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painting steelies

Discussion in '8th Gen' started by SR2, Apr 17, 2014.

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    Hello :)
    I'll be getting some actual rims soon so in the meantime I want to paint the steelies. But I can't decide what color, so far I'm thinking silver stream opal (same color as the rest of the car) or bronze. What do you guys think?
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    Id say bronze with a chrome lip, they would look nice for steelies.

    saw this a while back on instagram and thought it look nice for what it is.
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    Are they the regular steelies that came on all cars with the hubcaps, or the steel rims that didn't come with covers, like on a base model VE?
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    They're the regular steelies that used to have hubcaps
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    I would try bronze with a black lip, that would stand out a lot
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    bronze it is :) Btw does the Tein S tech springs fit on the stock struts?
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    aweomse. will get those next :).

    I have a question, I'm trying to remove the IAC valve but that fucker won't come out. its held out by 2 stupid six sided screws that I already half stripped. how the hell do i get them off? I'm trying to clean it cuz there's idling problems. Thanks guys. I'm going to murder the fucker who designed this shit
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    Did you check your MAF sensor first? That makes the car idle and run like shit most of the time.
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    I replaced the MAF sensor 2 years ago plus the car runs fine so I don't think that's the problem. The idle goes down to around 300rpm then goes back to normal. It lasts for a few seconds and happened twice so far.
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    Ah ok yeah I'd check that sensor, I've personally never touched it though.
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    I'm giving up for now...the motherfucker isn't budging
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    Yeah bro just relax and have a few beers if that's your thing, you'll really be pissed if you fuck it up
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    haha yeah but I don't drink...I just ate something though and that made me feel better LOL
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    That works for me too hahaa

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