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<IMG SRC="http://www.icstew.com/v70R/canisto_rim.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>I think I prefer the look of the Titan rim. I'll be shipping them off to get the 2 bent rims straightened and all four refinished to silver or anthricite/gun metal grey. <p><IMG SRC="http://www.icstew.com/v70R/P9230004_small.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>
 

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very nice..question.. why is the front windows not tinted???<p>michael.
 

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I definitely like the look of the Titans better...I was wondering what the Canistos would look like on my R. I would really like to get the Comets in anthracite, but aftermarket would be cheaper. I'd say go for the anthracite on your Titans.
 

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I think that the Titans look better as well. I think that a Anthracite finish would look superb.<p>-Drew
 

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The fronts are tinted just a tad lighter. The car is originally from Arizona and came with the tint when I purchased it.<p>I am glad the tint is a bit lighter because in VA I believe the legal limit is 35%. The front might be close to 50% but the rear could be casting on to the front making them look a little darker.
 

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I like the titans also. I don't know the finish though. Anthracite is cool, but doing silver is different than every other Titan I've seen....so I guess I'm split. You could always do what Sean did as well and go darker than anthracite.
 

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In some of his picts the wheels look almost black.<p>This one the color doesn't look bad:<br><IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/resources/gallery/special_cars/1fastbox/large/13.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>What finish did you get your Volans redone with?<br><IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/features/project_cars/854/gallery/large/12.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>hmm...<br><IMG SRC="http://www.icstew.com/v70R/titan_01.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>
 

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saw a black v70 turbo 98-00 with volans--I really like the way volans look on 850s v70s
 

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I don't recall which finish it was Chris as I just picked it off of their finish chart. However, if your wheels are being done by WCC, then they have the stuff on my wheels on file. I'm sure they could figure it out there.<p>I vote bright silver Volans. Unfortunately, you'd have to trade one of your sets for some Volans or buy ANOTHER set of wheels for that (something I'm sure your wife would just LOOOVVVVVVEEEEE ! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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BTW here it is with Volans. I'd also lose the pinstripe. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/george/caddys_r.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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volans, anthracite--ditto on the pinstripe--I actually think the ones that you had are ok too.<p>off topic, but it seems that cars in the dc metro have to have it for some reason...why is that?<p><BR><BR>
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Your tires are too large and the wagon is not low enough.<p><IMG SRC="http://www.s40concepts.net/850c70.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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hmm, the silver Volans look pretty good. AAA rims has their "Volan knockoff" set that come in the gun metal color but not bright silver.<p>I was hoping to get to the pinstripe this weekend, but now that i'm getting pressure I feel like I should do it tonight. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> the car is from the west coast and came with the stripe on it, I have picts of it at the dealer, prior to the owner that I got it from and the stripe is on it.<p>
 

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From the west coast and they came with the pinstripe??!! What were they thinking? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0"> Pinstripe is just so......yucky! I thought that's something dealer 'threw in' just b/c you were such a good customer, and they wanted to give you that and the vanity mirror.
 

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sorry, i'm not trying to be hard on you about the pinstripes. it's your car and you should just enjoy it or mod it to your liking.<p>maybe i'm jealous because my 94 850 is n/a and i drool every time i hear t-5/6 and R.<p>maybe i'm trying to increase my post count...<p>congrats on the new car!<BR><BR>
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<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>I am glad the tint is a bit lighter because in VA I believe the legal limit is 35%. The front might be close to 50% but the rear could be casting on to the front making them look a little darker.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>I believe VA law is 50% front, 35% rear.
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR><IMG SRC="http://www.icstew.com/v70R/titan_01.jpg" BORDER="0"><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>This is my favorite by far. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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I'm definitely hard on it because I'm super jealous. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"><p>Regardless which wheels or stripe or not, that's a hot car.
 

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Thanks George. I gotta say, once up and running this thing really feels like my former S4 Avant w/ Tiptronic. Part of me is wondering if it is already had an ECU upgrade. I really want to find an Avant here in NoVA so we can do some comparison tests.<p>The trans. is very smooth, the shifts are really nice. My fingers are crossed that this is a good trans and there won't be any issues with it.<p>My only complaints:<br>- slight pop sound from the front at times -- sort of like something is loose, sway bar pushing something, need to check into it.<br>- 19mpg <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0"> but pushing the gas is so much fun.<br>- low beams are on the dim side.<p>Are the fog lights suppose to be able to come on when the headlight switch is in the DRL position?<p>If you get down this way swing by and take it for a drive.
 
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