Not round here they're not Mark - I had a nice set of metal ones, they lasted two days and got nicked. Put black platic ones on, after just less than a week, they were nicked. I refuse to keep the little turds in dust caps so I don't have any at all on now.
Doesn't help having a skate park with...
I'm not far from you fella (Blackburn) so if I hear owt about the pups I'll let you know asap. I'm unable to help on the parts from too but if you need any other help, feel free to give me a shout.
As well as having the well known display problem with the climate control unit, it's current mission, which it has started to undertake with some gusto, is trying to put me in a cryogenic state.
I've managed to find a replacement unit on ebay as i'm not too crash hot with a soldering iron...
I've got 235/45s on my 17s, they're 7.5J with 45 offset and no spacers - no problems. Snug, but no problems with clearance of the struts.
Likewise my 18s are 235/40s, 8J with 42 offset, no spacers - again no problems.