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Old 10-12-2013, 09:09 AM   #1
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Best Place To Find OEM Wheels?

Need new tires for my 2003 Boxster S. Really wanted to get Michelin Super Sports, but they don't come in the right size for my 17" rims. So, I started looking at photos of Boxsters, and I really like the 18" five spoke wheels that I think we're optional in 2003.

Can anyone recommend a good place to find OEM wheels. I am hoping to find some at a fair price because I am about to spend some serious cash on an IMS replacement, and likely a new clutch and flywheel.
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Old 10-12-2013, 10:44 AM   #2
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I started casually looking for a set of the CarreraII "liteweight" 18" wheels as soon as I saw them in 2003. Finally bought a set last year. Plan on spending $1,000-$1,500 for a good set. It's always a good idea to have wheels tested on a wheel/tire balancer to check for roundness as soon as you get them.
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Old 10-12-2013, 11:16 AM   #3
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Can anyone recommend a good place to find OEM wheels. I am hoping to find some at a fair price because I am about to spend some serious cash on an IMS replacement, and likely a new clutch and flywheel.
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http://www.wheelenhancement.com/index.php?t=Wheels
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They can be found on Craigslist but 18" are 2-3 times the price of 17s. A nice set of 17s can be found for $500 in most major cities, often with decent tires still mounted.
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Old 10-13-2013, 04:39 AM   #5
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Can anyone tell me if the Carrera III wheel will fit my 2003 Boxster S?

18x8 front and 18x10 rear
5 x 130 bolt pattern
57mm front and 58mm rear - offset
71.5mm (Hub Centric to vehicle)
Part Numbers:
Fronts: 997.362.136.00
Rears: 997.362.140.01

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