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Old 08-16-2005, 11:29 AM   #1
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Default Tire Rack snow tire packages...

I was just on Tire Rack's site looking at their snow tire packages (planning for winter already) and is anyone else bothered that the steel wheel they offer that fits the Impreza is silver painted? I love the look of snow tires on black steelies, it's the ultimate in utilitarian. Just imagining my Subaru with ghetto silver steelies on it causes me to shudder. Eventually I want to upgrade to 17" wheels, but if I put snow tires on my stock wheels, then I HAVE to go out and buy new wheels and tires in the spring.
Silver painted steelies... gross.
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Old 08-16-2005, 12:32 PM   #2
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I "won" a set of stock BBS wheels off Ebay for my winter tires....now I just need the tires.

Edit: I just ordered the winter tires of my choice. Now I am all set for playing in the snow. Bring it on old man winter.

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Old 08-16-2005, 01:07 PM   #3
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Get the silver steelies and paint 'em!

Paint's cheap.
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Old 08-16-2005, 05:57 PM   #4
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Yea some black rattle paint will give it that "ultimate in utilitarian" you are looking for!!
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Old 08-17-2005, 10:51 AM   #5
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I got a set of 16" black steelies from allsubaru.com for pretty cheap last year... you can try contacting Subie Gal and see if she still has some available.
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Old 08-17-2005, 07:13 PM   #6
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yeah, they look great...silver subie...silver wheels....

well, ok, they don't, but they work great.

one of these years i'm going to paint them...
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