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Post  SLIMboyJIM on Thu Feb 10, 2011 7:47 am

thinking of painting my wheels a different colour. they are kawasaki green at the mo but im bored of them now!!
stripping the head off next week to change the stem seals n that so im thinking of painting them while the car is off the road.
I want to paint them gloss black and leave the rim silver. what do you reckon??
oh yeh its a 3 door mk2 golf gti in tornado red!!!!!
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Post  SLIMboyJIM on Thu Feb 10, 2011 7:48 am

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Post  lemski on Thu Feb 10, 2011 7:51 am

yeh red black works
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Post  lewis1641 on Thu Feb 10, 2011 10:46 am

black and polished will always win.

i am pleased about this as i wans coloured wheels on the wife's new mk3 and i thought green but didnt want to be a copycat!

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Post  roccy on Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:19 pm

think your wheels look mint already but black with polished lips are awsome aswell think its a good choice
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Post  SLIMboyJIM on Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:46 pm

lewis1641 wrote:black and polished will always win.

i am pleased about this as i wans coloured wheels on the wife's new mk3 and i thought green but didnt want to be a copycat!
Go for it dude. Im thinking of painting my missus wheels pink on the Passat wagen. Saw an a4 estate at e38 with the pink nd really liked it.
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Post  SLIMboyJIM on Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:48 pm

Also thinking of painting the centre black then making some black spikes to sit in the other four holes. Either that or making some spiked centre caps that hide all eight holes. I dont like the look of multi stud
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Post  roccy on Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:52 pm

think some custom billet centre caps wil set the wheels apart cus no1 will have the same and its custom
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Post  lewis1641 on Thu Feb 10, 2011 2:33 pm

yeah get rid of the holes.

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Post  lemski on Thu Feb 10, 2011 6:39 pm

bit dangerous though int it, haha. spikes on wheels. i say go for it though jim
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Post  SLIMboyJIM on Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:47 am

I saw a black passat estate with spikes on the studs made out of cork and painted black. Looked crap close up but looked ace from a distance. Im gonna use some black nylon plastis for mine as we have plenty at work lol
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Post  lemski on Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:49 am

jim u just love to make stuff dont you?
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Post  SLIMboyJIM on Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:21 am

I was put on this planet to make stuff Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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Post  roccy on Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:51 am

lol! lol! its all good tho nufink wrong with custom touches and even a bonus if u get to make stuff 4 ur car whilst at work on the equiptment
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Post  lemski on Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:05 pm

SLIMboyJIM wrote:I was put on this planet to make stuff Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

dont we all just no it jim haha
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