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Old 07-11-2007   #1  
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got my wheels!!

a couple of weeks ago i posted a thread about my new exterior mods well just a week ago i got my new wheels..tell me what u guys think! yes another car with black wheels but hey black with polish lip looks NICE! in any car!! my next mod is either grill or carbon fiber ood i been looking and researching the hoods and VIS c/f are good but expansive what do u guys think about the ones in www.truehonda.com are they good or just a waste of money???any info will be good..THANKS AND COMMENTS ARE WELCOME!! ps:can someone please photo shoot my car with c/f hood thanks

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i like it, overall, its clean, simple, & nice... haha... black w/ polish lip is nice on a lot of cars... im not really into it at the moment, but still clean car man..

keep up the good work modding it..
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i like it, but i think a darker gunmetal (like one the color of your car) would have been the best choice, but still, it looks good man!
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black rims with polished lip looks nice but i dont really like the new wheel..or from what i can tell in the pics. i like ur old wheels better, what happend to them? wana sell em?
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Re: got my wheels!!

thanks guys for the comments... well when they were installing these new wheels i really really thought about stopping it but i wanted a change i have had the old wheels for two years since it came with the car straight out of the dealer but now the more i look at my new wheels the more i like them and i think its gonna flow really good with a black c/f hood and c/f lip. dont you guys think??well my new wheels are in my room and i am planing on selling them ill post some pics of how they look with the car and outside the car but they are for sale!!!
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ur inbox is full lol.... pm me...details on the rims and a price if u wana sell em for sure?
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the new wheels look nice. i liked the old one's better. have fun reading an inbox full of offers. your car is clean, keep itthat way. i think the carbon fiber hood will add a ncie touch. can u post a front pic of the car so i can sdee the cf lip.
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Looks good i like it.
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hey what are u running?? tire wise??
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well i cleared some of my pm's ill put some pics of the wheels later on today oh and my wheels are........hankook 225
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the new wheels look nice. i liked the old one's better. have fun reading an inbox full of offers. your car is clean, keep itthat way. i think the carbon fiber hood will add a ncie touch. can u post a front pic of the car so i can sdee the cf lip.
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225/?/? hehe cause that looks like a nice tuck for the rear wheels... see im running 215/45/17 and it looks like they wont tuck at all... :/
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i like the old ones
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both sets of rims looked good on ur car.
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can anyone give me some info about the c/f hood in www.truehonda.com???

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i like the multi-spoked wheels better than black 5-spokes
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225/?/? hehe cause that looks like a nice tuck for the rear wheels... see im running 215/45/17 and it looks like they wont tuck at all... :/
I have a 1.5 in drop and they rub every few mins. its too big of tire for a drop.
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Re: got my wheels!!

There are only two companies that I would deal with.
The best and #1 is Seibon here is a link: http://www.seiboncarbon.com/
The #2 is VIS racing here is their link: http://www.visracing.com/index_split.html?agreecheck=ON

If you buy one of the two manufacturers I just provided, you will not need to use hood pins. If you purchase any other hood, you will. The difference is they way they laminate the latch. So if you want a good hood that will look good and stay that way for a long time then get one of the two mentioned. If you want a piece of crap that will not last, fade and will require hood pins then get any other.

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I like the old wheels better.

That is just my $.02

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damn nice wheels, i like the first ones better tho, whats up wit them blurry pics
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There are only two companies that I would deal with.
The best and #1 is Seibon here is a link: http://www.seiboncarbon.com/
The #2 is VIS racing here is their link: http://www.visracing.com/index_split.html?agreecheck=ON

If you buy one of the two manufacturers I just provided, you will not need to use hood pins. If you purchase any other hood, you will. The difference is they way they laminate the latch. So if you want a good hood that will look good and stay that way for a long time then get one of the two mentioned. If you want a piece of crap that will not last, fade and will require hood pins then get any other.

BTW,
I like the old wheels better.

That is just my $.02
thanks im gonna wait some time to get the hood because it is expensive but thanks for your two $0.02
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