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I can't find my post asking about tires.

I bought used winter tires - maybe I screwed up - but, the tires on the car now - all-season, are really worn.
Anyway, I might want new rims/wheels - I haven't had any luck finding used ones and most tires on rims are steels. I don't really want those - I already have steel rims on the car now. I don't know if they're busted or what.
Should I buy alloy rims for the future all-seasons, or just take the rubber off and stick them on the same rims?
I was going to use stock - that will make it cheaper, won't it?
205/60R/16 - I might have screwed up but the used winters were under $200 CAD - and I got all 4.
The cheapest rims I found are at Crap Tire - you can check them out - CRW GT2 Alloy Wheel - specs show all-season use.
I could use the current steel rims I have on my car if they're okay? The ones with the used winter tires - look super rusty and probably are in worse shape than what's on the car now. I dunno yet.
I hate dealing with tires. Ugh.
I found a set of steel wheels and Blizzak tires on Craig's list last year for $100. The Blizzak tires only had one season on a pair of them.
The other day, I bought an inexpensive set of 4 all seasons (Paragon Tour A/S) to go on the steel rims and will be using those until May.
I went with all-seasons because I wanted the least effect on fuel mileage, also this allows me to keep the aluminum wheels off the car until I know that the weather is good again.
 

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I think I screwed up - I probably paid too much for the used winter tires? On kijji, most ppl are asking for so much - and you can't tell from the pictures - so how many visits am I going to make?
I found some oem alloys for just under $300 - same area I was just in.
I have to admit, I lucked out with the steel wheels and Blizzak tires for $100. A couple of weeks before, I was considering a set of 4 for $400.
The Paragon tires were really inexpensive too. $80 per tire + $20 each for installation. However, I got chatting with the counter guy, he owned 6 other Honda cars, currently had a CRV and a project DelSol.
After chatting and him showing a pic of the '93 Prelude he owned in the past, He gave me the tires for $62/each. The whole deal cost me $364 (US) on the car and out the door.
 

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So you bought winter steels with winter tires, then removed the winter tires to put on all-seasons for winter? Lol
"I found a set of steel wheels and Blizzak tires on Craig's list last year for $100. The Blizzak tires only had one season on a pair of them. "

The 3 of the Blizzak tires I got from the classifieds were worn out after one year. Two of them were awful, one had some metal rivet stuck in it. I work from home mostly now, so I am not commuting. Also, we have a Jeep, so when the lake effect hits here in Western NY, the Accord stays in the garage.
 

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The winters are on - using the steelies that went with them.... really rusty. I'm kind of unhappy - and I am not sure if they're loud.... they seem a bit loud. I have to take the all-seasons out of the car - I was going to leave them at the shop.
All in all, bad experience and I think the shop I went to last year would have been a bit cheaper.

What should I do now? Nothing? Anyone ever been dissatisfied with the 'tire switch' experience? I guess that's why you get new ones - and pick your own but that would be $600+ more? I'm not sure how much more $. :-(
The Blizzaks are loud, heavy and your gas mileage will suffer. That's why I switched over to the All Season.
Winters in Western NY are all or nothing. When it storms, the Honda stays in the garage, and I drive the wife's Jeep. Eh? Go Bills?
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Yes. Quite a snowstorm. Similar to November 2014.
"Civic or CRV?" Just ask the seller when they were used last and on what car.

When I had the 2006 Accord. I had steel wheels and Winter tires. With the Winter's on, I refinished the alloy wheels and painted them with Duplicolor wheel paint with so-so results.
I had snow tires on the 1998 Accord, I had an extra set of alloy wheels, just for the snows. Lots of parts around for the 6th gen Accord at that time.

Big benefit to steel wheels for Winter. The brake assemblies are mostly covered.
If I were you, I would take some time to wire brush and "rattle can" the steel wheels. You can do it with the tires on the rims. Just use the winter tires you have and call it done till next year.


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