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Old 06-24-2012, 05:37 PM   #1
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Painted 5 spoke wheels

I was at the Camaro Nationals in Frederick on Saturday and saw there. I like them and I think that I will go in this direction. Order the Polished 5 spokes and Plastidip them. There would be many combinations that could be done. Leave them polished, coat them completely (like the picture) or coat the dull portions like I have seen done to simulate the Carbon Package Prototypeee
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Old 06-24-2012, 05:40 PM   #2
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That's nice looking.
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Old 06-24-2012, 06:06 PM   #3
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...or coat the dull portions like I have soon done to simulate the Carbon Package Prototype.


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Old 06-24-2012, 06:16 PM   #4
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Honestly, if I was going to do that, I'd just get the stock black wheels. They're a better looking wheel design than the 5 spokes anyway.
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Old 06-24-2012, 06:19 PM   #5
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Exactly.. and you save the 500 on the option and whatever it costs to paint
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Old 06-24-2012, 07:16 PM   #6
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Thanks for the compliments on the car, it's mine!

I likes the look of the 5 spoke wheels better than the factory black ones is why I chose to do it this way. I prefer the look of a 5 spoke than the more busy wheels gm has for the factory black. Sorry some don't agree with my decision, and it might not be the cheapest way. But it's what I wanted
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Old 06-24-2012, 07:36 PM   #7
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Those wheels were powder coated, cost 75.00 each. Per owner he bought the car from dealer with the polished wheels, and wanted black ones so he powder coated them.

He is on the board sometimes might chime in.
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Old 06-24-2012, 07:40 PM   #8
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I thought they looked interesting, and if I had the polished ones I might do the same.

I have a GCN, waiting to be shipped.
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That looks awesome! Got any more pics from the side?
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Thanks for the compliments on the car, it's mine!

I likes the look of the 5 spoke wheels better than the factory black ones is why I chose to do it this way. I prefer the look of a 5 spoke than the more busy wheels gm has for the factory black. Sorry some don't agree with my decision, and it might not be the cheapest way. But it's what I wanted

Nice to meet you at the show, your rims and your ZL1 looked great.
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Honestly, if I was going to do that, I'd just get the stock black wheels. They're a better looking wheel design than the 5 spokes anyway.
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Those actually look better than the stock polished. I do not know why i just never seemed to latch on to the polished wheels. For a car like this they should have done a the cts-v wheels.
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I only like pitch black wheels when the tires are shined up darker than the wheels.
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Old 06-24-2012, 09:50 PM   #14
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When I first saw them, I thought they were the 10 spoke wheels. Then I looked closer and saw what they were. I don't know if it is the finish or what, but I like them better than the 10 spokes. Also, like I said, there are a lot of options on what finish you could end up with.

What do you think of chrome 10 spokes? Here is a pic from Carlisle from Friday.
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