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Belto 09-27-2013 03:42 PM

Scrap wheels?
 
Disclaimer!!! This is NOT a sale thread.

Ok so i have been trying to get rid of my stock 17" alum WK2 laredo wheels for almost a year now with no success. (Locally) so im going to go a different route.... How about taking them to a metal scrap yard and get my moneys worth in cast aluminum... How much do the weight? How much do u think i could get for them? Ill keep the center caps since those tend to be needed later down the road.

Any ideas or suggestions? (Have tried ebay and craigslist)

Belto 09-27-2013 03:53 PM

Ps: i live in central FL so no one needs winter spares

Zybane 09-28-2013 08:18 AM

Re: Scrap wheels?
 
Recycled aluminum goes for around .70 cents/lb. Your wheels weigh around 20 lbs, so if you turned in all four for recycle you would get a whopping $56 or so.

How have you been advertising the wheels? I think one issue with the 17" wheels is they only fit the V6 vehicles.

Belto 09-28-2013 09:42 AM

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I have been advertising that the fit, JK, comander, newer Libbys, WJ and WK... And they r the nice looking ones (i dont like the 2014 ones)


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