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Old 06-04-2014, 04:27 AM   #1
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Are these 18" wheels original?

These 18", three piece wheels are on the 2001 Boxster I just purchased. I am wondering if they are Porsche or aftermarkets? Would prefer 17" Turbo Twists. A bit too much bling for my tastes.
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Old 06-04-2014, 05:02 AM   #2
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Look like aftermarkets to me as I can't recall seeing that style before, also are those tyres stretched ?
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Old 06-04-2014, 05:18 AM   #3
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Look like aftermarkets to me as I can't recall seeing that style before, also are those tyres stretched ?
Thanks, the tires look stretched to me. Going to change wheels and tires ASAP.
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Aftermarket for certain.
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Old 06-04-2014, 05:25 AM   #5
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Aftermarket for certain.
Ok, thought so. They look like they belong on another car.
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Ok, thought so. They look like they belong on another car.

I think they look pretty good.
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Old 06-04-2014, 05:29 AM   #7
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Hey, I've got some 17" turbo twists
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What are the tyre sizes on them at the moment ?
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Old 06-04-2014, 05:38 AM   #9
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What are the tyre sizes on them at the moment ?
225/40ZR18 Falkens in the front and 235/40/ZR18 GT Radials in back.
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When you take them off you may find markings that will tell you more.
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225/40ZR18 Falkens in the front and 235/40/ZR18 GT Radials in back.
Needs 265/35/18 at the back.
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Yup rears too small, as ekam said 265/35/18 are what I am running..

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