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Old 08-09-2017, 08:10 AM   #1
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I have had these CCW racing wheels for several years but never had them on the ground.
I took them apart, replaced bolts and painted the centers rain forest green to match the car. It handles way better, but not sure I like the look. They appear darker in pics than in the sun, but I didn't apply the clearcoat. Not sure how that would last on wheels.

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Looks great. I had a 996 in that color and loved the color. Don't change the wheel color.
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perhaps go gold centres - classic look and ties in w your interior?
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Looks great. I had a 996 in that color and loved the color. Don't change the wheel color.


Thanks. I am thinking about using more of the paint I have left to paint the wind screens. Too much?


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Yeah they were factory gold centers but needed painting. Not sure I did they right thing. I didnt want gold back, but was going to do silver and be conservative. I don't like the black wheel look. This turned out sorta like black wheels. I may spray the clear coat on them but it will be tricky without taking them apart again


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Looks great... now do the bolts too
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Looks great... now do the bolts too


I had those polished bolts laying around. I thought it looked better than regular bolts by breaking up the color and matching the lips. I have a set I could paint. I might try one wheel and see how it looks.


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Looks great... now do the bolts too


I just realized you meant the wheel bolts, not lug bolts. No way I would paint those,
Not even the nuts.


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Looks great. I have the same colour but just went black 5 spoke wheels since I didn't have the balls to go for something like that, looks like it paid off for you though. Must get lots of looks.
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Looks great. I have the same colour but just went black 5 spoke wheels since I didn't have the balls to go for something like that, looks like it paid off for you though. Must get lots of looks.


Haha. I have had them since 2009 I think. I painted them as soon as I got them,
Right after I had my engine built. I put them on the ground for he first time yesterday. I was amazed how much better the car feels. I few pounds of unsprung weight goes a long way. I upgraded to an M030 suspension a few years back and it didn't make near as much difference as these wheels. No
One has really seen the car, at least anyone I know since putting them on. My wife likes them tho and she could care less about wheels.


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