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Old 05-26-2012, 12:56 PM   #1
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Plastidip Wheels - You Vote

Today I plastidipped my silver track wheels to black. I have always wanted to see what black wheels would like like on my arctic silver car with black interior and trim.

The process was pretty easy as others have already documented. The finish looks pretty nice upclose. Of course, there is no confusing it with a professional powder coat finish but pretty darn good for $8 a wheel.

And yes, if I stay with black I'l get the black wheel bolts.

Let me know what you think by voting above.

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Old 05-26-2012, 03:00 PM   #2
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Black with the red calipers is pretty wicked sweet awesome!
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Old 05-26-2012, 04:56 PM   #3
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Is it just me or are those front rotors scored? The black wheels look tuff. Should try a bit of striping around the outside of the rim. Nothing big, just like pin stripe, if you don't like pull it off.
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Is that yellow I see in the background ?
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Old 05-26-2012, 06:41 PM   #5
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Black... Makes it look like it's ready for the track.
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Old 05-26-2012, 06:45 PM   #6
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I think your sign "go back" says it all unless you can get a shine on that black somehow. I almost went gloss black with a polished chrome lip when I replaced my wheels.
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Is it just me or are those front rotors scored? The black wheels look tuff. Should try a bit of striping around the outside of the rim. Nothing big, just like pin stripe, if you don't like pull it off.
Yes, the front rotors are pretty well scored. I plan to replace the rotors and the pads after my track day next weekend at Willow Springs.
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Is that yellow I see in the background ?
That's the Danger Yellow Mini!
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Best of both worlds.
Driver's side black, other side silver.
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Old 05-27-2012, 10:01 PM   #11
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I was thinking about doing the same thing to my stock twists that I use for the track. I'm just debating on black or white, my regular wheels are black (Porsche sport classic ii) and my car is white.
Your wheels look awesome, now I am doing it for sure!
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Old 05-27-2012, 10:22 PM   #12
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Seems to give it an aggressive track look...if you are happy that is what counts the most.
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Old 05-31-2012, 10:51 PM   #13
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Black for the track!
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I was thinking about doing the same thing to my stock twists that I use for the track. I'm just debating on black or white, my regular wheels are black (Porsche sport classic ii) and my car is white.
Your wheels look awesome, now I am doing it for sure!
I photoshopped black twists onto a white box and didn't like it...maybe with a white lip.
I'd like to see white as well, but I think some titanium 5 spokes might look the best. Still torn, but I'm not real thrilled with the stock silver and mine came with free curb rash when I bought it, so I need to do something.
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I'm going with dayglo orange for the track. Clear coated of course.
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Old 06-01-2012, 08:23 AM   #16
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I am going to the track tomorrow. Weather forecast is 90F so I'll be interested to see how well the Plastidip holds up with combined brake and weather heat.

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