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post #1 of 12 Old 01-05-2012, 07:47 AM Thread Starter
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need your opinion please...

take a look at my signature picture please and give me your opinion.

i am considering painting my wheels black (cant powdercoat because its a plastic cover on the wheel). i dont like chrome and thats the last of the chrome on the truck (headlights were painted after that picture was taken). do yall think that would look good? just curious.

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I say go with Black... get rid of the chrome if its the only thing left.
Thats what i'm working on with my truck

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I'm not a fan of chrome either but then I'm also not a fan of all black lol

I prefer the look of six o stroker where you have black but hints or splashes of the metal. This way the rim has flash or identity other wise it blends in the tires.

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I actually like the chrome in my wheels... like you said it prevents blending into all black.
And when im driving it looks grey/gunmetal which is cool too.

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I would be careful with those chrome wheels. I put those on my 6.0 and one of the chrome clad plastic pieces came off. I was left with three chrome wheels and one gray steel rim with the yellow glue showing. I would just go buy a set of aftermarkets if I was in your shoes.
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I say go black but leave the center caps chrome

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What if I did the wheels black and did the center caps white?


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I think your truck with the black bumpers will look good with the black rims. You can also smoke the cab lights and mirror lights. Good looking truck either way. I hate crome but its also because I live at the beach and salt air kills crome.

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I think your truck with the black bumpers will look good with the black rims. You can also smoke the cab lights and mirror lights. Good looking truck either way. I hate crome but its also because I live at the beach and salt air kills crome.
I was just thinking the same thing. With the black wheels and some smoked cab/mirror lights it will look real good!
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