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Old 11-22-2017, 03:15 PM   #1
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just bought these wheels ...

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Old 11-22-2017, 04:16 PM   #2
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They look pretty nice on the Cayman, are those 18"..?

What size of tires?
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Old 11-22-2017, 04:30 PM   #3
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not my car - bought used. fast replikas. 18” x 8.5” and 10” with good offsets. $250 cdn each new! heavy (24 lbs per) but for the street so care more about ‘retro coolness’; have some light oz’s for the track.
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Old 11-22-2017, 07:37 PM   #4
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https://www.replika.ca/productinfo.aspx?wn=r186&fn=platinum&wc=porsche
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Old 11-22-2017, 07:40 PM   #5
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Those really look Great!!!!
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Old 11-23-2017, 12:13 AM   #6
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Looks awesome and good price! I wish they come in 17"... Fuchs are on my list.
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Old 11-23-2017, 04:08 PM   #7
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$170 per wheel at this site:
https://www.canadawheels.ca/wheels/replika/r186/W39698
No connection so can't say if legit but great price!
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Old 02-08-2018, 02:21 PM   #8
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so, friend is auto shop teacher at local high school. dropped the wheels off along with four rattle cans of plasti-dip. here is progress so far ...

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Old 02-08-2018, 02:28 PM   #9
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goal is to look like these when finished (stolen from magnus walker blog - old rsr wheels) ...



not sure about the polished lips however.
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Looking forward to the cool kid on the street pix!
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Old 02-08-2018, 02:42 PM   #11
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so, friend is auto shop teacher at local high school. dropped the wheels off along with four rattle cans of plasti-dip. here is progress so far ...
Gotta love those wheels! look like Singer wheels to me
Exactly what I wanted to suggest...matt silver greyish finish! I asked my paint shop a while ago...they said it would be extremely difficult to just paint the inner ring, what my idea was for mine.

Or I was just thinking, how would they look in a slight "gun metallic gold" look like the GT2 RS on your silver Boxster.

Of course the inner parts need to be blackend, no doubt.
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i really really really really thought about gold, but gf talked me out of it. thing is, with plasti-dip, i can just peel and redo.




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Old 02-08-2018, 03:19 PM   #13
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These looks awesome, I have always been a lover of the Fuchs look. Please post a pic when they are mounted. What offset are they?
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Old 02-08-2018, 03:34 PM   #14
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49 front, 50 rear, which is good as-is. i have 7 and 15 mm spacers however, so am going to put the 15's on the front for 34, and the 7's on the back for 43. plan is 235 on the front and 265 on the rear, so should fill out nicely (my track wheels are 245 w et 38 on the front and 275 w et 40 on the rear and fit is fine).
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Awsome. Me like a lot
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+1 looks very nice!
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Old 02-08-2018, 10:16 PM   #17
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Fuchs all the way! Especially with a little deep dish lip going on! Those old school RSR super deep wheels are just freakin' sweet!
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Old 02-09-2018, 03:23 AM   #18
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I am pretty sure that RPM wheel is a 18" Fuchsfelge painted in gold...awesome on a red car

Here a quick visualization with a more subtle "GT3 RS-like" gold tone

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Very nice! Cant wait to see finished product!
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Old 02-15-2018, 12:19 PM   #20
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well, got them back and got what i paid for (two cans of plasti-dip and some pizzas). looks like the kids had a hard time taping an even line, and the paint pulled up quite rough when they removed it. live and learn. also don't like how the tops of the 'petals' came out - too squared off and not as rounded as the original fuchs.

so, back to square one. going to get them refinished professionally. the wheels do look good against the car, so may stay with the black, however gold is back on the table.

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