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    Australia-Where to find nostalgic rims (Wheel fitment fail)

    Basically as the topic suggests, where is the best place to source some nice looking nostalgic (Pref. dished) wheels in Australia, Melbourne.

    I'm kind of a lostie and I have NO idea where they all are. Tried ebay and failed, looked at the wreckers but they don't stock anything out of the ordinary.

    4X114.3

    14's or 15's

    Just something cool so I don't have to roll like this:

    and be more like this:

    So please dump your hints and tips

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    Try Canterbury Wheels and Tyres - http://www.canterburytyres.com.au/

    They do a lot of reconditioned old school style wheels, might have something to suit. I've bought a few odd centre caps off them over the years, probably best to actually go in and have a look, their website only scratches the surface of their range.

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    This is 10 mins from my place!! Thanks alot Dan. Going to have a looksie tomorrow :tu:

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    For local shops, try Otomoto. They usually have some pairs and sets of wheels bought over from Japan in stock, and get new stock in a few times a year.

    Alternatively, Yahoo Auctions is basically your other option, unless you stumble across a set on any of the various Australian based forums.

    Here's some Yahoo auction links...

    14" wheels
    15" wheels

    These list all 4 stud wheels in varying PCDs, so just check before you get too keen. If you like something you see, send an email off to Jesse Streeter, or any of the other brokers in Japan and they can give you quotes on how much items will cost to have them on your doorstep.

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    Toymods? Datsun forums? 4x114.3 is a piss easy size to get japanese wheels in!

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    Ill minded is on the money.

    You need to bear in mind, rims were never available in particularly wide sizes back in the 70's.

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    Thanks for all the responses guys! you've been fantastic.

    I was going to check out cantebury tyres, but could not find the actual place there.

    Otomoto seems to be located in NSW, does anyone in Melbourne know the delivery cost?

    Going to trawl those forums aswell, just concerned that they will be ridiculously overpriced.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Long
    Going to trawl those forums aswell, just concerned that they will be ridiculously overpriced.
    lowball people and see how you go. or google something like "melbourne 114.3" or "datsun 4x114.3" etc.

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    Re: Australia-Where to find nostalgic rims

    where in melb are you? I've got some wheels you may be interested in trying on.

    14 x 6 enkei mesh, small dish

    14 x7 ma61 supra wheels big dish.

    try before you buy this weekend i'm available

    -Dave 0422 328 332

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    Re: Australia-Where to find nostalgic rims

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