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I painted my track wheels so that they wouldn't show brake dust throughout the day. They came out really good and everybody said that they looked badass. I've never been a fan of black wheels but the gunmetal gray looks cool with CGM and tinted windows. I haven't had a chance to put my street pads and wheels back on yet, so I'll get some pictures of the car cleaned up sometime this week.

What do you guys think?

 

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They look dirty
 

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looks great! What color code did you use?
 

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Scooter70 said:
I painted my track wheels so that they wouldn't show brake dust throughout the day. They came out really good and everybody said that they looked badass. I've never been a fan of black wheels but the gunmetal gray looks cool with CGM and tinted windows. I haven't had a chance to put my street pads and wheels back on yet, so I'll get some pictures of the car cleaned up sometime this week.

What do you guys think?

I also have a CGM but with the stock 18's. I am not a fan of the 17's to begin with, but these turned out decent. What I really am hoping for are a good set of shadow chrome wheels like the BMW m5 and m6 have for my CGM. I think yours are a bit too dark, and need some more specularity to shine through.

Here is a link of the finish I like, but not the wheel design...:barf:

http://www.chromewheels.com.au/pic/stalker/JO9I0078.jpg

Just my thoughts, but Thanks for posting the pic. I am sure it helps those like me with a CGM to see what a darker painted wheel would look like. :)

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They're not powdercoated, just painted with Dupli-color wheel paint from your favorite local auto parts store with a few coats of clear over it.
 

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I think it looks really good.
 

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DiamondJoeQuimby said:
Just an opinion...not a fan...looks like 200,000 miles worth of brake dust.
Thanks for the observation. That was exactly the point of painting them that color. They are my track wheels. Ever seen a set of wheels after a day of 125-40mph stops at a road course? They look just like that. Now they'll look the same at 4pm as they did at 8am. :)
 

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Scooter70 said:
Thanks for the observation. That was exactly the point of painting them that color. They are my track wheels. Ever seen a set of wheels after a day of 125-40mph stops at a road course? They look just like that. Now they'll look the same at 4pm as they did at 8am. :)
;) you sure thats not just an excuse?? we won't tell. i promise. :secret:
 
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