Posted By: Silverado12
I always get my extra wheels from the junkyard.

Junkyard Link


+1 You can pick up a set of wheels cheap at a yard and purchase whatever rubber you want.


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Re: Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V [Re: Pablo] #4522156
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I'm generally a junkyard person.

Though Hondas seem to require Honda wheels. The calipers are "fat" , so even though the wheel has 6 or 7 inches of backspace, another manufacturer's wheel in the same bolt pattern with the same backspace and offset won't end up working.


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Re: Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V [Re: Pablo] #4522432
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used wheels/tires from the junkyard

Re: Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V [Re: Pablo] #4522440
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5x114 (64.1mm Center Bore) and the world's your oyster, but the competition is more fierce as well.

I would look for something like 2005 caravan rims. What size do you need, to clear your brakes? I can't imagine CRVs using the full 18 inches they seem to come with.

I was having a devil of a time finding common 5x100 rims but eventually found "subaru" rims without the size listed, and with a bigger hub bore (better than smaller! smile ).


Re: Lower cost wheel source 2017 CR-V [Re: Pablo] #4522489
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Originally Posted By: Pablo
Originally Posted By: SatinSilver
There's a bunch of them on Tirerack for $59 + shipping that look nice. Free mounting if you buy the tires there as well = score!

edit: looks like quantity available on some of those is limited.


Links would be cool. I saw nothing like that at TireRack.


We'll see if this link works:

LINK

Ok looks like it does. Some of the results are 17 inch wheels which are - 1 inch so hopefully you'll consider those as well.

Last edited by SatinSilver; 09/21/17 06:03 PM.
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