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Offline LatinVenom

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #50 on: May 05, 2012, 06:25:56 PM »
Kelu,
Please Kelu could you also photoshop them as they are with no paint.
I think this will give Miller a good visual of how they would look in the car.
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #51 on: May 05, 2012, 09:54:47 PM »
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #52 on: May 05, 2012, 10:13:33 PM »
yeah im good with black :)
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #53 on: May 06, 2012, 10:11:38 AM »
How about Saturn Emblem Red?  :2c:
You could just do the spokes red and silver on the rims?
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #54 on: May 06, 2012, 11:48:24 AM »
That's a cool idea

I've seen a couple cars lately with pink wheels, and I have to say, it looks pretty cool.
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #55 on: May 06, 2012, 12:11:33 PM »
unfortunately I dont have any pink powdercoat at work. So black it is.
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #56 on: May 06, 2012, 12:14:24 PM »
Considering your powdercoat colors, I'm partial to the Flint Mica. Go monochromatic. But if they are for you going drag then go with the pink. Nobody wants to get smoked buy a car with pink wheels. It could throw off their game having pink wheels in front of them and if you play for pinks... well... you lose the wheels only.

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #57 on: May 06, 2012, 12:35:39 PM »
That's a cool idea

I've seen a couple cars lately with pink wheels, and I have to say, it looks pretty cool.
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Can you be man enough to pull that off?

Let me consult the Majic 8 ball, "my sources say no"

Miller you could always buy your own powder coat in whatever color and have them do your wheels with it.  Check out the chip charts here http://www.tiger-coatings.us/index.php?id=1295 find something you like and order it.
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #58 on: May 06, 2012, 12:40:04 PM »
um im good on the whole $20 a lb thing.

I have free powder coating at work. I will definitely be going that route with these wheels.

If someone wants to send me a dipyourcar.com car kit in pink, I will gladly coat my wheels pink
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #59 on: May 06, 2012, 12:58:10 PM »
um im good on the whole $20 a lb thing.

I have free powder coating at work. I will definitely be going that route with these wheels.

If someone wants to send me a dipyourcar.com car kit in pink, I will gladly coat my wheels pink


For the record, the powder coating at work isn't free.  In the real world, it is called stealing.  But hey, who lives in the real world?

I like the idea of dipping at the mod meet.  We will have to look in to that.  If enough people are interested in getting stuff dipped, I'd be willing to get proficient in dipping.
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #60 on: May 06, 2012, 01:10:58 PM »
Yellowboy504 just dipped his entire sky.

Looks real good on the first coat.


I'm thinking of getting some white to cover the scraps on the lower part of my front bumper.  Might even do black

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #61 on: May 06, 2012, 01:14:43 PM »

For the record, the powder coating at work isn't free.  In the real world, it is called stealing.  But hey, who lives in the real world?

I like the idea of dipping at the mod meet.  We will have to look in to that.  If enough people are interested in getting stuff dipped, I'd be willing to get proficient in dipping.

We offer free powder coating of items to all our employees within reason. Just a perk of working in a factory with a powder coating paint line. If you drink a water at work is it stealing? take a pen home? print off something personal on the company copier?

Its called a perk. Don't turn green GJ
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« Reply #62 on: May 06, 2012, 03:35:59 PM »
We offer free powder coating of items to all our employees within reason. Just a perk of working in a factory with a powder coating paint line. If you drink a water at work is it stealing? take a pen home? print off something personal on the company copier?

Its called a perk. Don't turn green GJ

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #63 on: May 06, 2012, 06:36:12 PM »
Right in our own Kappa gallery. Now imagine them pink...

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #64 on: May 06, 2012, 11:37:55 PM »
Wow.  I like that look.  Is that a members car?
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #65 on: May 07, 2012, 05:25:04 AM »
Im sure you can find out who it was. Those photos were taken at DDM last October
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #66 on: May 07, 2012, 08:32:43 AM »
or you could quit being an @$$ and tell him.


But then again it is GJ who is asking
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #67 on: May 07, 2012, 09:03:08 AM »
That's killer
See, Pink would kick ass.  Think of the girls you could get. They would see the pink wheels and think,
This dude must be hung like a horse, why else would he have pink wheels.

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #68 on: May 07, 2012, 09:44:20 AM »
somehow i see something getting plastidipped pink this year when someone doesnt expect it at the mod meet

If you plastidipped my wheels pink i would just :lol:

Now if it was a crappy job, Id peel it off. If it was done well, i would probably leave it for a while just for the :lol: factor
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #69 on: May 07, 2012, 10:14:56 AM »
somehow i see something getting plastidipped pink this year when someone doesnt expect it at the mod meet

If you plastidipped my wheels pink i would just :lol:

Now if it was a crappy job, Id peel it off. If it was done well, i would probably leave it for a while just for the :lol: factor

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #70 on: May 07, 2012, 11:03:57 AM »
Haha Monster green would be preferred ;) But ill take whatever I can get!
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #71 on: May 07, 2012, 11:31:58 AM »
Why not just go with the green?  The orange does looks pretty cool.  I've seen it on the Werks car also so I'm betting the green would look good.  That is if you can get more of the green powdercoat.

I've seen pink calipers before.  It's pretty nuts.  Pink wheels would be ridiculous, but they would definitely fool everyone at the track!

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #72 on: May 07, 2012, 02:20:58 PM »
Black is free, and black it will be. I didn't like these wheels in white nor do I enjoy them in silver.

Plastidip is just a quick and easy color swap, so Id consider doing a crazy color with the dip. As far as the "permanent" powder paint, I will be getting them black.
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #73 on: May 07, 2012, 03:36:07 PM »
Miller how did you ever end up with your car to begin with?  Did someone give it to you or what? :poke:
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #74 on: May 07, 2012, 05:31:34 PM »
If you paint them camo, then nobody will even see the wheels turn....Then You'll fool them all! Probably get another 1/2 second off your time! :rofl:  :lol:
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