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Only sport pack cars through about VIN 0600 or so had them. After that, painted due to warranty issues.
 

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Actually there were 3 finishes - anodized, clear coated and painted. The '05s had anodized or clear coated. Beginning with the '06s they were painted. Modern Wedgie's description is pretty accurate - anodized are sharper edged and metallic looking. Clear coated wheels are slightly glossier than annodized. Painted wheels have more rounded edges and look like silver paint. The painted ones are definitely better for maintaining.
 

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OK. Mine definitely is not painted as it doesn't look like silver paint. Not sure whether it's anodized or clear coated. If it only goes to VIN 0600, do you know when the VIN 0600 was build? Maybe with the build date, it's possible to determine that.

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OK. Mine definitely is not painted as it doesn't look like silver paint. Not sure whether it's anodized or clear coated. If it only goes to VIN 0600, do you know when the VIN 0600 was build? Maybe with the build date, it's possible to determine that.

Thanks.

What's your vin?
 
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