Which color wheels?

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  1. Pitbull_SN95

    Pitbull_SN95 Active Member

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    I'm changing a few things around on my car and the wheel color is one. I painted the calipers gold, and thinking flat black wheels might look good on the car. I'm not sure if they should be all flat black, leave the chrome lip with the rest flat black or just leave them they way they were and ignore the white lettering, it's coming off.

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    I would personally wanna see them fully polished. Dark colors against blue doesn't look good at all in my opinion.
     
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    Orange 94 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    White or gold.
     
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    whiplash473 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    This ^ polished or chrome wheels on blue look so nice. Dark wheels just make the vehicle look dull.


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    hmmm. I kind of think all black can work.
     
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    I'm kinda old school, I'm a chrome/polished aluminum wheel kinda guy (but do like Orange94's thought of gold). Black wheels just remind me of the old beaters I used to drive missing hub caps lol. No offence to anyone with black wheels though.:wink:
     
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    Looking at the colors makes me want to get into powder coating. I'll have to mess around with photoshop and the colors.. The black wheels are staring to wear off on me now, so I'm going to pull the plasti dip off.
     
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    Yeah, go for it man. Plus layering the powders gives you even more color options to choose from. Getting into powder coating is pretty affordable. Just like painting it's all about the prep work. I have access to a good blast cabinet with many medias to choose from.
     
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    powder is easy right up to the point that you need an oven to bake it in. I almost picked up an oven a neighbor was getting rid of after upgrading for this but even with that it means you are stuck doing one wheel at a time. I have recently had some parts done by a local powder coater and been happy with the service and his product. He didn't have the color I wanted so he ordered it for me and got enough to do my wheels in the same burned copper color.

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    Yeah, I had to have my electrician buddy wire in a 220 outlet for another oven. But for smaller items I use a monster toaster oven. Especially for cerakote.
     
  12. bottlefed97

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    Before you worry about the color of the wheels you should be focusing on lowering the car and getting rid of that wheel gap.