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Painted my stock wheels black

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I don't think I like it but I think its because of the center caps throwing the whole white and black scheme off... Maybe Paint the caps too... Otherwise nice rig
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Paint the center caps too!!!!
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i definately like it man! gives the whole truck a new tude.



Quick question.....i thought those wheels have a chrome cover that snaps onto the wheel, like a wheel cover? Maybe i'm mistaken. Alot like the dodge 20" wheels.
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Looks good, whats next?
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i definately like it man! gives the whole truck a new tude.



Quick question.....i thought those wheels have a chrome cover that snaps onto the wheel, like a wheel cover? Maybe i'm mistaken. Alot like the dodge 20" wheels.
Yeah, it has a plastic chrome cover that snaps on. i just pulled that off before i started. If i ever decide to change my mind i can throw those back on and you'll never know.

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Looks good, whats next?
Not sure, but i drive by UTA at least once a week. We've probably seen each other and not known it.
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You need raised white letters to make the black rim jump out
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I dont like it.
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looks great. just some wider tires and i think that truck would have a pretty mean stance.
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Looks alright, just not my cup of tea.
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looks good, should go all black and no chrome, imo
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def. need to paint center caps. white letter tires. looks better than before
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umm lower it or get bigger tires and i like the center caps
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Looks like a mini Ranger Interceptor. Definitely a better look.
Some bigger meats, like some wide BFG Radial T/A's, would be sweet.
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sorry, no.
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Not sure, but i drive by UTA at least once a week. We've probably seen each other and not known it.
I'll keep an eye out for ya..


Choices include lift, lower, or stock!
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I would like to get some meatier tires on there buti only have 14k on these ones. i will wait for them to wear more
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^^^ i dont blame you i did the same thing now my truck has 31s
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this looks like one of those mods people do when they dont have money for real mods

and honestly ... painting the chromes? You shoulda sold em to someone who liked the chromes and bought the xl rims and painted those
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If you read i didn't paint the chromes.


It's just the cheap steel rims, it had "Wheel Covers"

I took off the wheel covers and painted the cheap rims. If i wanna go back to the fake chrome **** i can just pop em back on.



and honestly this is one of those mods i did because i dont have money.
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nice dude! looks clean good job paintin em!
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this looks like one of those mods people do when they dont have money for real mods

and honestly ... painting the chromes? You shoulda sold em to someone who liked the chromes and bought the xl rims and painted those
y are you being an *** i dont have much money and i do mods like that alot of people dont have much money theses days we dont need people like you around here
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im not being an *** everyones entitled to their opinion and i believe that spray painting ones rims is a ghetto mod. Im not calling crackerstien out at all, cause the homemade tonneau cover he made a while back turned out awesome, i just cant say the same for the rims it just makes his truck look cheap.
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Things are always hit or miss. Not everyone is going to like everything 100% of the time. What matters is i like it and even if i didn't i can throw the wheel covers back on and you'd never know i did anything.

BTW - I posted these pictures up so if anyone else was wanting to paint their cheap stock wheels they can see what it would look like without doing it.
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I think stock Mazdas are ghetto and cheap looking!! lol

Looks good Crackerstein!
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