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Old 04-22-2007   #1  
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My Sunday Afternoon (56k OK!)

Soooo yeah I finally got the new rims on this weekend but I also had to put a coat of fresh paint on the grill too. Comments plz!




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Old VS. the new.. well, I'm swapping out those Falkens on the old rims.
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Re: My Sunday Afternoon (56k OK!)

I woulda taken the grill out and painted it, overspray is the plauge. Are the old rims the one in the last picture- not on your car. I like thoes better.
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Re: My Sunday Afternoon (56k OK!)

Why don't you give those old rims to your sister it looks like she could use them.
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Re: My Sunday Afternoon (56k OK!)

yeah I would have painted it off, but hopefully theres no over spray.

old rims = upgrading was a good idea in that case
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looks a lot better, i still say drop it more lol
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look good man
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Re: My Sunday Afternoon (56k OK!)

his old rims cracked soo no use for em. his car actually looks good.
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Re: My Sunday Afternoon (56k OK!)

why didnt you take the grill off...what the rim and tire size...tires look a bit too small IMO
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Re: My Sunday Afternoon (56k OK!)

I didn't take the grill off because I didn't want to deal with taking the bumper off (it's f-ed up).. I just went crazy w/ the painter's tape and newspaper.. it did the job.

They are 17" Kyowa rims w/ 205.40.17 Neo-Gen tires.. But i'm losing the Nitto's for my new Falken tires (which you see on the old rim) and they are 205.45.17's so they'll take up more fender space too
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Re: My Sunday Afternoon (56k OK!)

loving the new grille and rims Kev.......
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like i said in the ne thread... looks good!
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Re: My Sunday Afternoon (56k OK!)

Mmm, I like it.. and if there is a little overspray.. nothing claybar can't take care of!
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Thanks for all the comments
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Re: My Sunday Afternoon (56k OK!)

personally, i dont like the black trim pieces and mirrors, i think it makes the car look cheap. and i've never really been a fan stock grills painted black on anything other than a black car. but as long as you like it, its all the matters . the new rims are much better than the old ones btw
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well I painted the grill black to keep it looking clean.. just add a little more aggressive look. I agree about the trim peices, I wouldn't call it "cheap" but it doesn't looks as good as EX's I've thought about painting them myself, but I can't find Honda SSM aftermarket paint. I just cant see spending like 50-100 bucks to get a few peices painted.
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