Stripes: White Wheel Woes!!!!

Discussion in 'Projects & Progress' started by Mike, Nov 24, 2013.

  1. Mike

    Mike Gestapo Platinum Member

    Well worth shouting about too :wink:
     

  2. Mike

    Mike Gestapo Platinum Member

    182 is a go kart and blooming quick.

    This feels far more refined, I mean, heated seats! Depends what you are after really, but since I had the White one 2 years ago, I've always preferred them!
     
  3. CL10

    CL10

    697
    Staffs
    Fiesta ST
    Going to see a tidy-looking example with a set of heated seats on Saturday, see what all the fuss is about :smile:
     
  4. Mike

    Mike Gestapo Platinum Member

    Linky (pm if you don't want everyone else going to buy it before you lol) please?!
     
  5. IanRS200

    IanRS200

    399
    Runcorn
    Clio RenaultSport 200 Cup
    Lovely mate, I had one for 2 and a half years, loved it.
     
  6. Mike

    Mike Gestapo Platinum Member

    Je ne regrettez rien!

    They are awesome cars tbh.
     
  7. Mike

    Mike Gestapo Platinum Member

    Dirty Stripes:

    IMAG1779_zps233c1eb8.jpg

    Clean Stripes:

    IMAG1780_1_zps91b23520.jpg

    Yaaaayyyyy Stripesc:wink::wink: :st:
     
  8. MikeH

    MikeH Platinum Member Platinum Member

    182 track toy & GW R26
    So,


    when you buying a mans car Mike???
     
  9. Looks good Mike :smile: :thumbup:

    Did you wash your push bike as well because that's looking shinier as well :smiley:
     
  10. Copy and pasted from my Panda thread! :foxspeed:
     
  11. MikeH

    MikeH Platinum Member Platinum Member

    182 track toy & GW R26
    Pfffft, i dont know how to copy and paste!!

    i have to type it all out again
     
  12. badbuzz2

    badbuzz2 Paid Member

    Looking good pal
     
  13. Mike

    Mike Gestapo Platinum Member

    OMG! I have a tiny bit of progress for you lol!!

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    New gear gaitor thing :smile:
     
  14. Mike

    Mike Gestapo Platinum Member

    When you do, seeing as the ST is now more popular than the clio's on here :wink: :eek:
     
  15. Mike

    Mike Gestapo Platinum Member

    So I wanted to get some decent wheels for the car, so saw a bargain set on the bay and bought them.

    Anthracite wheels, centre caps too :smile:

    So this was Stripes before:

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    And this was her after I swapped tyres and wheels etc :smile:

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    Conclusion? Looks awful lol! So I am going to refurbish the old beaten up wheels and re spray them Arctic White, and the anthracite wheels have already been provisionally sold!

    It just doesn't work on a blue car i'm afraid!

    Worked well on Cookie the Clio 182, and gloss black worked well on my old 197 (red), but no to this!
     

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  16. Agree, white wheels look far better!
     
  17. Foxspeed

    Foxspeed "the new red baron" Moderator

    was wondering what mine would look like with white wheels ;/
     
  18. nutnutwelshman

    nutnutwelshman Spa-tacus Area Rep

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    Not a fan of white wheels my Abil Blue was fantastic with black wheels
     
  19. Mike

    Mike Gestapo Platinum Member

    Red cars with white wheels are pure sex, my old Red Saxo looked so amazing with white wheels!
     
  20. Mike

    Mike Gestapo Platinum Member

    Well, here is last weekends' work!

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    So the re-whiting of Stripes has begun!
     

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