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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-24-2007, 02:19 AM Thread Starter
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help with wheel decision

i have a Champagne (gold) 97 bird and was wondering what everyone thought about chrome or silver painted wheels in either 17in or 18in. i like the cobra r rims that i saw in gun metal gray if you guys want to deside between those 3. i am open to other colors as well.

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i think the gunmetal would look hot with champagne

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This is a hard question for people to answer.

Personally I like Chrome, XR7's opinion is Gun Metal, and someone else's opinion is gonna be Silver eventually. It's all going to come down to a personal preference with the decision for your vehicle. Something someone else & I may like you may hate.

If it was me on the market for a set of wheels I personally would go for a set of 18 or 19's in Chrome w/ a staggered set-up w/ 10" wides rears & 8.5" fronts but thats me. You may have something completely different on your mind for the look your going for.

Just my $.02, get whatever appeals to you and you only. You are the one who has to look @ the car each and everyday so make sure they are what you want & not what someone else wants to see on your ride.


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There is a 96 or 97 Cougar close to where I live that is the same color as your bird with chrome wheels. IMO it looks terrible.

If I get a chance I'll try & get a pic of it.
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this is just my opinion but i think a lighter colored car looks better with silver or gun metal wheels, darker colored better with chrome. u need to break up the color a bit. thats just my preference

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i just can't decide. i've tryed to photoshop different wheels onto my car but im not all that great with photoshop. i've looked into the the staggered effect alot and i like how it looks but i cant find the wheels in any other color other than chrome. i wish i can post pics but i need to be a member (i will be soon) in order to post pics. does anybody have any pics of a staggered effect with maybe 17x8 and 17x10? i saw the pics in the wheel thread with cudaz101 bird and the boyd coodington wheels. i like that effect. but i think its hardest to choose becase i haven't really seen any cars in my color with different wheel color or combanations if anyone has pics it would help me alot.
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