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gold or silver?

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  1. Cadillacbart

    Cadillacbart Formula Junior

    Nov 26, 2013
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    My Champion 3 pc. wheels are apart as I am refinishing the lips. Now is my chance for a color change on the centers if I want to. I’m thinking of going gold. Here’s a before and after shot (quick photo shop job). Please vote on your choice if you have an opinion.
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  3. MalcQV

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    I reserve gold for Subaru ;) Definitely silver.
     
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  4. mike32

    mike32 F1 Rookie

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    Personally i hate to see gold wheels on a ferrari.
     
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  5. Temple

    Temple Formula Junior

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    #3 for silver (more OEM in appearance). 360 challenge wheels? In 18 (OEM) or 17 (aftermarket)?

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  6. Cadillacbart

    Cadillacbart Formula Junior

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    They are 19". Came off a 355.
     
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  8. MauroV

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    Silver.
     
  9. GordonC

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  10. Wade

    Wade Three Time F1 World Champ
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    That Risi 458 is smokin' hot! Love the form on that one (over the later cars with the big side scoops).

    Here's another gold-laced beauty.


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  11. milko1969

    milko1969 Formula Junior

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    Who CARE’s what anybody else is thinking? Only your OWN taste is important, it is your car so what is fashionable does not matter.
     
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  14. 2cam

    2cam Formula Junior

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    I'm usually a fan of stock appearances, but REALLY like the gold wheels on a red Ferrari. My suggestion is to have the wheels refinished in gold for that big pimpin' look and buy a set of the Superformance or stock Mondial 16s in silver for the stock appearance when you want them.

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  15. Cadillacbart

    Cadillacbart Formula Junior

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    I do have my stock 16s. They were refinished last year and look great.
     
  16. 2cam

    2cam Formula Junior

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    Well there you go! Perfect! Gold gets my vote for the refinish. I think it would look great on those wheels.
     
  17. Mark C Harvey

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    Love these concave gold wheels:

     
  18. MalcQV

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    This. Ultimately put on what you like :cool:
     
  19. johnireland

    johnireland F1 Rookie
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    For drivability and handling and balance I would recommend using the stock wheels. You can over tire a car and it actually develops more grip than it has the hp to take advantage of. It ends up slowing you down.
     

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