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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-13-2007, 04:07 AM Thread Starter
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Wheel opinions wanted

I recently bought some 7x15" 5 spoke Revolution RFX's off a rally car, so whilst the are not kerbed, the paint on them has seen much better days. So I need to get them refurbed before I fit them, as you can see;



question is, what do I have done to them ?
Powder coat silver ? & what shade ?
Powder coat White again ?
powder coat a body colour ?
Get the outers polished like I had on my old black 75, with powder coated centres ?

How it will look with the Revo RFX's


outers polished like I had on my old black 75

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-13-2007, 07:12 PM
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My two cents: the outer polished with the darker center (ala your old 75) would be a choice selection combo with your color car.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-13-2007, 09:26 PM
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I concure

Polished rim with dark gray or body color match spokes. Can't wait to see pics she's a beautiful car.

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I would powdercoat the wheels. The finish will last much longer, since it is very durable. Besides, the break dust doesn't stick to it, so it's easy to clean with soap and water. I would go with the silver shade that was used in the Alfa 5-star wheels.

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Enrique is usually right, but I am sticking to my guns, there are a thousand silver rimmed spiders around (mine!). Go silver trim with a darker spokes, ala old school American Racing rims off of mustangs.

P.S. Lovely body color for an Alfa. Hard to lose no matter which way you go.

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