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View Poll Results: What should i do
sell them .. buy new ones 15 88.24%
paint them 1 5.88%
powder coat them 1 5.88%
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Old 04-16-2009, 07:50 PM   #1
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Sell, Paint, Powder Coat?

I have a set of enkei 17" rims on my yaris right now .. I want to go with black wheels now to complete the straight blue/black look.

The wheels I have now work fine but are like twice as heavy as my stocks (probably not twice ..but they are extremely heavy..comparatively)


so should I...

take them off and ditch them on craigslist and buy a black set

Take them off and paint them a satin black like the rest of the car has for black stuff.

have a friends dad powder coat them at work...


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Old 04-16-2009, 08:01 PM   #2
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Id get some new wheels bro, go with some lightweight 15s or 16s, you will notice a getup in the diffrence i promise
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Old 04-16-2009, 08:04 PM   #3
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maybe i'll throw my stocks back on while i decide
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Old 04-16-2009, 08:10 PM   #4
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whats you price range and preferred style of wheel?
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Old 04-16-2009, 08:32 PM   #5
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Hmm. I would powdercoat them black. And then see how they turn out first. Or easy way have someone photoshop them black and see how they look.
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Old 04-16-2009, 08:38 PM   #6
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Old 04-16-2009, 08:39 PM   #7
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sell them and get new ones. glad you are going with black wheels. best color choice of wheel for your color of car IMHO.

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Old 04-16-2009, 08:40 PM   #8
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powdercoat > paint

I've tried both and paint just doesn't last!
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Old 04-16-2009, 08:44 PM   #9
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whats you price range and preferred style of wheel?
really open to anything .. just in black

probably looking used 300-400 with rubber (craigslist specials :) )

i know i can sell mine for about that ..

going with a smaller rim wouldnt be bad either.. maybe a fatter tire.. get rid of the horrible ride i have with these on there :)
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Old 04-16-2009, 08:45 PM   #10
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i wish i could do some tinting here .. doesnt seem worth it to only do the back windows. . i would want them all done if i were to do any.. really complete the black/blue look
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Old 04-18-2009, 05:38 PM   #11
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well i found a buyer for my rims at $300 so i'm going to do it :)

i had a couple others interested at $350 we'll see who commits first :)

I had a piece of screen printing equipment i didnt need that i am selling for $125 so if i feel like dumping it all into new tires/rims i'll have 425-475 to spend :) which should be good craigslist style :)

i might still hold out for a really good deal so i can pick up a set of those niabodykits eye lids :)
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Old 04-18-2009, 07:17 PM   #12
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these would look nice :)
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hmmm. no one has done that yet. you'd be the first!
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Old 04-18-2009, 07:42 PM   #14
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if you didn't have 17's id trade you straight up for mine:
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Old 04-18-2009, 10:07 PM   #15
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if you didn't have 17's id trade you straight up for mine:
thats just a tease you meanie
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Old 04-19-2009, 09:01 PM   #16
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Id get some new wheels bro, go with some lightweight 15s or 16s, you will notice a getup in the diffrence i promise
yea i think u should sell them too.
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Old 04-20-2009, 07:43 AM   #17
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thats just a tease you meanie
their going up for sale soon. so i say sell those....
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