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I've got some steels on my Golf now, picked them up this morning. Paid ?100 for four 16" steels with Conti Sport Contacts, off a 2000 mile Beetle Cab.

I really like the look, and these were a bargain, gutted i've just spent ?400 on tyres for the Monty IIs, but they'll be back on after the ravishes of winter.

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I reckon its a start of something new, even wondering what they'll be like painted a gloss black...

Gives the car a utilitarian feel, I had a Mk4 Golf in 1998 weeks after they were first launched, it was a new thing on the roads and I enjoyed driving it about brand new without the wheeltrims on! They are only for the winter but i like the look and I think we'll be joined by others!
 

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Weller wheels!

At a Charlie Browns near you now!

Sorry,but steel wheels are crap!

What next, cloth interiors.....? Super Cheapo datsun plastics instead of Ally trim? How bout perforated pull down suction cup blinds for the windows......from the petrol station?
 

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personally, i feel this is getting way out of hand now. the inital idea by chaz on his golf with the white wall tyres was credible, but all the recent efforts just look like your alloys are in getting refurbed, or were stolen. as harsh as it is, steel = gay.

lol, i just spotted you paid ?100 for four steels too. in the real world, its hard enough to give s set of steel wheels away, never mind sell them for 100 snoop!! i picked up a set of MINT le castellet's, with 90% bridgestone tyres for ?200 last week. oh dear.
 

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Weller wheels!

At a Charlie Browns near you now!

Sorry,but steel wheels are crap!

What next, cloth interiors.....? Super Cheapo datsun plastics
instead of Ally trim? How bout perforated pull down suction cup blinds
for the windows......from the petrol station?
Oooh touchy! I'm sure it's just a winter thing to keeps the alloys clean [:D]

What's wrong with cloth interior!
 

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IMO, steel wheels are for ratz style cara. This goes back to the US hot
rodding scene where you build a car thats tatty and abused, steel
wheels, dents etc...because its a hard used, hard driven racer, rather
than a trailer queen, a dash strokers dream. The car has to be worn:

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IMO steel wheels on a polished, zymoled modern car like these is at a
conflict and just looks weird - it genuinely looks like my mates cars
did in Canada when they winterised them. To pull it off, Id start wet
sanding panels and kicking your doors in. Don't get it at all, but its
your car at the end of the day!

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I totally agree with all the negative comments posted but to be honest
thought it started off as a joke, if it did then there are quite a few
people who just didn't catch on!!

I can understand protecting a set of ?3K rims but Monty 2's and RC's??

SAD SAD SAD!!!
 

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Truly awful looking Gary [Y] [:p] but for understandable reasons. I am going to be using some Montreal I's for winter use while my BBS might be getting refurbished like Sem did with his.

~ Maxie

PS If they catch on, remember to get some locking nuts too [:D]
 

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I totally agree with all the negative comments posted but to be honest
thought it started off as a joke, if it did then there are quite a few
people who just didn't catch on!!

I can understand protecting a set of ?3K rims but Monty 2's and RC's??

SAD SAD SAD!!!
Here here.

Most normal alloys have the kind of finish that are never gonna be
affected by our winters... i've had all sorts of OEM alloys and have
never ever had problems.. as long as you keep on top of the brake dust
they are always fine.

Wheels like Santa's which have known problems anyway i can understand,
as with expensive wheels... but i just cant get it when the car looks
odd and you're running naff narrow tyres.
 

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IMO, steel wheels are for ratz style cara. This goes back to the US hot
rodding scene where you build a car thats tatty and abused, steel
wheels, dents etc...because its a hard used, hard driven racer, rather
than a trailer queen, a dash strokers dream. The car has to be worn:

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IMO steel wheels on a polished, zymoled modern car like these is at a
conflict and just looks weird - it genuinely looks like my mates cars
did in Canada when they winterised them. To pull it off, Id start wet
sanding panels and kicking your doors in. Don't get it at all, but its
your car at the end of the day!

[:)]
Liking the DeLorean (back to the future) look!
 

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They look bloody ridiculous IMO.

Anni RC's, diamond cut and polished wheels will corrode - we all know that.

Any alloy with a painted and lacquered finish will have an excellent resistance to corrosion.

My dad has never washed his car over winter and his wheels always come up like new with Virosol.

It's not as if Monty II's are worth ???.....i've seen them go for ?250 on ebay lol [:p]
 

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I totally agree with all the negative comments posted but to be honest thought it started off as a joke, if it did then there are quite a few people who just didn't catch on!!

I can understand protecting a set of ?3K rims but Monty 2's and RC's??

SAD SAD SAD!!!
LOL TOTALLY agree with you GaryM! My thread was a joke incase anyone didn't catch on [:p][:S]! http://www.uk-mkivs.net/forums/355744/ShowPost.aspx

I think it looks awful, the Monty 2s should be the winter wheel! No offence Gary C, just my opinion. If you like it, then that's all that matters [Y]
 
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