VYC Tires lists over 200 brands of used tires at www.BestUsedTires.com, and the site 1-800EveryRim.com sells new, used and reconditioned rims. A variety of private sellers also sell used tires and rims on eBay.
At 1-800EveryRim, a user can specify the make and model of a particular vehicle, and the website shows a list of available rims and wheels for purchase. The company checks its products for roundness and safety to help ensure quality for the consumer. Ground shipping is available to all 48 states in the continental United States.
For used tires, BestUsedTires.com offers a wide selection. A user can search through over 200 different brands of tires, search by tire size, or search by vehicle make and model. Tires come with free shipping via FedEx ground and a 60-day money-back guarantee. BestUsedTires.com also offers to match the price of any major used-tire competitor if a cheaper price is found prior to purchase. Major credit cards and PayPal are accepted.
Ebay is another option for purchasing used tires and rims. Various third-party sellers offer used tires and rims for sale within the Ebay marketplace. Purchasing used tires from Ebay sellers is not without risk, however. According to Consumer Reports, hidden risks of used tires include possible internal tire damage, defects, such as torn mounting beads, or weakened internal structure. Some auto makers recommend that tires that are six years old or older should not be installed on a vehicle.