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View Poll Results: Which finish do you want on your 17" Fuchs?
Polished lips and spokes, black insets 54 22.88%
Full polish 13 5.51%
Polished lips. Solid black centers (SC style) 61 25.85%
Anodized lip and spokes, black insets (RSR look) 108 45.76%
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17" Fuchs replica color preference. A poll.

The wheels will be 7.5" X 17" and 9" X 17".
Please only respond to this poll if you would consider buying these wheels if the quality is good and the price less than $1,000/set.

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I picked number 1, but I would suggest you also make an unfinished version available for people who want to do something different.
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"Unfinished" is basically a full polish, right? Remember, ANY color can be made with a minimum order of 5 sets.
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Option C.

I don't like the polished rims. Anodized lips with black centers. My old eyes can't take the sparkle.
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I voted #1 simply because I think they would allow the buyer to do a custom color/finish themselves if they wanted to.

Full polish is too much, IMO
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RSR-look!!!!

Dull-silver anodized paddles and rim with black background.

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Vote for #1 But I would REALLY vote for an RSR finish!

I would love to see this happen.
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None of your choices. I prefer the anodized look with black background.
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by RallyJon
[B]RSR-look!!!!

Dull-silver anodized paddles and rim with black background.


+1, with the option to go dull lip / black center.

You can run my 17x9's on the front of 930's, which makes me think that all you have to do is make a 17x10 or 17x11, and then you have both narrow and wide bodied cars covered.

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polished wheels are too bling. anodized is a better look.
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Vote for #1 But I would REALLY vote for an RSR finish!

I would love to see this happen.
Didn't think of that. RSR finish would be killer. Or at the very least, black center w. anodized or satin lips. I never really cared for polished on a later 911. Early cars can do a polished paddle/lip, but it looks out of place on later cars, IMHO.
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I voted for the SC look, though I would also agree that an "unfinished" option would be cool, especially for less $$

Just throwing it out there......

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Statin finish looks good on the lips if I had a choice or would that be a dull-silver?
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You ought to sell them unfinished -- have people send them off to Al Reed (or equivalent) for the finish of their choice.
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You ought to sell them unfinished -- have people send them off to Al Reed (or equivalent) for the finish of their choice.
We'll cover the choices that most people want. No added expenses or hassle of refinishing. Factory finished 17" wheels that don't require spacers and will fit over any brakes you have on your car.
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I also voted for #1 but would prefer RSR finish or satin anodized like the factory did.

Not a big fan of polished anything.....

I have 930 calipers front and rear.
Hoping these wheels will be able to clear these brakes???
My 16x7 and 16x8 Fuchs bolt on with a very thin spacer.
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Moderator's intervention: I added the RSR option, and switched two votes to it from the polished spokes painted insets option.
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My vote is for an unfinished (paintable) center and turbo sizes.
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We'll cover the choices that most people want. No added expenses or hassle of refinishing. Factory finished 17" wheels that don't require spacers and will fit over any brakes you have on your car.

Sold!
I'd buy two sets. One in the RSR finish and one set polished paddles with black back ground.
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We'll cover the choices that most people want. No added expenses or hassle of refinishing. Factory finished 17" wheels that don't require spacers and will fit over any brakes you have on your car.
This is the goal. I'm assuming that no one is running bigger brakes than the Brembo GTPs. We will try to make a wheel that will fit over those brakes. It means the outer rim won't appear as deep, but there should be fewer fitment problems.

I know the Brembo GTPs are bigger than turbo brakes and "big reds". Does anyone have brakes bigger than GTPs?

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