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Old 07-06-2005, 07:48 PM   #11
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Getto Wheels (as I have read they are called here) - what is the story on them, I had them on the 95 SLE and I was glad the 97 didn't have them. Now I see a few cars here with them and I think they look OK. I am not being sarcastic and I hope I don't offend anyone about my question or the Verbiage I use.......
So why do you like them and or why do you hate them?
*ghetto...not "getto"

and could someone please change the topic? I was really confused at first
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Getto Wheels (as I have read they are called here) - what is the story on them, I had them on the 95 SLE and I was glad the 97 didn't have them. Now I see a few cars here with them and I think they look OK. I am not being sarcastic and I hope I don't offend anyone about my question or the Verbiage I use.......
So why do you like them and or why do you hate them?
*ghetto...not "getto"

and could someone please change the topic? I was really confused at first
thanks for the spelling lesson, and I also changed the topic.....
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gracias senor......

and i like them, but they don't look right on every bonneville...i would say only green, ruby, and white....and they are more involved when cleaning....so i guess it depends on how detailed u are when cleaning ur car
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Meguires wheel cleaner is the best, I also put ceramic pads on mine and now between the Meguires and the ceramic pads they stay pretty clean with no hassles. I have "ghetto gold" by the way.
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I like the look of them. They look like a BBS wheel the way they are dished in.
Ceramic pads makes them easy to clean.
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I like them on certain colors... black and white being the best in my opinion followed by green. Also depends on the trim. If you have the gold trim, they look better than with silver. They also don't look bad on other cars either (2003 Impala LS in white and 2000 Buick Regal GSE in Jasper Pearl Green)
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Green and Ghetto Gold just happens to be the closest i can get to Green and Yellow on a car

However I hate the fact that mine are cracking and turning black. There once was a post about how to completely restore and recoat them. Can anyone find it?
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I love mine, I dont have ceramics but Meguires hot rims and a brush, i can have all 4 done in 5 minuets
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thanks for the replies back, the reason I ask is because the 96 and 94 I am going to look at both have those rims and I am thinking I might ask them to switch the wheels from my 97 to one of the other 2 cars if I buy one. The 94 is Black and the 96 is a White color.
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thanks for the replies back, the reason I ask is because the 96 and 94 I am going to look at both have those rims and I am thinking I might ask them to switch the wheels from my 97 to one of the other 2 cars if I buy one. The 94 is Black and the 96 is a White color.

NOOOOO, keep the ghettos, they are easy to clean with the proper tools
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