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Old 07-09-2013, 08:43 AM   #1
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Default For Artic White Lovers (a new take on the wheel debate)

Well, I am trying to decide whether to change my order from VY / 3LT Black

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Artic White / 3LT Red.

I came across this picture last night, and thought I'd toss it in the debate pot for those that argue for black vs chrome rims.

What'cha think?

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Old 07-09-2013, 08:57 AM   #2
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I like it better than black, but the whole "ricer" vibe is pretty strong with these multi-colored wheels. I live on the Jersey Shore and every week-end we are inundated by these kids in their "ricers" and they tend to have these fluorescent wheels so I may be jaundiced
in my opinion. To me they are "low rent"
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:00 AM   #3
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I'm glad I get to answer early so I don't have to be accused this afternoon of piling on. It looks hideous.
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:00 AM   #4
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Well, you asked for it... Those are atrocious.
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:03 AM   #5
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Yuk!
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:09 AM   #6
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Doesn't look good on white, maybe a black body with a red interior would go better. If you are going to get white the black wheels are hot IMO.
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:10 AM   #7
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Well, I am trying to decide whether to change my order from VY / 3LT Black

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I came across this picture last night, and thought I'd toss it in the debate pot for those that argue for black vs chrome rims.

What'cha think?

Ringling Brothers
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:12 AM   #8
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They are eye catching, but unfortunately not for the right reasons.
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:21 AM   #9
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How many clowns do you think can fit in there?

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Old 07-09-2013, 09:25 AM   #10
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I think I just threw up in my mouth.

Nice try anyway...you never know what will stick.
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:46 AM   #11
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Do what you like. To me, the wheels look like plastic.
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:57 AM   #12
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Yesterday, while out cruising, I saw some Kid driving around in some type of "import". Blue body, green wheels. and yellow wing. Come on its a Vette. Red wheels? My greatest fear with the C7 is that some "creative" people will come up with some ugly color combo/accessories in the name of individuality. And, cheapen the brand/image.
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Exactly. That would define "Clown Car"
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Well, I am trying to decide whether to change my order from VY / 3LT Black

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Artic White / 3LT Red.

I came across this picture last night, and thought I'd toss it in the debate pot for those that argue for black vs chrome rims.

What'cha think?

Looks mmmmmmm, like a Japanese drift car, or a NSX...id rather go with blacked out rims if im going with the artic white
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:05 AM   #15
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They are eye catching, but unfortunately not for the right reasons.
Saying it kindly

(I agree)
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:10 AM   #16
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All of the above!
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:31 AM   #17
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Forget the picture....... But I am right with you on the black vrs white choice. I was down to 4 colors.... NRB, red, white or black. I have NRB now so scratched that. Had red and my 16 will be red. Wife decided on white so that will be it. White with red interior. So I've gone red, blue and now white. Will go red in 16....... pattern works for me.

Wheels....... Z51 "stock" wheels work for me.
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:33 AM   #18
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I like red wheels on a white C6Z, but on the C7 it's too attention grabbing and fights with the beautiful form. I'd go for black ones personally
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Horrible.

Go with black. Or brushed steel. (if you feel the need for bling)

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No fancy colours. No chrome. No polished metal.

And no black spoiler. No black mirrors. They all look cheap and/or ricey.
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:40 AM   #20
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No to the red wheels.


Im going Arctic White with chrome wheels.

Black wheels look good, but only when not in motion.

If you go black wheels, break it up with a chrome or polished lip or something.

Brushed rims would look nice too.
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