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Old 05-01-2012, 06:43 PM   #1
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Plastidip wheels, opinion survey with pics

So I have already blown my budget according to the boss and rims will have to wait. Should I leave them as is or plastidip them like the photo provided.

Car, Liquid Grey as you can see:





Wheel with silver lip and chrome center and lugs:

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I would love a svt suspension or a mild 1.5-2 inch drop, but that will be next summer, the 28' pontoon boat is ready for the water!


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Old 05-01-2012, 06:55 PM   #2
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I would leave them as is, I always thought those style wheels in the normal silver were pretty good for oem.
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dipped wheels would get lost next to the tires and the gray body. I would leave them silver
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I'd use the effort to paint the mirror caps and the door handles. Although I don't think doing the wheels is a bad idea.
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Not painting mirror caps or handles, my experience with 60 miles of driving a day, the caps would chip eventually and same goes for handles with all the little hands yanking on mine!!!

I am considering a silver lip and the rest of the wheel Liquid grey to match, hmmmm
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Leave them as-is for now.
I have a similar situation, same color and wheels on my zx3.
I considered painting them, polishing them, everything....but they are still are what they are.
They will be run as they are until the tires need replacement, then new rims probably.
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Well the plastidip is reversible, so I may experiment with it.

So many wheel choices though, drop will be before wheels......
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