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rims! #13875 Apr 27, 10:18am Apr 27, 10:18am
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so i want to get some rims sometime for my car and i want chrome (i have a white celica) but people are telling me chrome wouldnt look good b/c light color car and supposively the chrome reflects light and looks light too so they think its bad. i think chrome looks good on any car any color. but if not chrome what else? i think a lot of the other finishes look cheap. i want shine and lots of it. what do you guys think? post pics of ur rims and thoughts. heres what i was looking at http://www.wheelmax.com/Wheels/Color/chrome.htm the exel version 7 or i liked this one but its silver would it look good i dunno http://www.wheelmax.com/Specials/specials.html exel GT-7... confused


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Re: rims! [Re: GTSgirl] #13876 Apr 27, 10:39am Apr 27, 10:39am
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i like the gt-7. when it comes to chrome,you have to think of where you live(salt on roads or air will be a problem),in other words,would you be dedicated to cleaning them. if you plan on racing,crome wheels are generally heavier. on a white car it looks good. i like gunmetal rims or just the silver rims with that gloosy look. i say go with your heart and budget and what do you plan on using your car for-show or race.good luck!!!

Re: rims! [Re: gixxer man] #13877 Apr 27, 11:39am Apr 27, 11:39am
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It doesnt matter what someone else thinks. If you really like chrome rims, then get chrome rims. I, personally, am not too big on chrome at all, but i have seen a white celica with chrome wheels on it before, and it didnt look too bad(this coming from someone who doesnt like chrome wheels)


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Re: rims! [Re: ryansceli] #13878 Apr 27, 2:01pm Apr 27, 2:01pm
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Re: rims! [Re: Street Prototype] #13879 Apr 27, 2:14pm Apr 27, 2:14pm
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I agree that you should get whatever YOU want. If you like the way it looks, that's what matters most - after all, no one else is paying for the rims and no one else is driving your car.

With that said, I think a dark finish like gunmetal might go well with a white celica.


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Re: rims! [Re: Evan] #13880 Apr 27, 5:16pm Apr 27, 5:16pm
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yes im going to get what i want in the end i just wanted opinions so enough of the do what you want crap and answer the question then. wave which one? would the chrome on i picked look good? its hard for me to picture rims on the car. grin


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Re: rims! [Re: GTSgirl] #13881 Apr 28, 8:23am Apr 28, 8:23am
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IMO I don't really like chrome rims on a celi, to me it looks best on a SUV...

But with that said I think the second ones look the best! smile

Re: rims! [Re: CelicaPrincess] #13882 Apr 29, 8:05pm Apr 29, 8:05pm
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you should check out tires.com, they have a online program, where you can sorta see how the wheels will look on your car, or if you have one of the latest of second latest super street mags, there should a disk, that gives a few cars (not the celica) but you can get an idea what crome rims will look like on a white car (rsx is the cloesest they got)

Re: rims! [Re: CelicaRacer05] #13883 Apr 29, 8:07pm Apr 29, 8:07pm
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wait its not tires.com, heres the exact link web page

that takes you to the car page, then you can look around

Re: rims! [Re: CelicaRacer05] #13884 Apr 29, 8:16pm Apr 29, 8:16pm
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volks, wont please somebody think of the volks

Re: rims! [Re: Steven] #13885 Apr 29, 8:20pm Apr 29, 8:20pm
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i really like volks, just too expensive frown


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Re: rims! [Re: Street Prototype] #13886 Apr 29, 10:48pm Apr 29, 10:48pm
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I love WHITE on WHITE.. Everytime I see one I DROOL over how good it looks, and wish I had bought a white celica instead of silver. nothing prettier on a celica IMO.. If I had a white one, NO QUESTION, I would have white volks (or something that look similar).

There was an awesome celica with white on white at import supreme 2 weeks ago in vancouver. I'll try to get a pic.


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Re: rims! [Re: FX-MAN] #13887 Apr 30, 7:09am Apr 30, 7:09am
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Originally posted by FX-MAN:
I love WHITE on WHITE.. Everytime I see one I DROOL over how good it looks, and wish I had bought a white celica instead of silver. nothing prettier on a celica IMO.. If I had a white one, NO QUESTION, I would have white volks (or something that look similar).

There was an awesome celica with white on white at import supreme 2 weeks ago in vancouver. I'll try to get a pic.
i dont like colored rims at all sorry and ive been to that page thats how i came up with the picks i put on here but i wanted to see pics of other people (preferrably if you have chrome) cars with rims.


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