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    In dec i have bought a set of rims for 150euros the are 16 in five spoke genuine GM.
    The previous owner wasnt so good to them an them looked like this
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    this one is the worst
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    this one was the best of all
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    all of them were in very bad condition
    i took them to work and good people from the company helped me with the rims.
    This how them look sandblasted
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    With two coat of primer green used for aircraft as i work as an aircraft mechanic
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    looks nice in this color
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    here is the pro painter in action working on my rims
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    and again
    here is dried with no shine
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    he is painting in gunmetal gray also aircraft color
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    here is the final product
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    and also a layer of clear coat and been drying all night at 40c in the paint boot
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    have lot of crystals
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    and of course center caps i have the Opel logo in my pocket
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    and those are my cars
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    very nice bud.

    looking forward to see pics of them on the car

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    Looking good i thought for a min you were doing them in green LOL

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    nice , but i liked them in the green

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    Love the sparkle on them mate, should look good fitted

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    Quote Originally Posted by happypostie View Post
    nice , but i liked them in the green
    Aye me too they looked great

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    loving thesparkle ,very nice

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    see the difference in color
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    the color of the rim is similar to my car but is little lighter
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    here is she with new rims fitted
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    Very very nice mate!

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    Liking that, they also seem to look bigger than a 16" rim.

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