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I would like to trade my EX-L wheels for Sport model wheels. Mine are 2 months old and in perfect condition. Los Angeles area and I'll pay for the cost to swap them out at a reputable tire shop.
 

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I would like to trade my EX-L wheels for Sport model wheels. Mine are 2 months old and in perfect condition. Los Angeles area and I'll pay for the cost to swap them out at a reputable tire shop.
Can you post a photo of the wheels?
 

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I would look into powder coating them if I was you. We bought the touring which comes with the gun metal gray wheels but we had the dealership have them powder coated for us because we wanted black but didn’t want to pay another $4,000 for the elite trim. Powder coating runs $400-$700 and it’s more durable and longer lasting than painting them. It cost us $600 and then we got black gloss center caps to replace the gray caps. I can post a picture if you’re interested in how they look.
 

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I am aware there are options. The trade is one of them. The factory finish on the wheels is best which is why I am looking to trade someone that may prefer the gray wheels.
 

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Yeah you may find some one if you just repost the request frequently. From what I’ve read is that more people like the gray wheels better than the black so you’re likely to find someone eventually.
 

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The EX-L wheels are identical to the Sport model wheels just a different color
Is this a photo your wheels? You make it sound like it is NOT by this verbiage:
“identical to the Sport model wheels just a different color”

I for one would be interested, but I’m not driving to LA to look at a wheel color!
I’ve looked at many passport photos and the wheels vary by location, dealer, state, etc...so they are not all identical.
 

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The ex-l and sport do have the same wheel design just ones gray and one is black, just like the touring and elite have the exact same design just ones gray and ones black. All trims have have the same size wheel and tire. So he is just wanting his wheels to be black.. but preferably by trade.
 

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The ex-l and sport do have the same wheel design just ones gray and one is black, just like the touring and elite have the exact same design just ones gray and ones black. All trims have have the same size wheel and tire. So he is just wanting his wheels to be black.. but preferably by trade.
Actually I’ve seen many stock wheel designs. So they do vary.

And I get what he wants. But I don’t know what he has nor would I drive from OC to LA to just look at them. I’m not sure why it’s too much to post a photo of his wheels or rewrite/confirm the verbiage to say these are my wheels or something like that instead of they are identical to the sport but a different color.
 

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Is this a photo your wheels? You make it sound like it is NOT by this verbiage:
“identical to the Sport model wheels just a different color”

I for one would be interested, but I’m not driving to LA to look at a wheel color!
I’ve looked at many passport photos and the wheels vary by location, dealer, state, etc...so they are not all identical.
Those are my wheels. The Sport model and the EX-L model have identical wheels. Only the wheel color is different. Do you have a Passport Sport model and where do you live?
 

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Those are my wheels. The Sport model and the EX-L model have identical wheels. Only the wheel color is different. Do you have a Passport Sport model and where do you live?
Gotcha. I’ll have to do some photoshop with my Elite and see how they look. They might have a hint of purple that won’t look good with modern steel though? My wheels are the gloss black, that I was just going too ride out the tires and replace both eventually.

And I’m in Huntington Beach. What part of LA are you?
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Sorry, I am only interested in the black Sport model wheels. I don't think Elite wheels are the same size
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PlastI-Dip them. It will cost you $30 out of pocket and two hours labor. The entire process is extremely simple. There are a number of videos on YouTube that can walk you thru the process.
 

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PlastI-Dip them. It will cost you $30 out of pocket and two hours labor. The entire process is extremely simple. There are a number of videos on YouTube that can walk you thru the process.
Wasn't looking for advice on how to change the color of my wheels. I was looking to trade someone per my original post.
 

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I too have the EX-L Passport and didn't like the gray wheels. Instead of paying $600 or so to have it painted black, and look like the cheaper Sport trim, I bought aftermarket black wheels, sold my gray EX-L wheels and the net difference was the about $550.
 
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