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Can you Identify these rims?

Anyone know what model rims these are? I know they're Sport Edition rims originally purchased from Tire Rack (I bought from private owner) but can't seem to find out what they are exactly. I emailed tire rack directly and the closest they came back with was that they are TX5's. (Previous owner wasn't sure either):

Sport Edition TX5 Silver Painted

Although they are close, there are some definite differences: width of the spoke, curved vs pointy corner near the center cap, etc.

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any stickers or markings on the inside of the rim?


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there sport edition E1's

its sad even tire rack cant figure that out.


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That's them! Thanks for the quick replies... now to see if I can find a single rim to purchase... probably won't be quite quite as successful, hah.

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im pretty sure they have been discontinued for awhile. so good luck there. whats damaged on the wheel u have?


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im pretty sure they have been discontinued for awhile. so good luck there. whats damaged on the wheel u have?
Thanks, I don't have too high of hopes. One of the rims got bent slightly when I slid on some black ice and bumped a curb. So now it causes a fair amount of vibration during driving. It's still driveable, but more of an annoyance at this point. Cosmetically it looks fine.

Think it would be possible for a shop to reverse that?
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thats a very easy fix. ive had wheels that have had a crack down the center. and they were able to be welded and fixed and looked brand new.


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