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Old 11-23-2011, 02:52 AM   #10676
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Is there something wrong with keeping the license plate in the middle? Never understood the movement.
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Old 11-23-2011, 06:22 AM   #10677
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Is there something wrong with keeping the license plate in the middle? Never understood the movement.
It makes the front end look way more aggressive.
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Old 11-23-2011, 07:21 AM   #10678
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Is there something wrong with keeping the license plate in the middle? Never understood the movement.

?? Its no movement. Its the same reason why people paint their headlight housings or get a front lip. Its entirely cosmetic and aesthetic.
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Old 11-23-2011, 08:19 AM   #10679
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Is there something wrong with keeping the license plate in the middle? Never understood the movement.
Personally, i think it takes away from the look of the car a lot..in ct we are required to have a front plate..but I havent used one in over a year now. I've learned that (atleast in my town) if you dont drive like an idiot the cops wont bother you.
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Old 11-23-2011, 09:19 AM   #10680
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Is there something wrong with keeping the license plate in the middle? Never understood the movement.
I moved mine because my light bar and lights obstruct the view of it.
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Old 11-23-2011, 09:25 AM   #10681
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i wanted it somewhere else because everyone has it in the middle and im not mounting it inside the car so i can kill someone with it when i get in an accident.
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Old 11-23-2011, 10:13 AM   #10682
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I sorta just wanted to be different. Mine is back in the middle now though.
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Old 11-23-2011, 01:27 PM   #10683
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Was wondering about peoples opinions..I painted the rear chrome strip black this past spring, but now im not sure if I want to use a silver vinyl instead. Some people say the black flows because I still have the black door handles/ mirror cards. What are peoples thoughts?

(btw, I will be painting the lower section of the bumper black in the spring)


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Old 11-23-2011, 01:35 PM   #10684
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Keep it black
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Old 11-23-2011, 01:43 PM   #10685
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I say try silver vinyl or just get it painted in body color. The black looks better than the chrome imo but not as good as it can
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Old 11-23-2011, 01:49 PM   #10686
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I say try silver vinyl or just get it painted in body color. The black looks better than the chrome imo but not as good as it can

Thanks for the advice guys.

One of the reasons why I can't decide is because I'm not sure if the rear diffuser painted black will give it enough of an aggressive look if I used the silver vinyl. I guess I could always buy the vinyl and try it out for a week or so and if i don't like it, I can always just remove it

Another option is tinting my tails and using the silver vinyl..ahh so many options!
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Old 11-23-2011, 03:05 PM   #10687
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I say paint it black or carbon fiber vinyl. If you really want to try something different try brushed aluminum/matte silver vinyl on the trim and diffuser (similar to the outback sport having a silver diffuser).

Edit: I did black on the diffuser and it looks WAY more aggressive on my white sedan.
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Old 11-23-2011, 04:23 PM   #10688
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^ the only carbon fiber i plan on putting on my car is a silver carbon fiber on all the silver pieces in the interior..and even that is still questionable.

The black on the diffuser is def happening this spring either way
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Old 11-24-2011, 02:00 PM   #10689
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Brother got it for $40, im trying to find a carbon fiber hood scoop delete, not one of those vent ones. If anyone knows where i can get one that would be awesome. I think it looks pretty good though



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Old 11-24-2011, 04:20 PM   #10690
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What you really need are wheels!

...me too.
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Old 11-24-2011, 04:42 PM   #10691
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Gettin some Tenzo's in the spring! any reason why I havent seen anyone with them? they have bad rep?
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Old 11-24-2011, 05:52 PM   #10692
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Gettin some Tenzo's in the spring! any reason why I havent seen anyone with them? they have bad rep?
Ive never heard/seen them before. They got some pretty good designs though, their website is under construction with their "about us" page, so Im assuming that they just started making wheels? I could be wrong though hah
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Old 11-24-2011, 06:59 PM   #10693
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Tenzo has been around for a while. They just make cheesy wheels that ricers buy.
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Old 11-24-2011, 07:12 PM   #10694
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All cast wheels on the market are in general, the same. The main differences are quality in finish (which is easily replaceable) and the creativity of the wheel design (which I hope you buy a design you like). I don't have any experience with them but they should be just fine for your car. I wouldn't track the wheels or put them on a 300+whp car but daily driving should be alright.

EDIT: After checking their site the only wheels I like are the Concept 9 which I'd still prefer a Rota DPT over it and the Type M is nice but I'd save for some Linea Corse wheels.

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Old 11-24-2011, 07:28 PM   #10695
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All cast wheels on the market are in general, the same. The main differences are quality in finish (which is easily replaceable) and the creativity of the wheel design (which I hope you buy a design you like). I don't have any experience with them but they should be just fine for your car. I wouldn't track the wheels or put them on a 300+whp car but daily driving should be alright.
Weight issue or worried they would break?
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Old 11-24-2011, 07:35 PM   #10696
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I wouldn't want to chance having a 'sub-par' wheel companies product on a track ready machine.

Also read my edit above!
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Old 11-24-2011, 07:58 PM   #10697
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Gettin some Tenzo's in the spring! any reason why I havent seen anyone with them? they have bad rep?
I have heard of them, what style were you looking at getting?
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Old 11-24-2011, 08:27 PM   #10698
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Gettin some Tenzo's in the spring! any reason why I havent seen anyone with them? they have bad rep?
No bad rap, only for being heavy, which is sad because they have some nice designs.
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Old 11-24-2011, 09:18 PM   #10699
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http://www.elementwheels.com/proddet...rod=TAWV61880B

think those 18x8 would work with the stechs? with 45 or 35 offset?
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Old 11-24-2011, 09:28 PM   #10700
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http://www.elementwheels.com/proddet...rod=TAWV61880B

think those 18x8 would work with the stechs? with 45 or 35 offset?
The +45 will fit no prob. I'm not sure about the +35 but, the lower offset will definitely look much better (deeper lip/more concave).
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