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Author Topic: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)  (Read 24701 times)

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Offline Mihela816

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #25 on: May 03, 2012, 12:22:42 PM »
I'm going to go with gunmetal. Gunmetal and silver always look good.
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #26 on: May 03, 2012, 01:20:39 PM »
a nice rusty orange
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #27 on: May 03, 2012, 01:43:15 PM »
Puce?
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #28 on: May 03, 2012, 02:18:27 PM »
I know the perfect color for 2 of them!!!

Put them in a box, close the box, take them to USPS office tell them you want them shipped to Romania, return home and enjoy you fixed half of the problem.
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #29 on: May 03, 2012, 02:21:57 PM »
Should I include the slicks in that box or just the wheels?
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #30 on: May 03, 2012, 02:27:39 PM »
I know it's not "flashy", but I think I have to go with the gun metal as well. I don't think any other color would go great with a silver car (besides chrome). The white might look ok, but I'd have to see it. Black has never been a fan of mine for wheels on any car other than white ones (Though I plan on trying the plastidip on mine to see what it looks like). Black might look ok on a silver car though, and the plastidip would be a cheap way to see how it looks.

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #31 on: May 03, 2012, 02:28:23 PM »
Plastidip + sharpie.




Or a thin accent colour stripe.



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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #32 on: May 03, 2012, 02:29:49 PM »
Ok, Maybe I was wrong. I kinda like the orange strip thing. Not sure how it would look on a silver car though. Maybe I like it cause it makes me thing of Tron. Who knows.

I also like the sharpie car. Seen it before, but it's amazing still.

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #33 on: May 03, 2012, 02:32:28 PM »
Fluorescent green.
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #34 on: May 03, 2012, 02:52:57 PM »
Should I include the slicks in that box or just the wheels?
Why you should ask that? It was obvious, doh...

Electric pink for the 2 left for you ;)
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #35 on: May 03, 2012, 03:00:49 PM »
What colour? White...
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #36 on: May 04, 2012, 08:17:43 AM »
There are several custom color wheel visualizers online.  I use the Asanti site because it doesn't require you to download a program to use it and use the wheelbuilder tab.  It allows you to choose the color of the; inner lip, outer lip, wheel face, accent, accent 2, window, bolts, and cap.  Or you can simply google/images; gray and orange wheels, to give you an idea of what the combo looks like. 

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #37 on: May 04, 2012, 10:39:44 AM »
If someone has some photoshop skills, I would greatly appreciate the white wheel as well as the flint mica photochop :D
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #38 on: May 04, 2012, 05:55:34 PM »
on a silver car, the silver color they are right now would look the 'cleanest' visually.  I love the spoke pattern of those wheels!  but they look heavy.  Sport Editions are usually 26lbs+ 
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #39 on: May 04, 2012, 06:46:23 PM »
That was my feeling as well, but it looks like Miller wants something else, his car and wheels of course.
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #40 on: May 04, 2012, 08:44:01 PM »
FYI the sport edition wheels are LIGHTER than stock wheels. I would not have bought them if they weighed MORE than the stock wheels.. stockers are around 25-26 lbs depending on finish from what I have read on the forums. These wheels should be roughly a 5+ lb weight savings per wheel. So 20+ lbs total

Here is the F10 Sport edition wheel specs via tire rack:

    Size: 17x8
    Offset: 50mm
    Backspacing: 6.45"
    Bolt Pattern: 5-108
    Rec. Tire Size: 215/50-17
    Weight: 20.5lbs.

Here is a link to the wheels on tire rack as well in case anyone wants to pickup a set:
http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/WheelCloseUpServlet?target=runWheelSearch&initialPartNumber=F106710850S&wheelMake=Sport+Edition&wheelModel=F10&wheelFinish=Silver+Painted&autoMake=Ford&autoModel=Focus+Sedan&autoYear=2012&autoModClar=SE+with+Sport+Package
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #41 on: May 05, 2012, 12:54:01 AM »
Chris give me a picture with your car with a perpendicular view on a side.
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #42 on: May 05, 2012, 01:56:13 AM »
I dont have a side view of of my car, however luckily there are plenty on google :)

Take your pick. All these are basically my car on a side view:





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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #43 on: May 05, 2012, 01:58:17 AM »
Yours is lowered, right?
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #44 on: May 05, 2012, 02:01:28 AM »
Nope. 100% stock ride height. & OEM shocks/springs
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #45 on: May 05, 2012, 02:10:29 AM »
Than you have to drop it to match the picture which I like and I used to display this :P
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #46 on: May 05, 2012, 02:39:36 AM »
I couldn't make it to look perfect but I hope it will help you to visualize.

There you go:
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #47 on: May 05, 2012, 09:43:00 AM »
I think the black wheels look awesome.

That would make testing the look on your sky with the current wheels easy.  Just plastidip them and add their glosser.

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #48 on: May 05, 2012, 03:28:28 PM »
thanks for the chops kelu! Now that I see the white, I dont think I will do it. It doesnt look all that great

However the gloss black isnt my idea of awesome either, so odds are they will go flat black plastidip unless I can get them in the schedule to powdercoat.

Thanks again kelu! You are ok for a romaniac ;)
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Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #49 on: May 05, 2012, 05:02:54 PM »
Miller,

Do something crazy, rainbow, stripes, swirls, polka dots.... 
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