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I’ve seen a set of OEM forged wheels for sale, I was just wondering if the word “forged” should be stamped on them or not.

The ones I’ve seen don’t have it.

Will these wheels fit a standard Exige V6s or will I require spacers? Seriously Lotus sell these but the website mentions he’s are wider so don’t require spacers 

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The do not say 'forged'.

Depending on which model they came from, the rears may have a bonded spacer to effect a 3mm offset difference, for 285mm width tyre fitment, but they will fit.

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On 15/04/2021 at 19:39, Diablos-666 said:

If I buy them then I’ll get them repainted as I’m not keen on the gloss black.

Ive offered just under £2k for them as it’ll cost about £400 to get them painted.

May as well buy them new at that price, from SeriouslyLotus.

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I bought them for £1,800 in the end. The guy was selling them via Silverstone Lotus. The tyres still have plenty of tread left too so not a bad price really.

I’m not keen on the colour though so will be dropping them off an Lepson’s to get repainted.
 

Will I need longer wheel bolts, it’s something the lotus sales guy mentioned to me, although he wasn’t sure.

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