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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 06-11-2004, 01:00 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone not like the color of my rims??
Just taking a poll to see if I should change them back to the stock silver color or leave them with this graphite. I get mixed reviews usually.
Be honest with me on this one.

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post #2 of 19 (permalink) Old 06-11-2004, 01:14 PM
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I don't like them, but that's just my opinion. There are very few cars that look good to me with dark rims.

If you want to set apart, maybe white?
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Yeah, maybe white.
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Maybe its just me, but those pics make the rims look darker than I remember them being in person. Then again I have only seen them once so what would I know. Oh well I don't think it looks bad.

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Sorry I don't like them. It is the combination that is not good. How about gold colored wheels ona white car? You asked for honesty!!
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they dont look bad being that color, but they dont work on a white car. imo

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post #8 of 19 (permalink) Old 06-11-2004, 02:47 PM Thread Starter
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chrome is too expensive, I would just buy new rims which I cant afford.
I want something that is clean, but not too stock.
Something that stands out a little more.
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where they originally silver?

if they where ,you should have just painted the inside and lift the lip of the rim silver, give it a better distinction so people wouldn't think its dirty


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I like them, if you don't like them I'll trade ya for some non painted ones from my 91 xr7

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They look to dark. I would go a little lighter, but just my opinion.

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post #12 of 19 (permalink) Old 06-12-2004, 11:37 AM Thread Starter
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Started to paint them white, they look ok.
But they now dont match the pearl paint on the car...its a lighter white.

Maybe Ill just go back to silver.
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White is a hard color to get the graphite look to look right with. I'm not going to say I like it, but I don't dis-like it either. Kinda in the middle you know?

I used the same duplicolor paint on both sets of LS wheels - the ones on the LS, and the ones on the Cougar.

Because the LS is black, the dark silver wheels look alot better than light silver. Am not sure if I like the dark silver on the blue Cougar yet (pic not updated yet).

Other than that - your Cat looks good .

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If you got rid of the bra, lowered it, and tinted the windows it would look great

as it is right now i don't really like them

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I'd suggest you paint the car, not the wheels. White




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I like the pearl.
Not many cars with that color out there.
And the paint on this car is in outstanding condition.

I dont like the white wheels, im not going with them.
They are going back to factory silver color.
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Here is a picture of my 1994 Mark in opalesecnt white with similiar wheels, but quite a bit lighter. I really like them, but no one else seems to. Oh well.

PICTURE 1

PICTURE 2

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Looks good, but I changed my wheels back to silver the other day.
Just put them on the car.
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post #19 of 19 (permalink) Old 06-16-2004, 12:20 PM
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I really think yours look sharp Thomas. I'd kinda like to get some like that for my car...

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