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black rims and colored lug nuts

I've been tossing around the idea of powder coating the lugs a different color. I currently have a granite gray with black rims, I was thinking about going with a dark burnt orange color on the lugs. I borrowed another forum members pic and did a quick photochop of orange for the lugs and calipers.

What do you think, too much?
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Re: black rims and colored lug nuts

Not a bad idea.
I'd be in for some blue ones if you know someone who can get them done.
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Re: black rims and colored lug nuts

The orange looks fairly seasonal, as in harvest time, Halloween....
Not overly noticeable, does set them off a bit.
... Maybe a blue white for winter, green for springtime, gold for summer?
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Re: black rims and colored lug nuts

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The orange looks fairly seasonal, as in harvest time, Halloween....
Not overly noticeable, does set them off a bit.
... Maybe a blue white for winter, green for springtime, gold for summer?
Festive lug nuts...hmmm.

That's a market just waiting to be exploited.
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Re: black rims and colored lug nuts

Blue nuts are never good.

A guy on the Corvette forum has his lugnuts the same color as his car with black wheels and it looks really sharp, I'm sure there's a few colors that don't work well but it's unique.


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Re: black rims and colored lug nuts

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I've been tossing around the idea of powder coating the lugs a different color. I currently have a granite gray with black rims, I was thinking about going with a dark burnt orange color on the lugs. I borrowed another forum members pic and did a quick photochop of orange for the lugs and calipers.

What do you think, too much?
Yikes!
Not to my taste, but it's your vehicle and if you like it...
Go for it!

(Not that I don't like a nice bright orange, but the mostly black theme looks killer to me.)
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Re: black rims and colored lug nuts

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Festive lug nuts...hmmm.

That's a market just waiting to be exploited.
Wanna go on shark tank with me?!
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Re: black rims and colored lug nuts

I don't think they would stay colored for long -- unless you never have to use them.
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Re: black rims and colored lug nuts

I'm pretty sure you can purchase anodized lugs. I'm not sure if they are available in our size or not.

I have seen a few different colors in person on a VW and a couple Z's from back in the day.
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Re: black rims and colored lug nuts

Just found these. Someone should try them out and post pics.

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Re: black rims and colored lug nuts

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Just found these. Someone should try them out and post pics.

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They have your color... go for it!
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Re: black rims and colored lug nuts

I likeeey.

I am thinking about doing that too... unsure which color tho ha

So, go for it!
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