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Old 03-16-2012, 08:00 PM   #43
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I'm starting to get bored with my stock Denvers too. Nice pick-up
Thanks!

Stock Denvers are cool, but they'll be my winter set-up for now. It's been really warm in the GTA so I'm anxious to get my winter tires off. How is it on the east coast?
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Old 03-16-2012, 08:27 PM   #44
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Thanks!

Stock Denvers are cool, but they'll be my winter set-up for now. It's been really warm in the GTA so I'm anxious to get my winter tires off. How is it on the east coast?
I was surprised by how much I liked the Denvers when I first picked up the car, but now I'm definitely leaning towards replacing them sooner rather than later.

Weather is ALLLLL over the place this year. Four days ago I washed my car outside in a t-shirt. Day and a half later we got 10-15cm of snow. Who the he11 knows what we'll get tomorrow...
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Old 03-16-2012, 11:16 PM   #45
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Can't wait to put these on!
I really like the wheels from the 2012 Autobahn edition. Where'd you get them?
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Old 03-17-2012, 12:27 AM   #46
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Mike the car looks great with the smoked markers.

For some reason I thought you got VMR wheels though.
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Old 03-17-2012, 09:43 PM   #47
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I really like the wheels from the 2012 Autobahn edition. Where'd you get them?
I got them from jm6001, who got them from nik. They're in pretty good shape - just some fine scratches here and there but what do you expect for them being used
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Old 03-17-2012, 09:43 PM   #48
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Mike the car looks great with the smoked markers.

For some reason I thought you got VMR wheels though.
Yup! You gave me the idea - it looks even better on your CSG.

I was going to get VMR wheels, but they're backordered til July. I really don't wanna wait that long (and riding on winter tires)... So these will do for now!

BTW, thanks for all the detailing tips and advice on supplies - my car looked great after washing it before taking those pictures. I really like the Poorboy's Trim Restorer you told me to get. As well as the Poorboy's Bold N Bright Tire Dressing. Do you have any tips on reducing the amount of water spots after washing? Had no shade to work in
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Old 03-18-2012, 10:59 AM   #49
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Yup! You gave me the idea - it looks even better on your CSG.

I was going to get VMR wheels, but they're backordered til July. I really don't wanna wait that long (and riding on winter tires)... So these will do for now!

BTW, thanks for all the detailing tips and advice on supplies - my car looked great after washing it before taking those pictures. I really like the Poorboy's Trim Restorer you told me to get. As well as the Poorboy's Bold N Bright Tire Dressing. Do you have any tips on reducing the amount of water spots after washing? Had no shade to work in
Hey I wouldn't complain they look sweet and the black inserts really compliment the car.

Well there's a few things you can do to reduce water spots. First try to wash your car early in the morning or late at night if you can. But if you're in the sun wash one or two panels at a time and rinse so the soap doesn't dry. Once your done you can follow with a quick detailer if water spots still remain.

P.S those wheels are clear coated and can be polished out if the scratches bother you.
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:34 AM   #50
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Hey mike glad you like the wheels, those shots really make me regret selling them!!!! Bah now I have to hunt for wheels! Lol... Weigh them for us ppleaseeeeeee!
Lols, you should get those Watkins Glens! :P

So I got unlazy and found a working scale and got the following numbers.



I'm guessing it's in between cause I weighed all of the wheels and they kept fluctuating between 24.4 and 24.6 lbs. Also, it might be because I had to keep some minor pressure on the wheel on the scale or else it would just roll off.

Not bad!
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:35 AM   #51
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Hey I wouldn't complain they look sweet and the black inserts really compliment the car.

Well there's a few things you can do to reduce water spots. First try to wash your car early in the morning or late at night if you can. But if you're in the sun wash one or two panels at a time and rinse so the soap doesn't dry. Once your done you can follow with a quick detailer if water spots still remain.

P.S those wheels are clear coated and can be polished out if the scratches bother you.
Awesome! Thanks for the advice. I think I'll try to polish out the tiny scratches on the wheels once I get some Menzerna PowerFinish (everyone is out of stock :@)
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Old 03-18-2012, 02:09 PM   #52
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No problem! You gotta show me your car once you get your wheels
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Old 03-19-2012, 12:18 PM   #53
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pics with new wheels!
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Old 03-20-2012, 05:25 PM   #54
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Finally put these babies on.





Next step is to minimize that wheel gap with some DriverGear springs!
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Old 03-20-2012, 05:55 PM   #55
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nice wheels, can't wait for my springs too!
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Old 03-20-2012, 09:57 PM   #56
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I think they look perfect! I'm jelly now...
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