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View Poll Results: What to do to the wheels...
Red stripe going around 7 21.21%
Blue stripe going around 1 3.03%
Yellow stripe going around 3 9.09%
Leave as is 22 66.67%
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      09-22-2008, 05:05 PM   #1
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To do to my wheels, or not to do?

Well these pictures are my car. I used to have red time attacks on the wheels, however i decided to remove them

I was thinking my car looks to black and doesnt have enough contrast, so i was thinking of putting a different time attack style ring on the wheels.

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      09-22-2008, 05:21 PM   #2
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It's flawless, leave it as is.
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      09-22-2008, 05:23 PM   #3
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      09-22-2008, 05:36 PM   #4
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It looks great as is.

I might try a bright colored big brake kit for contrast
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      09-22-2008, 05:43 PM   #5
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It looks great as is.

I might try a bright colored big brake kit for contrast
if i had a good 3,000 extra to spend i would be all over that!! lol
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      09-22-2008, 06:28 PM   #6
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don't do it!!
i love the stealthy look
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would you consider painting the wheels? A lighter color such as gunmetal would give the car better contrast.
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would you consider painting the wheels? A lighter color such as gunmetal would give the car better contrast.
Ive been considering doing that. But im not really sure.
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putting the red and keeping it as is.........pretty close
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Leave it as is, the contrast cokes from the shine in your car, it looks perfect.
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i guess im just going to keep it as is
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thanks for everyones opinionss
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Unique sinister look man!
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i saw a black car with yellow time attack
that was cool
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chrome or silver stripe.also,what kind of paint did u used on your caliper?or u powder coated?
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that looks pretty damn nice.. can your car be more shiny!?

but just an idea..a crazy idea.. how about put back the time attacks and outline the kidneys red
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