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Old 12-22-2011, 12:15 PM   #11
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IMO spending a lot of money on black wheels makes no sense....as you can't see the detail anyway. You might as well put on a set of wheelbarrow wheels and paint them black

http://www.harborfreight.com/materia...ead-94313.html
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Old 12-22-2011, 12:35 PM   #12
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IMO spending a lot of money on black wheels makes no sense....as you can't see the detail anyway. You might as well put on a set of wheelbarrow wheels and paint them black

http://www.harborfreight.com/materia...ead-94313.html
This reminds me of when the guy in the picture section compared any black aftermarket wheels to some crappy econo wheel with no hubcaps. Like really? I love my black saleens, black just looks really aggressive, and the mystery lies where you can can't really see them as well. /rant

If I got some really expensive black wheels, they'd have a deep dish out rear, 18x10 (or 10.5), and much smaller dish in front, maybe 18x9. Polished dish/lip. The staggered and deep chrome lip makes them look fancy.

I couldn't do chrome rims unless they were deep dish muscle style, those 19" ones look cleannn. However I like 18" for the better traction and smoother ride.

I think those gunmetal vossens are the best looking wheel you can find, but I think they're 20 inches... :O

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Old 12-22-2011, 03:10 PM   #13
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These are nice staggered wheels, Erik

http://www.rev-wheels.com/index.php?...ture&Itemid=55
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Old 12-22-2011, 03:50 PM   #14
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My friend might be selling his wheels and tires off of his 2012 GT500 SVT. They are F - 265/40/19 R - 285/35/20 and are flat black.
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