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      07-03-2014, 08:49 AM   #1
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Lug Conversion

I'm looking at spacers (12mm 15mm) and ran across a deal that includes a conversion to lugs with red annodized lug nuts. Looking for opinions on this. Would you consider it "ricy" or do you think it would look good on the car (anyone who has done it, post pics so I can see)? I'm thinking it my look pretty good but thought I'd ask the group. Give me your honest opinion, I have my flame suit on! LOL
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who cares what others think, if you like it and it's your car that's all that matters..
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      07-03-2014, 11:32 AM   #3
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I would avoid red with a red car. matching the reds will be nearly impossible and that would make me nuts. that said, I have a black car with black wheels, and I have been considering red lugs if I don't swap out to gold wheels. so, no, I don't inherently dislike the idea of red lugs.
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who cares what others think, if you like it and it's your car that's all that matters..
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But IMHO, I agree, would be hard to match the reds where it would look good. Are you running the stock 220s as in your sig?
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Yes, running the stock 220's. I actually really like these wheels. I'm pricing getting the "grey" (non-machined surfaces) re-painted in gloss black. Other than that, planning on adding the spacers and staying with them...
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These are what I'm looking at. The seller said they would send two 12mm and two 15mm. My only concern is corrosion since they are not anodized black.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251411717256...S:1123&vxp=mtr
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My suggestion would be to stay off of eBay and stick with reputable vendors. I wouldn't touch those things. Turner Motorsports and Bimmerworld actually test their products in a race environment. That's who I would be buying from (both sell stud conversion kits).
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My suggestion would be to stay off of eBay and stick with reputable vendors. I wouldn't touch those things. Turner Motorsports and Bimmerworld actually test their products in a race environment. That's who I would be buying from (both sell stud conversion kits).
+1 I have had more reputable studs shear
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Just bought the hub centric 12 and 15mm spacers with extended lug bolts (black like stock) Pics:

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Didn't expect it to make that much of a difference in looks, but it did. Perfect!
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looks good!
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