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Old 07-19-2011, 09:28 AM   #1
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Blue Boxster with white wheels and white trim

So this is more then a request then a show and tell..sorry to blue ball you guys. I just bought my Boxster and want to paint the wheels white and add the white Boxster decal/trim along the bottom of it. I was hoping someone had a picture of this done on their blue Porsche before I dove in and painted my wheels.

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Old 07-19-2011, 12:10 PM   #2
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So this is more then a request then a show and tell..sorry to blue ball you guys. I just bought my Boxster and want to paint the wheels white and add the white Boxster decal/trim along the bottom of it. I was hoping someone had a picture of this done on their blue Porsche before I dove in and painted my wheels.

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Would love to see that; I have the exact same car as you ! colorwise anyway.
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Old 07-19-2011, 12:46 PM   #3
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Where is the best/cheapest place to buy the decals by the way?
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Old 07-19-2011, 01:13 PM   #4
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I'd like to see your car photoshopped with white mirrors, wheels and the ===porsche=== strip along the sides. I bet that would look pretty cool.
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Which one would you guys go for?

http://www.porschestripes.com/boxster.html
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Old 07-20-2011, 07:49 PM   #6
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#2 is classic...though #8 could be really unique and kewl.
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So this is more then a request then a show and tell..sorry to blue ball you guys. I just bought my Boxster and want to paint the wheels white and add the white Boxster decal/trim along the bottom of it. I was hoping someone had a picture of this done on their blue Porsche before I dove in and painted my wheels.
Before painting, ask yourself how much you like cleaning wheels, because white will get dirty/grimy super fast.

Obviously not a Boxster, however...

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What color calipers would go well with that color combo? I'm thinking yellow, but yellow behind white wheels could look off
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Old 07-21-2011, 11:07 AM   #9
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My car's the same color too. Personally, I would scrap the "white" idea. If you want it to look good, an upgrade larger wheel would be great (not white). But remember we are all just expressing personal opinions based on personal taste. It's your car.

I painted my grills low luster black. The silver paint just looked cheap to me. Looks much better this way. Also, painted bumperets look rich. I also painted the calipers red with 18" spoke wheels. Looks good to me.
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Stick with two colors. Otherwise I think it'll look too busy and detract from the overall package. Go black.
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Those Lobster Claws look good.
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Old 08-01-2011, 08:15 AM   #13
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I pulled the trigger on the combo. I'll post some better pics later

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Looks good, but I'm looking forward to better pix.
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That came out really nice. How were the wheels done. Ya more pics for us to admire
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Old 08-02-2011, 06:54 AM   #16
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Here's a couple more teasters that show the blue a little better. I'm adding white roll bars and white mirrors soon.





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Nice vision and execution! I didn't think I would like it, but it looks terrific. Is that paint or powder on the wheels? Looking forward to seeing your future additions.
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Old 08-03-2011, 07:21 AM   #18
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SO cool! Now paint the trunk badge white for a little more balance.
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Ballsy. Didn't sound like a good idea, but must admit the end result is pretty special. Kudos.
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not bad at all... agree ..paint the badge... remove all the ambers...from heads bumper reflectors and get rear leds... and should look even better...
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