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      Blue car, white wheels. Pics please?

      Hey guys, I need some help deciding on a final detail for a project before this season starts and some pics would really help at this point...If you have any good pictures of blue (electric blue/navy blue/TDF Blue/etc.) cars with white wheels on them? I don't care which kinda car it is, I just need some help visualizing. I appreciate it, posted an example just to satisfy rule #1.

      Details on the project car can be found in my sig for anyone who's interested...

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      Look at any sport compact car circa 1997-2001 and you will find a trillion civics/eclipses etc with that look.

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      Civic shot was a bad choice as an example I see haha, I know there's gotta be some nice track setups out there...

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      Re: Blue car, white wheels. Pics please? (Gates311)





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      So this is something I've wondered about for a while. Is the carbon kevlar lip just vinyl, or is the whole bumper kevlar, but they taped up the lip and painted the rest? I've seen it on other cars exactly like that too, but it isn't actually an added on lip.

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      more pics of that blue EK, please

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      Re: FV-QR (VDUBber91)

      Quote, originally posted by VDUBber91 »

      So this is something I've wondered about for a while. Is the carbon kevlar lip just vinyl, or is the whole bumper kevlar, but they taped up the lip and painted the rest? I've seen it on other cars exactly like that too, but it isn't actually an added on lip.


      I think it's real kevlar....I think I remember seeing them posted online before...

      My roof is real carbon/kevlar though


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      Re: FV-QR (VDUBber91)

      Quote, originally posted by VDUBber91 »


      So this is something I've wondered about for a while. Is the carbon kevlar lip just vinyl, or is the whole bumper kevlar, but they taped up the lip and painted the rest? I've seen it on other cars exactly like that too, but it isn't actually an added on lip.

      It's probably just vinyl, but it looks hot nonetheless.


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      Gates, sick car as always.

      But why carbon kevlar instead of carbon fiber for the roof? Carbon fiber is actually lighter, right?

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      Re: FV-QR (VDUBber91)

      Quote, originally posted by VDUBber91 »

      So this is something I've wondered about for a while. Is the carbon kevlar lip just vinyl, or is the whole bumper kevlar, but they taped up the lip and painted the rest? I've seen it on other cars exactly like that too, but it isn't actually an added on lip.

      The bumper is FRP, the lip is carbon kevlar; it's by a comapny called backyard special seen here: http://www.rhdjapan.com/backya...52026

      This car was not beaten but only pamper.

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      Quote, originally posted by IVIcgurk »

      The bumper is FRP, the lip is carbon kevlar; it's by a comapny called backyard special seen here: http://www.rhdjapan.com/backya...52026

      Ahh, OK. I've seen Backyard Special bumpers before but didn't realize that's what it was. Thanks!

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      Re: FV-QR (VDUBber91)

      Quote, originally posted by VDUBber91 »
      Gates, sick car as always.

      But why carbon kevlar instead of carbon fiber for the roof? Carbon fiber is actually lighter, right?


      Thanks.

      AMS' normal Evo X carbon roof is only 1lb. lighter than the stock aluminum roof. The dry carbon/kevlar roof that they made for the car is 8 lbs. lighter than their carbon roof...and much stronger. It's cool to see it in person, you understand how light and strong it really is when you can actually check it out.


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      Quote, originally posted by Gates311 »

      Thanks.

      AMS' normal Evo X carbon roof is only 1lb. lighter than the stock aluminum roof. The dry carbon/kevlar roof that they made for the car is 8 lbs. lighter than their carbon roof...and much stronger. It's cool to see it in person, you understand how light and strong it really is when you can actually check it out.

      Nice.

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      I have nothing to add to this thread except for that your car is tits as is and you should not add white wheels.

      Bronze/Gold would be a winrar for sure. Black as-is works just fine. White, meh, meh.


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      Re: Blue car, white wheels. Pics please? (Gates311)

      All Compomotive wheels in white are awesome all the time on any car. Fads may come and go, but white Compomotives are always, always awesome.

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      God D'ayummm I forgot just how much I love white wheels.
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      That roco is LOCO!

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      Probably not the right shades of blue, but here's what I have anyway:


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      Blue van, white wheels


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      I don't like the combo personally, reminds me of something varsity.
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      Re: Blue car, white wheels. Pics please? (Gates311)


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      i havnt seen pics of this 3er in a long time. Love that car.


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      I keep trying to resist white wheels for any number of seemingly obvious reasons. I may just have to give up on that.

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      I have a set of these in 16x7 that I used as winter wheels. While in perfect condition I've never loved their looks. Suddenly I'm envisioning them in white and feeling a bit of love. Should I?

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      Re: Blue car, white wheels. Pics please? (Gates311)


      This picture immediately came to mind.
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      Thanks for all the pictures guys...there's some really clean cars in here!

      Anyone have some more? Or have any suggestions?!?


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      Re: Blue car, white wheels. Pics please? (famou55TAR)