got my new oem wheels widened what color should i paint them (1 Viewer)

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picked up my wheels today .i had them widened up to 15x10 ,man they look wide
i hope they don't cause me any headaches.

just wondering on what color i should paint them

black .white or grey . i am leaning towards the grey .

now i am going to also have to paint my rig .and get that checkerplate off of it .:doh:

here are a couple pics. they where done in a shop up here in canada who have been doing wheels for years since 1953. so they say .

here also is there new spray on chrome system.check it out

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I painted them white like I saw them on these FJ40s in Japanese Land Cruiser magazines. I think they look better in white.

I notice that mine were widen differently than yours, if you look at the pictures closely....
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mustardfj40 how wide are yours? is that the weld seams i can see on yours ?

i do agree the white looks great on the mustard colored rigs ,but i still think i like the grey color
wheels for other colored rigs. do you have any pics with the hub cap on .

another question how do you get the center caps on these wheels, i can't get the damn things to go on .clips are to stiff. maybe i need to bend a couple a bit, anybody??

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Oh boy! It has been sometime but I believe it is 2 inches wider than stock, and I used a different offset than stock to give the truck a wider stand for taller SOA. What they did was cut out the center of the wheel then welded it on a new cylinder. As for the color whatever float your cruiser, pal ;)

Some more pics here:

YouTube - rubithon 2008 in my fj40
 

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another question how do you get the center caps on these wheels, i can't get the damn things to go on .clips are to stiff. maybe i need to bend a couple a bit, anybody??
Bend the clips in a bit, harder to get a rubber mallet in that deep wheel ;)

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