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Old 12-28-2013, 05:09 PM   #1
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Black or Red Wheels?

I have two sets of track wheels that I've Plasti-dipped in black so I thought that I'd try the 3rd set in red just to see what it looks like.

Do you prefer Black or Red?





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Old 12-28-2013, 05:12 PM   #2
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RED. It's actually not bad at all. Matches the rest perfectly

Nice ride btw, that car looks fun
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Old 12-28-2013, 05:24 PM   #3
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red. it works well with the decals.
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Old 12-28-2013, 06:16 PM   #4
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No contest - Red
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Old 12-28-2013, 06:18 PM   #5
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The Red add a "pop" to the appearance.
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Old 12-28-2013, 06:34 PM   #6
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Either way works, but I prefer the black.
The red rims are a bit busy to my eye.
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Old 12-28-2013, 06:49 PM   #7
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With all the decalls going on, my vote is for red. No contest really.
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Yep, the red suits the paint perfectly.
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Old 12-28-2013, 07:59 PM   #9
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Red is best.
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:09 PM   #10
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Red is perfect
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:10 PM   #11
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Red looks great!
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:14 PM   #12
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Red all day. But to add a bit, why not respray those brake calipers in GOLD?
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Old 12-28-2013, 09:22 PM   #13
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I would do a light gold metallizer coat over the matte black. against the red calipers It will give your car the JPS Lotus look and match your gold number decals.

As you can see by the video below the end result is absolutely nuts
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qd9ILYezWM&sns=em
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Old 12-29-2013, 04:28 AM   #14
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I'd have to say red in this case.
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Old 12-29-2013, 04:42 AM   #15
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I am shocked you didn't vote for yellow wheels
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Old 12-29-2013, 05:14 AM   #16
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Red.

Car looks great!
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What style of wheel are the red ones? They look great.
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Red!!!!!!!
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I am shocked you didn't vote for yellow wheels
Me too.
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What style of wheel are the red ones? They look great.
These are 2001-2003 Boxster wheels;

Front - 17" x 7" ET55 PN 986.362.124.01 with Toyo RA1 235/40/17 (shaved 4/32's)
Rear - 17" x 8.5 ET48 PN 986.362.126.06 with Toyo RAI 255/40/17 (shaved 4/32's)

Some people think that this style Boxster wheel bears some resemblance (however slight) to the older Fuch's style from the 70's.

I like this style quite a bit more than the standard Turbo II wheels (black in top photo).

This is what they look like in OEM finish:


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