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      03-15-2012, 07:09 PM   #23
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Ah, now that is a good point that I had not considered. Appreciate the comment.
P.S. Window tint is a must. I recommend 45% since you have beige/tan interior. That's what I went with, quite happy with it!

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      03-15-2012, 07:44 PM   #24
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P.S. Window tint is a must. I recommend 45% since you have beige/tan interior. That's what I went with, quite happy with it!
Indeed. Have that one on the "To Do" list as well.
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      03-16-2012, 01:52 AM   #25
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Anybody done 264s in white? We just got my friends wheels done in gloss white for his Z and they turned out really nice. There's also a pearl white powder I was thinking about trying depending how the test sample turns out.
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      03-17-2012, 12:37 PM   #26
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Ended up going semi gloss because they didn't have satin. It matches the sports trim very well, and the amount of shine is exactly what I had in mind.
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      03-17-2012, 01:23 PM   #27
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My vote is matte i love the matte look on AW
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      04-20-2012, 09:56 AM   #28
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Wow Looks great, I'm currently considering doing this but after seeing the photos you have posted I'm definitely going to get it done (I also have AW)
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      04-20-2012, 10:03 AM   #29
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actually looks good...for black.

gunmetal works so much nicer on white cars because it doesn't look like black steelies from afar
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      04-20-2012, 10:35 AM   #30
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Wow Looks great, I'm currently considering doing this but after seeing the photos you have posted I'm definitely going to get it done (I also have AW)
Thank you! Looks even better with the Performance spoiler
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      04-20-2012, 01:04 PM   #31
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Look like a police cruiser... :P
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      04-21-2012, 04:34 AM   #32
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Thank you! Looks even better with the Performance spoiler

I could imagine, Getting a Performance spoiler is also on my list of things todo. You have any pics with it on?
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      04-21-2012, 05:38 AM   #33
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If you're going to the trouble of having them custom powder coated you could pick a color other than a shade of black.
Just a thought.
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      04-21-2012, 11:56 AM   #34
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I could imagine, Getting a Performance spoiler is also on my list of things todo. You have any pics with it on?
Don't have very many good ones, haven't taken many pictures since I installed it.
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Make sure you get the lug nuts done as well. Disregard the layer of dirt, it has been raining here.
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Don't have very many good ones, haven't taken many pictures since I installed it.
Jesus that looks amazing well done on that one! is that a black tail pipe I see aswell?
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is that a black tail pipe I see aswell?
Yeah, that's stock though.
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Yeah, that's stock though.
Ah right i see, looks good.

thanks for the heads up with the lugs didnt think of that one! would of look abit stupid if i didnt get thses done aswell!
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      04-28-2012, 02:19 PM   #39
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Some more pics. Car is dirty so the wheels look more matte.
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Adam , I liked your semi gloss black look and did the same but added a pinstripe

I wanted to share how they look with sparkling granite..
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Powdercoater sent me pics of my finished wheels.
Wow those are pretty intense. I'd love to see them on a car. What's a job like that cost?
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Adam , I liked your semi gloss black look and did the same but added a pinstripe

I wanted to share how they look with sparkling granite..
Looks great! The pinstripe is painted on top of the black powdercoat? Consider the new style wheel caps, they don't have as much of a metal lip and would look really nice.

I bought one of these to remove the wheel caps, works like a champ: http://www.amazon.com/Vacuum-Suction...9483742&sr=8-7.
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Wow those are pretty intense. I'd love to see them on a car. What's a job like that cost?
Cost me $330. That was with one coat of Ink Black and two coats of gloss top coat. That also included fixing curb rash on three wheels. They look VERY different depending on how the light hits them.

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Looks great! The pinstripe is painted on top of the black powdercoat? Consider the new style wheel caps, they don't have as much of a metal lip and would look really nice.

I bought one of these to remove the wheel caps, works like a champ: http://www.amazon.com/Vacuum-Suction...9483742&sr=8-7.

I didn't even notice the metal lip on the emblem
I will look into the newer wheels caps after I feel like I can't take it anymore

The pinstripe is just a sticker. Our wheels are real difficult to powder coat or paint the stripe since there isn't much room there between the spoke and edge..

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