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Old 11-25-2008, 12:27 AM   #1
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Default Dubber needs some Scoobie HELP!

I feel like you Subi drivers do wheel colors GREAT! So I need YOUR help.

I drive an orange GTI. It looks like this:





I also have these wheels just lying around:

(Thankfully I am LOWERED NOW!)




Soooo I want to do something CRAZY and powdercoat the PURPLE like these wheels:









Opinions or other color suggestions???

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Old 11-25-2008, 12:35 AM   #2
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look in the member's gallery
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Old 11-25-2008, 12:41 AM   #3
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look in the member's gallery

I surf there often. I just want to know what you guys think of purple wheels on an orange car.
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Old 11-25-2008, 01:16 AM   #4
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a litle 60's ish scooby doo van?... id do oxblood red itd look sick
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Old 11-25-2008, 01:19 AM   #5
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do you know how to use photoshop?? that may help you see more how they look like irl
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Old 11-25-2008, 03:55 AM   #6
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I feel like you Subi drivers do wheel colors GREAT! So I need YOUR help.

I drive an orange GTI. It looks like this:





I also have these wheels just lying around:

(Thankfully I am LOWERED NOW!)




Soooo I want to do something CRAZY and powdercoat the PURPLE like these wheels:









Opinions or other color suggestions???


lack of taste is glaringly apparent in every way, here
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Old 11-25-2008, 04:36 AM   #7
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I think the orange/black combo is hot. Porsche seems to like it...
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Old 11-25-2008, 04:41 AM   #8
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perhaps orange and green
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Old 11-25-2008, 08:49 AM   #9
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Perhaps post in the member gallery asking for pics as this is a technical forum.
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Old 11-25-2008, 12:25 PM   #10
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black rims on orange car = hawtness
purple rims on orange car = vomit

that guy with the subaru should have at least painted his calipers...those purple rims looks good, but the brake calipers ruin it
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Old 11-25-2008, 05:37 PM   #11
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Gold with a lip IMO....
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Old 11-25-2008, 06:08 PM   #12
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there's already so much color on the car that adding more color makes it nasty ugly.

Black or gunmetal with a chrome lip would probably work out the best for you. You want the wheels to contrast with the body, and with so much color already there, the only contrast you can have is black or white. You don't want any more color there.

It looks nice on that silver rex cause... it's SILVER... there's no color there to begin with so the purple really stands out.

If you really are deadset on powdercoating some godawful color, look to the blues maybe with a bit towards green, nothing with red or yellow in it. Complementary colors = good. Complimentary to orange = blue.
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Old 11-26-2008, 01:17 AM   #13
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I just want to do something different, I guess I am off base?
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Old 11-26-2008, 01:38 AM   #14
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Yea ..Something in a blue would be cool a super metalic dark blue would look crazzy ..... Purple ... ehh ..

My Race car is going to be Dark blue with 350Z burnt orange wheels ....someday ...

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Old 11-26-2008, 11:24 AM   #15
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White. It'll look like a cremesicle.
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Old 11-26-2008, 02:15 PM   #16
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I just want to do something different, I guess I am off base?
I think colored wheels are a personal taste. While you may love the purple, someone else will say "ooh, puke".

So it comes down to this.
If you like the purple, roll it and don't care what people think.

If you want a safe color, orange and gunmetal go great together. Or maybe something funky like hyper-black. Your car is already attractive, it doesn't need much help looking better.

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Old 11-26-2008, 05:23 PM   #17
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there's already so much color on the car that adding more color makes it nasty ugly.

Black or gunmetal with a chrome lip would probably work out the best for you. You want the wheels to contrast with the body, and with so much color already there, the only contrast you can have is black or white. You don't want any more color there.

It looks nice on that silver rex cause... it's SILVER... there's no color there to begin with so the purple really stands out.

If you really are deadset on powdercoating some godawful color, look to the blues maybe with a bit towards green, nothing with red or yellow in it. Complementary colors = good. Complimentary to orange = blue.
someone needs to link the OP to a color-wheel lol
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