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#1 Old 01-13-2013, 12:09 AM
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Unhappy 2002 stock rims painting opinion

Okay, as much as I hate to post another new post, my dad is all over my ass about wanting to paint my 2002 wrx stock rims...because he's an accountant and is cheap, but he wants to do something with the rims on my car. Anyways, if my car is WR blue, what color do you guys think would look the best to do a good painting job on the stock rims?
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White yellow gold gunmetal or black are my personal favorites

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My personal favorite is white on rally blue


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I vote not to do it. Painted stockers only make them look worse. It's cheap but it screams cheap when it's done. There has only ever been one exception to this, and I've seen hundreds of WRXs/STIs with painted stock wheels over the years.
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Save your money and buy a nice set of what you like snd any color you prefer


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agreed, show the accountant what a well thought out financial plan can accomplish.

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can you post an image in here of what the '02 stock rims look like plasti dipped gold? ive looked everywhere, on here, nasioc, google, bing. and i cant seem to find one.
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What do you guys think of these?
I think i could get these and a new set of tires for under a thousand bucks on Carid.com...kinda like um for how cheap they are which will make my dad happy :P Falken tires any good?
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Those rims and Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec tires 225/45/17 would be a very good if not the best choice. Keep the stock rims and put a set of Blizzaks on them for those Iowa winters.

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Those rims and Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec tires 225/45/17 would be a very good if not the best choice. Keep the stock rims and put a set of Blizzaks on them for those Iowa winters.
Thats what I was thinking!! I did find another pair of konigs called the Konig illusions and out them on my car and it looked kinda like this.Name:  Subaru wrx konig.png
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Okay, as much as I hate to post another new post, my dad is all over my ass about wanting to paint my 2002 wrx stock rims...because he's an accountant and is cheap, but he wants to do something with the rims on my car. Anyways, if my car is WR blue, what color do you guys think would look the best to do a good painting job on the stock rims?
There are two kind of wheel colors: Aluminum colored wheels, and wheels that were aluminum colored until somebody poured liquid ugly all over them.

I'll let you guess which kind are my favorite.

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There are two kind of wheel colors: Aluminum colored wheels, and wheels that were aluminum colored until somebody poured liquid ugly all over them.

I'll let you guess which kind are my favorite.
well that pic from my last post was a little glitchy but this is a more HD pic, what do you think now? Name:  konig-illusion-black-ball-cut-blue_1.jpg
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Gold wheels (Rota G-Forces?) are far better.
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