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Old 01-10-2014, 12:27 AM   #1
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Its been a while since my las post and I have been building the perfect set of wheels for my car, I documented the whole process, let me know what you think!
this was my car with my old set of wheels...

IMG_2807 by xaviman, on Flickr

So first, I got a set of BBS RS (just faces, lips and barrels) from a trade with a good friend, these were 16x9.5'

IMG_2426 by xaviman, on Flickr

So I started looking for parts, and got the new hexes with the black/silver logos..

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then I found a very fvcked up set of bolts, they looked like this..


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and with some love, we turned them into this...


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And into this....


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Then, the most dificult part to find of the whole project, 4 new oem bbs waffle caps..


IMG_2626 by xaviman, on Flickr

Annnnddddd.... my favorite part..... these arrived....


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and decided that I wanted them tiffany blue....

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and the result.....

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1483345_675215149195541_1832412382_n by xaviman, on Flickr


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specs are
18x9.5 F
18x10.5 R


C&C welcome!
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:32 AM   #2
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I like the 1-piece lip.

Where did you purchase it from?
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:44 AM   #3
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:53 AM   #4
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Talk about night and day on those bolts!
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Old 01-10-2014, 01:21 AM   #5
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They look sick man!
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Old 01-10-2014, 01:25 AM   #6
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Those wheels look really nice, dude. Well done.

I'd switch the tails to OEM RCR, or at least DEPO. Not feeling the lens type yours have.

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Old 01-10-2014, 02:37 AM   #7
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Old 01-10-2014, 02:52 AM   #8
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Old 01-10-2014, 04:02 AM   #9
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Good looking car generally. What's it like interior wise? Some pics please?
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Old 01-10-2014, 07:25 AM   #10
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Nice work!
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Old 01-10-2014, 07:38 AM   #11
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I usually hate stanced cars, but I'll just say that I recognize the work you put into yours. The wheels are too close to the fenders for my taste...and preferring function to form I hope you're careful not to put heavy things or people that you care about when you're driving at speed. If you sat even 1/2" higher, I'd feel more secure for your safety.

Old guy here...not feeling the blue at all...and even if it was green, I wouldn't feel it. But, if you painted your tires and restored the inner wheel to silver...I'd give you an A+. You can do the tires in almost any color and I'd love the total package...just use a flexible primer and scuff them up good first.

Nice work, OP!
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Old 01-10-2014, 08:34 AM   #12
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Wow that's proper! I like everything about it
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Old 01-10-2014, 09:07 AM   #13
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the wheel center color makes them look odd to me. props on the work put into them and reviving those bolts.
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lip is ridiculous, and awesome job on the bolts.

if this were an alpine E28, it would be perfect
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Old 01-10-2014, 10:35 AM   #15
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Great job building them but you need 17" centers..
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Old 01-10-2014, 10:57 AM   #16
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Centers are an inch too small IMO, but nevertheless great work you put into it!
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Old 01-10-2014, 11:36 AM   #17
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Wheel color's not my style, but I think everything else looks great man. That rear shot is money.
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:35 PM   #18
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Good work. Just went through this process last year myself, and it is a lot of work but a lot of fun to see it all coming together.

Thanks for sharing.
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:58 PM   #20
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nice results on the bolts, very good looking wheels and I love the color choice.
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