What do you think about this? Gold Anodized Rims

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  1. BASFjon

    BASFjon New Member

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    ...A little new at Photoshop. Looking at getting them done within the month.
     
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    Not my taste.
     
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    Not my taste either. Seems like a case of 'gilding the lilly' to me, but to each their own. If this look pleases YOU, that's all that really matters.

    Definition of 'Gilding the lilly':

    1. To adorn unnecessarily something already beautiful.
    2. To make superfluous additions to what is already complete.
     
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    Isn't that retro back to the 1990 VFR? Didn't it have gold rims and a red paint job? To be different, I don't think it looks bad at all.
     
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    ... or was it 1991 that had the light gold rims and red paint?
     
  6. BASFjon

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    Let's Try Something a Little Different....

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    This is the 2009 Version of the VFR that Spain Gets. It comes with Gold/Bronze Painted Rims. I just swapped on these Anodized Ones for a comparision. I think it looks sportier with the Black Treatment Honestly. But that might just be me?
     
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    saw them on another bike
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    Nice!! .
     
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    derstuka Lord of the Wankers Staff Member

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    I think it looks gangsta YO!
     
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    I remember getting a lot of similar responses when I was telling people about painting my BMW wheels gold. I say if you can visualize it in your head then go for it. 1) It's only important what you think 2) It usually looks a lot better than what nay-sayers think

    Ironically all the people that told me my car would look ghetto loved my gold wheels!

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    /off soapbox :tongue:
     
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    I like it. That is all.
     
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    reg71 Poser Staff Member

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    I don't like the bright gold, but the duller look the ducati has is pretty nice I think. But I always loved the 916 with the gold wheels so it might be nostalgia on my part. I considered doing it on my 98 but I keep waffling. I have a source for powedercoating pretty cheap, too.
     
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