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post #11 of 2984 Old 3rd January 2008, 08:04 PM
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To put those gold rims on it would be like James Bond getting a lip ring.

Dude, you are a crack up. HAHAHAHAH Good analogy tho!

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Gold, star-shaped Speedline wheels were the hallmark of earlier era Ferraris. Basket-weave lace wheels, often in gold, were common on first generation 3 series BMWs. I rather liked the look, especially on Ferraris, but only on certain color cars. They went well with red and black cars. I think they'd color clash on a silver car.

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Gold, star-shaped Speedline wheels were the hallmark of earlier era Ferraris. Basket-weave lace wheels, often in gold, were common on first generation 3 series BMWs. I rather liked the look, especially on Ferraris, but only on certain color cars. They went well with red and black cars. I think they'd color clash on a silver car.
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Yep. The wheels I saw were seriously bling, unlike the OP's. So, in answer to the original question: I like the wheels, and they'd probably look great on a JB. Personally, I'd rather see someone else spend the $ to verify that though.

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same here... i dont want to dump ~5k on wheels only to find it out it doesnt look right...
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extremely crude edit however just for ideas:









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extremely crude edit however just for ideas:








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Yikes! Don't like them, personally.

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in the edited photo i do not care for it either, but i do like it on the m3...
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Exactly! Weird how they can look so good on an M3 and so crappy on an M5.

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