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      04-03-2014, 05:20 AM   #1
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So I got this car about a year ago and have slowly began making it my own over the past few months. (Sorry about the poor image quality). Can only afford a few modification at a time so its a slow process but will eventually have a final thing.

Modifications so far:

M Performance Carbon Lip Spoiler
M Performance Black Front Grill
Carbon Dipped Wheels
Metallic Blue Callipers
De-badged
Windows Tinted

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Future Modifications:
LCI Blacklines
Interior Work
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      04-03-2014, 06:38 AM   #2
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looks smart!!!!
give me a shout when you get rid of the LCI's
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      04-03-2014, 10:10 AM   #3
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Transfer printing for your wheels?
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Transfer printing for your wheels?
Looks like Hydrographic Dipping...

Looks better than I'd have expected...

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Looks like Hydrographic Dipping...

Looks better than I'd have expected...

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Yeah, it looks good. I am thinking about doing the same, but do you know how much it costs to do for all 4 wheels?

Any thoughts, OP?
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      04-03-2014, 12:30 PM   #6
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It cost me to have all 4 wheels done £300 and took 2days, had no idea how it would turn out but just went for it, thought it would tie together nicely with the carbon spoiler, and hopefully a few other bits when I get round to it.
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It cost me to have all 4 wheels done £300 and took 2days, had no idea how it would turn out but just went for it, thought it would tie together nicely with the carbon spoiler, and hopefully a few other bits when I get round to it.

Thanks for the insightful post! How is durability in the rain or over the long term?
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Thanks for the insightful post! How is durability in the rain or over the long term?
I imagine stone chips will be the problem, not rain.

From personal experience, painted rims are a waste of money. A more durable coating like powder coat is what is suggest.
Obviously you won't get these fancy patterns like the op though
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All honesty I haven't got a clue how there gonna hold up, I've had them done just over a week now, Rain & washing etc I believe they will be just fine, however stone chips or if I decide to play dodgems with a curb then I fear they may ruin easily, however for the time being and fairly cheap I thought it would be different from other wheels so gave it a shot, and as long as they don't ruin then I think they look pretty awesome
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