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Unread 05-22-2016, 11:02 PM   #1
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Hello, I'm new to the forum and was looking for a place to ask a few questions about rims

Okay, so long story is, I bought some new rims (RTX Envy) to put on my chrysler 300. Here is the spec sheet the guy gave me with the wheels.



So the guy said this would fit on chrysler 300, dodge charger, magnum etc... So I went with it. I tried them and they wouldn't fit. So I'm like okay I'll just check what wheel specs fits my car. The only difference I found besides the offset was the center bore which is 71.6 (for my car) and 71.5 (for the rims).

I thought that was enough to block me from using them, so I decided to sell them to some guy who owned a charger. He tried them and said he had the same trouble as me. I found it weird since the rims specs were the same (besides the offset) as Chargers. So I refunded him.

Decided to inspect the wheels again I noticed on the box they came in, the specs were different.



So now I have two different specs for the rims. Now I looked closer on the back of the rims where the specs should be engraved and I found different numbers than on the paper and on the box. That's what's behind the rims.







Now I'm really confused. First of all, why is there two bolt pattern engraved behind the wheels? Which one is good? Just wondering what the hell is going on with this. x.x

Here is a pic of the front of the rim. With all this information, do you guys know on what car would these fit? I'm really confused. Also nowhere on the rim tells me what center bore it really is.



Thanks in advance!

-Chris

Edit: Oops, forgot to add that;



Size really is 17x7.5 so I'm even more puzzled now.

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Ship them all back for a refund! Boxed wrong!
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Well that's the thing, I didn't order them, got them at a chrysler jeep dodge dealer and it was the boss selling them ''used'' on a classified ad. I don't have a receip since it was paid cash. (And it was a while ago too, like 2 months ago I think) So I'm kind of in a bind now.

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Well that's the thing, buying used with an "as is" sale.

I've had a few deals over the years that I didn't confirm to my own satisfaction that turned out similar to yours. I just had to take the hit and do the best you can with what you've got.

Sell them for what ever you can get and start over. Chalk it up to experience.
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Yeah that's what I want to do, but I can't just sell them without knowing on what car they fit right? I also wanted to know why there was two bolt pattern engrave in the back of it?

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Your best luck may be to sell them on craigslist again. Make your money back, but be the honest person and sell them as what they are, clearly listing their specs...
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is the image showing the bolt pattern engraving from the same rim or two different rims?
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yes, wheels are cast first than holes drilled later, those are 2 possible patterns that can be drilled for this rim.

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what year and model\trim of your car?

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