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Old 04-26-2009, 12:38 PM   #1
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Viggen Wheels before Carlisle

I'd like to get something decent on the Viggen before Carlisle. The stock wheels are scratched up.... Any ideas?
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Old 04-26-2009, 12:40 PM   #2
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Buy new wheels that you like that are not scratched.
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Old 04-26-2009, 12:44 PM   #3
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Buy new wheels that you like that are not scratched.

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Wondering if anyone has something in their garage before I go buy something.
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Old 04-26-2009, 01:29 PM   #4
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i've got a set of vikings in my garage, but i'm guessing that's not what you're looking for
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Old 04-26-2009, 01:32 PM   #5
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Nope, but thanks....
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Old 04-26-2009, 01:32 PM   #6
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i've got a set of vikings in my garage, but i'm guessing that's not what you're looking for
What size are they?
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Old 04-26-2009, 01:34 PM   #7
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What size are they?
Glad the thread might help SOMEONE.... LOL!
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Wondering if anyone has something in their garage before I go buy something.
This is what you should have posted. You were given plenty of ideas by WASSAAB members.
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the vikings are 16"
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Thanks. I'm thinking 17". I'm not sure what Paul is looking for. I do have 16" Ronal wheels with Michelin Pilot Sports if Paul is interested.
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I need 17x7.5
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i've been trying to but this set of RK's off a local guy for a few weeks. left him a note the other day to ask if he wanted to trade.

i'll let you know if he calls me
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i've been trying to but this set of RK's off a local guy for a few weeks. left him a note the other day to ask if he wanted to trade.

i'll let you know if he calls me
Thanks!
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Old 04-30-2009, 06:14 AM   #14
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Well I hope I finally found a good local wheel guy. The Viggen Wheels were scratched up, not too bad, but I still wanted them to look new if possible. Nationwide Wheel in Waldorf had me drop the car off at BMW Fairfax. They put the car on a lift at the body shop and remove the tires/wheels and bring them to their shop in Waldorf. They do a complete refinsh on the rims. (Straighten, repair rim rash, paint, etc) Remount the tires and road force balance them. Bring them back to the body shop you are good to go. $150 a wheel turn key. Considering just to mount and road force balance can cost $40-50 a wheel...... He said that he forgot to ask if they were Viggen. I guess the BRILLIANT SILVER paint is $1300 a gallon. Had he known they were Viggen wheels he said it would have been closer to $175-200 a wheel. But he would stick by the price.
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Old 05-02-2009, 06:33 AM   #15
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I got the car back with (1) minor concern. They painted them gun smoke.




I kind of like it, but wanted input....
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Old 05-02-2009, 08:36 AM   #16
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Here they are stock


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Thanks, hadn't seen stock viggen wheels before. What about the other concern?
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Old 05-02-2009, 08:52 AM   #18
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Thanks, hadn't seen stock viggen wheels before. What about the other concern?
Yes I know you had seen them, but I already knew how you felt too. I assume everyone here knows what Stock viggen wheels look like, but it helps to see both colors on the car too. At least it helps me.

We will wait and see how things are handled with concern #2....
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Old 05-02-2009, 11:37 AM   #19
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I think the car definitely looks better with the wheels painted gun smoke.
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I think the car definitely looks better with the wheels painted gun smoke.
Agreed, the silver car is complemented well by the gun smoke.
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