I just left the car (2006 Sentra 1.8S) at the mechanic for rotors and pads replacement. He noted the dents on the wheels. We must have hit potholes, that’s the only possibility. Only one wheel has a major dent, the other two are relatively minor. I have no idea how the wheels have a dent. The car does shake above 60mph but we rarely drive at that speed. The car rarely goes on the highway so, around the city, we don’t feel any effects of those dents.
I have been toying with an idea of getting wheels from the junkyard. My wife is not interested in spending $300-$400 on the wheels, as the car is not worth more than 2K, if at all and she wants to replace it soon because there are few issues like the AC is shot and fixing it is $600+ and she doesn’t see the point on spending money on this car. But I don’t want to. The car runs fine, does the job of running errands. Being in NY, we have to deal with the heat for 2-3 months only. Ideally, I would like to take it to the grave.
So I plan to get the wheels from a junkyard. I checked car-part and there are few within 50 miles of me. How does one go about the prices? Most of them do not list the prices, the listing states to call. Some prices are ridiculous (like $100 for a scuffed wheel when new is available for $150). I would ideally buy 3 wheels. Is there any chance of haggling?
Any tips anyone can provide?
Thanks in advance.