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    Found someone locally selling bronze 6UL 15x7s for $500. Worth buying or just spend the $90 extra for a brand new set?

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    Bronze kinda ugly. Get tungsten.
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    Depends on the color of your car. If it's a warm color (gold, orange, etc.), bronze likely would work. Black and white paint wouldn't clash, either. If it's cool color (metallic blue, dark blue, etc.), then probably not.

    That said, $90 is not a lot more to get the color you want instead of what someone is offering a deal on.

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    Depends on the condition. Generally I like to buy like new or new parts when it comes to items like wheels because you don't know how how it's been used / abused. An extra $90 for the color you like and peace of mind may be worth it to you. Without knowing more about the used wheels, those are my 2c.
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    Black car, the color isn't really a concern but you make valid points. I'll just hold out and get black down the road for a few extra bucks. Thanks guys! I'm still trying to get a feel for what good deals are on various things, trying to save money on the build where I can but that's a little harder living in PA than it is in Socal, haha!

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    I think you should pass and get at least 15x8s if not 9s. No reason to buy 7s unless a great deal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Red_5 View Post
    I think you should pass and get at least 15x8s if not 9s. No reason to buy 7s unless a great deal.
    That was actually going to be my next question, what size are most people running on Miatas...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red_5 View Post
    I think you should pass and get at least 15x8s if not 9s. No reason to buy 7s unless a great deal.
    +1. there is no reason to get 15x7. unless it is 100% street car. even then, I would of gone with 15x8.

    always be weary of used wheels. if they've been tracked, they are often bent. most of the times, seller don't even realize it.
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    Probably a good decision to buy new. I have bought lots of parts used and wheels have a bit of risk in that they may look fine but can be out of round...had it happen once. Worth the risk if the savings are big but not for only a few bucks. My $.02

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