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    What color to powdercoat

    So I have two sets of GOLD STI wheels for my 2007 STi.
    Im at a point where I am replacing all my tires at one time, winter and summer.
    My winter wheels are significantly beat up, unfortunately, so I am going to get them powder coated.
    But I have to wonder if I should do another color. Any suggestions?

    I have a Rally Blue STi. I was wondering if I should make a silver set of wheels, but I am on the fence.

    Also a side question, to get the center cap out of the wheel, which way to you pound it, out or in?

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    Pound it out (from the inside of the wheel). They come out pretty easy.

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    I think silver looks really good on WRB, and is a little less "look at me" than the gold. Gunmetal looks pretty badass also. If it were my car, I'd go with silver.

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    I almost wanted to trade for silver when I got my car, but the dealer stopped doing rim swap outs before that. I just might do silver for summer.

    Thanks for how to pop out center cap.

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    You should google that.

    Ok, now I'm just trolling

    I have silver on my WRB STI, and when it's clean, it looks great. However I'm a huge fan of the gold on WRB combo. My silver BBSs are pretty beat up since it's an 05, so I've been thinking about changing them myself. I'd probably go for something different all together and a bit off the wall. I love Orange, so I'd thought about that because it does go well with the blue (complimentary colors on the color wheel, ha). Yet Bronze looks really good with WRB as well. Even gunmetal looks great. I guess it'd be a personal preference for you, but no doubt that either silver or gold would look good.

    Google (not being a jerk here, hahaha) actually could help you here to search for pics of WRB with other wheel color combos (I do it a lot myself to get color scheme ideas). You could also post up a pic and ask for a Photoshop to be done to get an idea...our member Wrxtreme06 (Dez) is very good with chopping.
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    If you're gonna spend the dough to powdercoat do something fun!

    I recommend dark gray with a rally blue lip and lugs! /living vicariously
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    Lime green / bright green. Idk its all you're preference in what you like. I honestly like black or gold for a WRB although this bright colors are becoming more popular.

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    Quote Originally Posted by frenziedcage View Post
    Lime green / bright green. Idk its all you're preference in what you like. I honestly like black or gold for a WRB although this bright colors are becoming more popular.
    I like the green on blue too

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    Quote Originally Posted by 11blackSTi View Post
    I like the green on blue too
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    Quote Originally Posted by 11blackSTi View Post
    I like the green on blue too
    But it's been done to death.

    How about neochrome? You don't see those much, would look hawt.

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    Orange? Gah.......
    I wonder how much extra it is for a different color lip....

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