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Should i paint them Black...?

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When a had a friend afew weeks ago tell me to paint my wheels black, i thought yeah it wouldnt look to bad, but then said maybe. Since
then i've had a couple more tell me to do the same, i'm like-"What your sick of the silver already...?" :roll:

Anyway i thought i'd see what the majority of you guys might think..?

I saw a R32 the other day, well if i closed my eyes for 30secs, then opened them again, you would spot a R32 anytime here in Melb lol, but it had black wheels and looked very nice. So that got me thinking.

I love the silver, but a change could be nice.... :?
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I had black wheels(not gloss)...looks good but got old fast, kinda too heavy looking...especially with a white car
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Garth, keep them silver. You're car looks fuckin sick by the way. It has a very nice stance.
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yeah looks good as is 8) ... actually too good :shock:
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You guys rock for sure, thankyou for very nice comments :D

Yeah the silver i love, x-rad your right about them looking too heavy if they were in black. :wink:

Well everyone so far silver!

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Re: Should i paint them Black...?

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Black...... :mrgreen:
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Hey Bazza, I suppose they got you to pick the SA footy jumper colours too ! :D
OF COURSE ITS GOTTA BE SILVER to get that beautiful intergration going.
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Affix colored cardboard wheel centers, stand back and see how it looks. At least you can get some kind of idea. As for me, leave 'em silver.
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black might be a bit too harsh on a silver car - how about a dark 'smoked' grey or satin chrome type finish (like on the BMW M5 from a few years back)?
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Jason,

Are you suggesting "Gunmetal Grey?"
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Yeah, gunmetal grey (which has a blueish tinge and can look good against some shades of silver) or charcoal grey would look nice.

I've thought about similar colours for my wheels. If I paint them, I'll probably try to match the grey bits on my car (or get all bits painted at the same time).
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oh, another option could be to paint the centres and leave the rims silver - those wheels have a heap of dish and that could look good.
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