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Old 05-06-2012, 07:25 PM   #11
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I'm in the minority. I'm not a fan of all black wheels. But if it's workin' for YOU, then THAT'S what's fantastic.
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Old 05-15-2012, 09:58 PM   #12
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car looks great
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:05 PM   #13
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I think it looks pretty menacing! If I could critique one thing, I'm not big on the borla sticker on the back fender. My eyes went straight to that when I looked at the second picture.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:29 PM   #14
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I'm with Nuke. Not a fan of the flat black. And thats coming from a guy with a blacked out car (minus the rims). Maybe its my poor *** upbringing but it just reminds me (not you specifically just.. in general) of a spare tire.
Gloss black, hyper black or either of those with a polished rim. I think that would look better. BUT... to each their own and thats just my opinion.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:33 PM   #15
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Hot damn that's a great looking ride. Makes me so anxious to grab my next mustang so I can black it out.

like Rocket said, I too am not a huge fan of that sticker on the fender. Besides that, looks damn near perfect.

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Old 05-16-2012, 05:09 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by 2005Redfire6 View Post
I think it looks good but think it would look better gloss black.
+ 2, nice looking car!!!
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Old 05-17-2012, 02:26 AM   #17
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Where did you get those rims? I really like the way the look and they are more uncommon than bullitts. Thanks!

Oh, and they look awesome on your car!
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Old 05-17-2012, 10:13 AM   #18
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Looks great! Where are you in California? Southern?
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Old 05-17-2012, 11:21 AM   #19
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Looks pretty good for an inexpensive mod!

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Old 05-17-2012, 11:31 AM   #20
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I dig it if you go get a can of dip glossifier and apply that now.. Not a big fan of completely blacked wheels, but am a fan of 5 spokes - sexy sporty..

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