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View Poll Results: Do the Chrome Vipers 'WORK' on the Grey Ghost?
They are the Shiznit! Love 'em! 54 84.38%
Worst thing Rob could have done! 7 10.94%
I dont give a FARK about you or your WK! 3 4.69%
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Old 10-20-2009, 12:20 PM
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Re: Wheels: Did I do the right thing? Please vote....

rob i changed my mind. they look horrible you should send them to me in NJ and ill pay shipping
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Re: Wheels: Did I do the right thing? Please vote....

i did consider black, or even the Competition Grey.

i kept calling....they were 'another 30-60 days' and I just got sick of waiting. been going on 2 years getting some wheels.

if I really get tired of the chrome, they can be Powdercoated/painted....... or sold and replaced with painted. IDK.
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Old 10-20-2009, 12:23 PM
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Re: Wheels: Did I do the right thing? Please vote....

Rob, they look awesome. Don't sweat it, they fit perfectly for the WK. Now if anybody can get them for a WJ, let me know
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Re: Wheels: Did I do the right thing? Please vote....

Ya, know, not exactly my taste, but they are not ugly by any means. If you like 'em that all that matters. I think it's more the low profile tires than the wheels, now that I look at them more. Wheels are OK.
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Re: Wheels: Did I do the right thing? Please vote....

we just got an email. bonus pool paid at 59% of target.

the wheels are relatively cheap.....I paid 1530 for both delivered. 40 to mount. another 40 in chrome lugs and locks....so 1600 total for new wheels and tires aint too bad.
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Old 10-20-2009, 12:28 PM
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Re: Wheels: Did I do the right thing? Please vote....

$1600 hmmm now i know how much i need come april
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Re: Wheels: Did I do the right thing? Please vote....

Thanks Jim. I appreciate all feedback. I am definitely not convinced the chrome is the way to go. hence the poll!

these are actually about 1/2 inch taller total than my 17's. I was nervous about the 'bolt' in the front to go much taller. plus these will only have my speedo off 1 MPH slower.

255/50r20 vs 245/65r17. most guys will go with the srt8 size of 275/45r20......so even less sidewall.
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Re: Wheels: Did I do the right thing? Please vote....

That looks great Rob. I think if you happen to go with the grey it wouldn't look bad either.
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Re: Wheels: Did I do the right thing? Please vote....

Rob-I think the chrome adds a nice contrast to the color matching and really accentuates the wheels and the painted bits on your truck. I like contrasting wheels like this on otherwise paint matched Jeeps...ie. wade and his SRT or an all blacked out jeep with polished/chrome wheels.

If you decide you dont like the all chrome look...maybe the inside of the spokes painted to match would tone down the chrome enough to suit you. But as I said above....the all chrome wheels with the all paint matched exterior looks awesome to me.
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Old 10-20-2009, 01:25 PM
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Re: Wheels: Did I do the right thing? Please vote....

Thanks Alf. you are as wishy-washy as me

Thanks Scott. I asked a few Harley shops about powder coaters and they all told me not to use anyone local, they all suck! I was headed down that route......i was going to do the pockets andf the whole inner rim black.

and Ill have my stock wheels and tires all back together so I could try something in the spring or something......
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Rob get someone to photoshop them in that color so you can get an idea. PM Hemi.jon he's really good at it.
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Re: Wheels: Did I do the right thing? Please vote....

not knocking Jon's work one bit but LOL Im a graphic Artist.....and I have 14 that work for me....

plus FR has pics of them with painted pockets. And on lx, those guys have had these forever. I can get many ideas over there.... its finding someone that can do the job correctly...........thats what scares me!
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