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donteatbugs
04-10-2008, 12:25 AM
well i found a set of wheels at the bodyshop i used to work at from a 280z. they fit the corolla very nicely (14x6 -10) and are light (13.3 lbs) so i wanted another set to auto-x on since azienis are $60 a tire for 195-60-14. i finally found some in a junkyard and they were all still on the car becuase they had wheel locks on them. so i went back the next weekend with a wheel lock remover and my cordless impact and picked up a perfect set of wheels for $50. then i cleaned them up and painted them so they would be different than my DD wheels.

pic of my dd wheels. this is the stock form. the ones i picked up were dirty.

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i220/donteatbugs/corolla/101_0313.jpg



this is after a little cleaning and some paint

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i220/donteatbugs/corolla/4-6-08021.jpg

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i220/donteatbugs/corolla/4-6-08019.jpg

Hookecho
04-10-2008, 12:46 AM
wow! those cleaned up nice. nice job man.

celicaGT90_05
04-10-2008, 02:17 AM
yeah those look great! As I said in the geo thread, I looked online at a local yard with a computerized inventory, and they only want $50 for a tranny and $30 for a hood, $12 for a corner lamp and other stuff real cheap. Needless to say, Im pretty happy haha

KoreanJoey
04-10-2008, 02:48 AM
Awesome! Good job on the find.

Mr. Babb
04-10-2008, 03:50 AM
junk yards ftw!

donteatbugs
04-10-2008, 04:57 AM
there is a camry alltrac i that junkyard too. the drivetrain is missing though.

grayscale
04-10-2008, 05:40 AM
Those look sweet! Nice work!:bigthumbu

VikingJZ
04-10-2008, 05:48 AM
I bet someone tried converting their FWD CahMooreehee to an AWD one


I want a set of those for my 72

donteatbugs
04-10-2008, 06:26 AM
ill let you know if i find another set. im gonna paint the ones on my car now gunmetal on the spokes and unpolished lip. they get too dirty to polish up all the time.

andy
04-10-2008, 06:48 AM
score!!!! driving with tread is nice.

VikingJZ
04-10-2008, 04:59 PM
^I found a nice set of the ones on your AE86 Andy a while back at the yard ten min from me. I had cash in hand over Xmas break and they had sold! I was like who the hell bought those. they were there for YEARS

wizzards581
04-10-2008, 05:12 PM
280z rims are everywhere in the junk yards i go to. camry Alltrac LE are sitting around with everything still intact, no accident.

donteatbugs
04-10-2008, 11:02 PM
i picked up a set of the baby supras today for $80 from the crusher. i went there to get the whole car for andy for like $200 in running condition with no body damage and a tiny bit of rust and a clean title. but they had crushed it allready 2 weeks earlier. all they had left were the wheels with the center caps. they need cleaned up but they are 14x7 -8. now i dont know what i wanna run my azenis on.