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Okay I have a white S50. I have been thinking of blacking out the chrome... Thoughts??

Anyone handy on photoshop?
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I would leave it chrome,

However on the GTS in white, those black wheels look great,

So it might look pretty good
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Yeah just playing around with ideas though....
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powdercoated my wheels black on my white S 150.
highly recommend it.
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I vote no chrome
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EZ wrote:
I vote no chrome
what did you use?? paint, plastidip??
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awdwill wrote:
powdercoated my wheels black on my white S 150.
highly recommend it.
got a picture??
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me too, black it out!
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Lowesdown wrote:
awdwill wrote:
powdercoated my wheels black on my white S 150.
highly recommend it.
got a picture??
I also painted the 5 bolts gun-metal gray. Note that I also removed the "fake chrome" plastic front side reflectors and installed 3M reflective tape
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EZ wrote:
I vote no chrome
what did you use?? paint, plastidip??
The wheels and rear grab bar are powdercoat.exhast and water pump is 1200 deg.hight temp spray paint.leg trim and fins next to glove box is plastic spray paint.bar end and mirrors and head light viser I bought in black.My only advise is to take your time and prep the surfice.Post pics with the progress.
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