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Old 03-23-2009, 12:16 PM   #21
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Being a red NB, especially with those tail lights, I vote for black/gunmetal.

The bronze could work too for sure. But I would skip the lighter goldish color.

Did you get a deal on those lights or did you pay full price? Just curious.
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Old 03-23-2009, 12:19 PM   #22
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Jared, give me until this afternoon to take a pic of my car. I had mine painted a color close to Champagne. It will give you a visual reference.
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Old 03-23-2009, 01:07 PM   #23
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ok i cant p-shop a drop worth a damn but you get the idea:

Damn that's nice. DOOO IITT.
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Old 03-23-2009, 01:10 PM   #24
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cool thanks Rafa! I got a helluva deal on the tail lights. got em off egay.
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Old 03-23-2009, 01:22 PM   #25
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tried it black now:
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Old 03-23-2009, 02:33 PM   #26
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I still say 16's are the perfect size for NA's and NB's. I'm near tempted to get the RPF1 in 16x8 instead of 6ULs for my next wheel.
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I still say 15's are the perfect size for NA's and 16's for NB's.


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/\ Thank you sir!
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Old 03-23-2009, 02:45 PM   #29
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i seriously think the bronze are it. Especially after seeing this:
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Only if you paint the tail light housings red. ^
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Old 03-23-2009, 03:33 PM   #31
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To me, on red cars, anything off the gray scale looks weird. Bronze looks good on other colors, but for some reason on red, it throws it off. A good set of nickel or silver 6UL's, or silver any other wheel with 205/50's would be hard to beat in my opinion. Never did like those wheels.
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Old 03-23-2009, 04:35 PM   #32
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Not digging gold or bronze on your MSM.

Black or gunmetal could be nice.
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Whats in that bag? is it one of those new waffle bacon sausage egg cheese biscuit pancake sandwiches?
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nope. a fench cruller and a jelly donut
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strip them and polish them....
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Old 03-23-2009, 05:27 PM   #36
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not a bad idea. but im not polishing. if i could find someone to do it, then cool
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I still say 16's are the perfect size for NA's and NB's. I'm near tempted to get the RPF1 in 16x8 instead of 6ULs for my next wheel.
please oh please show me where there are 16x8 RPF1s. I would kill for a set, but enkei only lists a 16x7 .
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I read a post on a ricer forum once that got the guy great results. They make wheel-specific rattlecan spraybombs, so get those. Sand the wheels with 100 grit or 150 grit, then spray some primer on there. Follow with a couple coats of the wheel coat, then spraybomb some clearcoat on there. The best idea I saw on there was the use of index cards between the rim and tire so the tires didn't have to be removed.
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please oh please show me where there are 16x8 RPF1s. I would kill for a set, but enkei only lists a 16x7 .
I shall give thy man what he wants

Mazda Performance Parts: ENKEI SPECIAL #8...Four ENKEI RP-F1 16x8-38mm with FOUR TOYO 245/35/16 T1Rs...save now!



I stick by 16's on the NA. Looks just a bit oversized goodness.

p.s. my next wheel ^^^^^^^

p.p.s. total terrible usage of 1000 POSTS

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SOLD!!! just checked the enkei site and it is now updated with 16x8 38 offset. I wish they woud have offered those when I bought my 15s. And I agree 16X8 is the perfect size for an NA. there are no wheels sexier than danscreations 16" CCWs.
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