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Old 04-25-2012, 08:31 PM
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Polish Wheels

alright so i got pretty bored a few months ago and started a project i kinda regret because once i started, i couldnt quit and had to follow through without making it looking worst than it was..

let me know what you guys think

project: polishing 18" work cr kais

original color: dark bronze

repaint color: white(rattlecan)

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Old 04-25-2012, 08:57 PM
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wow! nice job man. Those look great! The face came out great and i like how the inside isnt as finished. Very nice, looks good!
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Damn sweet job man! How long did this take you?
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Old 04-30-2012, 11:00 AM
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thanks guys, from start to finish, about 5 months, but if i add up the hours actually spent on them, about 24-35 hours. i was being really lazy throughout the 5 months
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I did this on my old rota g forces, damn it took forever. I ended up giving up after I got all the paint off, hats off to you buddy.
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what did you use to polish the rims ?
Looks great!
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They look horrible! You should sell em to me. hahha
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Looks great, only thing Id Suggest is a bigger tire, a 215/35 is way to low pro unless your tucking IMO. Other than that I think the wheels and car looks amazing
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Looks great, only thing Id Suggest is a bigger tire
at the photoshot I thought you have a flat tire,
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Originally Posted by 1JavaBlk_in_Sac View Post
what did you use to polish the rims ?
Looks great!
thanks, i used mothers metal polishing compound


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They look horrible! You should sell em to me. hahha
lol if you want to buy them, sure, im actually thinking about selling these wheels

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Looks great, only thing Id Suggest is a bigger tire, a 215/35 is way to low pro unless your tucking IMO. Other than that I think the wheels and car looks amazing
yeah i need bigger tires, only use these because i got them for really cheap

i used to tuck but i couldnt daily it, work place has dips as entrances, sux



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at the photoshot I thought you have a flat tire,
everyone tells me that, really need bigger tires
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Excellent job you did your car looks alot better.
I really like those wheels!
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