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Old 07-10-2006, 11:26 PM   #1
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I have a near enough impossible task. I am trying to make my "new" Olds 98 somewhat more cool looking. Ok, I am not totally unrealistic. I know this beast will never be a cool car, but even less uncool will be welcome.
I have a couple of thoughts in mind. The 15'* with the whitewalls have to go. I can maybe keep them for winter use. Some nice 16'* with 225/60-15'* should clean things up and tighten up the handling. Maybe a light tint? Go body colour on the grill? Fogs?
I don't want to go too wild, but I just wanna take some of the old fartiness out of it.
Open to your thoughts!
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some chrome torque stars would look good.
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Definitely lose the whitewalls. You could probably get some 18s on there too if you want.

Tint is up to you. Just make sure you check the local laws on it.
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Definitely lose the whitewalls. You could probably get some 18s on there too if you want.

Tint is up to you. Just make sure you check the local laws on it.
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Did my ABSOLUTE BEST with microsoft paint. I think it looks better. Blacked out trim, 16" Laces, body color grill.



I really like how it looks, personally. (general idea.. i know i screwed up and didnt do too well) but you know what i mean by that. What do you think?
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Very nice start. I think the lace wheels would look decent on it, as it is a little more conservative style. The body colour grille is a nice addition too.
Thanks for doing all the work!
I very much appreciate being able to see it.
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At the least I would ditch the trim around the front wheel wells. Don't care for it myself. Tint...
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Very nice start. I think the lace wheels would look decent on it, as it is a little more conservative style. The body colour grille is a nice addition too.
Thanks for doing all the work!
I very much appreciate being able to see it.
Erik
I think it looks kinda like mine now

BTW I'm eric too. nifty!
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Very nice start. I think the lace wheels would look decent on it, as it is a little more conservative style. The body colour grille is a nice addition too.
Thanks for doing all the work!
I very much appreciate being able to see it.
Erik
I think it looks kinda like mine now

BTW I'm eric too. nifty!
Not a bad thing that it looks like yours. I love the look of your Bonneville. Very clean!
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