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Got these from Rim Blades in Hawaii. They work and look great on my wheels!

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Old 11-15-2019, 07:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Got these from Rim Blades in Hawaii. They work and look great on my wheels!
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Where did you get these?? And how much??
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They actually look very nice. I have seen these for sale before but I canít remember where though.
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They actually look very nice. I have seen these for sale before but I canít remember where though.
Iím gonna need for you to remember lol I really want these!
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Glad to see they look nice when they work well as an accent piece, as in the OP's case

Most of the ones I see look out of place and tacky.
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Got these from Rim Blades

https://www.rimbladesusa.com/
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Does anyone have experience with Rim Ringz? These are more rigid and snap on with tabs between the wheel and tire rather than the glued strips.
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I have them on my wife's Soul. I did not like the ides of gluing these to the rims more or less permanently. I also did not like having a break in the ring.

I like them. But i did crack one during the install. Luckily my wife curbed and broke it later anyway, so I got a replacement. The rim was saved by the ring.
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I have them on my wife's Soul. I did not like the ides of gluing these to the rims more or less permanently. I also did not like having a break in the ring.

I like them. But i did crack one during the install. Luckily my wife curbed and broke it later anyway, so I got a replacement. The rim was saved by the ring.
I see they sell pry tools to install them...any real difficulty putting them on?
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The tools were included with the full set of four. I never used them, just taped the rings in gently with a hammer and a block of wood.
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Interesting... I like this. Couple of questions.

Which product is better? I like the solid one with the tabs, unless the tabs show like someone commented on.

Am I right to ASSume that the other product can be pressed in, or do you need the glue?

Can you see where you have to seam it? IOW is there a “clamp” that hold’s it circular?

But most importantly, would you go with yellow to match the car, or red to match the calipers? Also, red or yellow lug covers?
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Tabs can be seen slightly if you are standing right above the wheel. I can take a picture if you like.


As I said above, "I did not like the ides of gluing these to the rims more or less permanently." So I chose the one with the tabs.


There is another product out there that requires the tire to be taken off, rings installed and then remounted by a professional shop. IT looks better, but seemed like to much trouble and money for a sacrificial product.
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But most importantly, would you go with yellow to match the car, or red to match the calipers? Also, red or yellow lug covers?

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Interesting... I like this. Couple of questions.

But most importantly, would you go with yellow to match the car, or red to match the calipers? Also, red or yellow lug covers?
I would get green ones, so that way you have the mustard/ketchup/relish combo. Kidding.

IMO, I'd say yellow, so that the red calipers can give that accent to the car.
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