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What is everyone's consensus on chrome vs. stock rims? I have the stock ones, and love them, but have the chance to get some chrome ones. I'm thinking chrome wheels may be a little too much shine for me, as I haven't gone all out on chrome like most people on this board. I like more of the minimalist look.

Anyway, thoughts anyone?
 

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If I had the money, I would get chrome ones. The stock rims are a pain on the a$$ to keep clean especially in the northern regions. Just my $0.02.
 

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What do you like? I have chrome and really like them, but it only dependds on what you like.
 

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I'm considering the chrome but another rider said that if they get dinged by stones, the marks are going to show where on the aluminum it would blend in.

I like the look, but the Sundowner seat and the associated hardware have to come first.

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I have the stock rims and if I change I would go to crome rims that were not solid. I'd go with custom rims that let air pass through better and cut down on the sway I get from cross winds. I know they are out there but just can't name any manufactures at the moment. Just MHO.
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I have a Chrome rear wheel and a chrome PM front wheel. Much easier to keep clean.
 

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I like the chrome look so once I saw them on other bikes on this forum I knew it was a must have, every one is different go with you gut. Many vendors offer a chrome exchange of some sort look at our vendors Ozzys or V-mod you can't lose either way good luck.
 

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The more chrome the better!!! :thumb:
 

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Ozzy Can Help You!

I am 50-50 on the chroming the wheels. I love chrome but I also want some contrast from the anodized skins. Ozzy proposed a good solution that I have been thinking about. Send the wheels to him and he will machine polish them (not to a smooth finish) and then CLEAR COAT them. You will never have to polish them again. $400 for the pair.

I am thinking about this since the bike has so much chrome. But again, it is a personal taste and either route you take, the VROD will look awesome!
 

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VROD AL said:
I am 50-50 on the chroming the wheels. I love chrome but I also want some contrast from the anodized skins. Ozzy proposed a good solution that I have been thinking about. Send the wheels to him and he will machine polish them (not to a smooth finish) and then CLEAR COAT them. You will never have to polish them again. $400 for the pair.

I am thinking about this since the bike has so much chrome. But again, it is a personal taste and either route you take, the VROD will look awesome!
V-Mod does clear coat as well as anodizing but Ozzy's offer seems to be better price-wise. I agree, chrome wheels may just be too much.
 

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V-Man said:
V-Mod does clear coat as well as anodizing but Ozzy's offer seems to be better price-wise. I agree, chrome wheels may just be too much.
What is the difference between anodizing vs. clear coating? Thanks
 
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