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Well, this summer, if I could drop the car some (Eibach pro's) well, that's definately coming. I was thinking when I replace the shitty RSA's on there, I'll go for some slightly wider tires, but something that would fit the stock rims, for now until I have rim money, and also powdercoat the rims dark gun metal.

I think our cars look great and all, but a universal bright bright silver for the rims on all trims/models with these rims doesn't cut it.

Here was what I was thinking.. :)

Here is the car as it stands now, NOTE: I've removed the side mouldings shortly after this pic was taken. It's just a good pic at a nice angle and great lighting I used. So forget that part :)



So what do you think?
 

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that looks really good. i always wanted to do that to my car.
 

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That will look really good...

I don't know about your area , but around So. Cal a good powdercoater will charge about

$300 for all four rims-$75 per rim

btw

I wish my rear was that low..
 

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Yeah I suppose it might cost that. Better to just save a little more and get some super light weight 17's in bronze/gunmetal. :) I want to go with some wide wide wide rims/tires! Not rubbing wide, but you get the picture!
 

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That's definately one of my favourite combos! I love bronze too. I'll be painting my calipers bronze/goldish some time.
 

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Polished lip is going to cost more than powder coating the entire rim. I think they would look tight though.

If you are going to give up your ride and wait for the rims to be coated you might as well save some extra scratch and get the calipers coated as well. It will last a lot longer than painting and you can color match it if you want.

Just a thought.
 

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I have winter tires I can ride on temporarily any time during the summer, if it's only like 2-3 days. We have at least 5 major shops that I know of that powdercoat VERY nicely. And yeah, I will powder coat my calipers. I always get disappointed when I see how well high heat paint DOESNT look after a few months.
 
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