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Old 03-29-09, 12:00 PM   #1
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Old 03-29-09, 12:03 PM   #3
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Yes, the wheels are dirty, NY weather.... started raining just after I got done with the painting!!!! What do you guys think? Will be clear coating it later on next week!
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I think it looks cool!!!!! Never seen that before, great job!!! L.G.N.M
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Old 03-29-09, 02:31 PM   #5
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Looking real good bro!

I did mine last summer.



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The above were done with my crappy cell phone cam, here are some hi rez with the wheels back on.






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painting the calipers is a nice touch......the stock 4 pot on the LS are nice

I just did mine, I will post up soon.


Tee, what tire size you running, 30 series?
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Tee, what tire size you running, 30 series?
They are 35 series but look like 30 series.
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Where did you get the decals?
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Where did you get the decals?
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http://motogfx.com/lexus/
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Nice... but red with white letters would have been better...
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Looks great! Great DIY.
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Thanks for the compliments guys, I got the decals from a local shop here that would make any size or any color within 5 minutes!!

Hey Tee, nice job with your calipers man!! I was thinking of painting black as well.... then I saw a AMG S-Class drive next to me with the silver calipers with black lettering and that caliper stood out so much while driving.... I made my mind up right there and then to paint mine silver!!

I am running 235 35 19 on the front, previously I had 245 45 and they rubbed to much.... I had no choice but to downsize to accommodate the wheels!!
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Nice... but red with white letters would have been better...
Please tell you are kidding!! Red with black lettering would have been nice, but both my other cars have red calipers with black lettering!!
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