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      10-06-2012, 07:50 PM   #1
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Question Satin black 313 wheels

I bought 313 19" bmw wheels i would like to powder coated them satin black. Any pics of black 313? I think it will look nice on AW. What you think?
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      10-06-2012, 11:15 PM   #2
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I think the OEM two tone finish of the 313's make them look nice. I'm not sure if I would prefer black.

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      10-06-2012, 11:20 PM   #3
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I say put them on the car first. The wheels look great plain, especially on AW.

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      10-06-2012, 11:21 PM   #4
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satin black is a really nice color. I'd like to see these post, thinking of coating my lc818 this color.
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      10-07-2012, 02:28 PM   #5
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Thanks N55 for pic. Absolutely agree The Low Key OG they are best looking OEM wheels BUT i bought set of eBay (not replicas) and they are bit scratched and i want to be different so i decided to go for powder coating. I upload some pics after and when i work out how to post pics. :-))) New in here.
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Not a fan of these wheels the spokes are too thin and show way too much behind them. That said I don't think they would look good black. But I've never seen them so who knows
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Thanks N55 for pic. Absolutely agree The Low Key OG they are best looking OEM wheels BUT i bought set of eBay (not replicas) and they are bit scratched and i want to be different so i decided to go for powder coating. I upload some pics after and when i work out how to post pics. :-))) New in here.


If they are all scratched up, I would definitely resort to powder coating them black.

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Not a fan of these wheels the spokes are too thin and show way too much behind them. That said I don't think they would look good black. But I've never seen them so who knows
I like these rims a lot, if you see them with a BBK it are drop dead gorgeous. THey are easy to maintain too, the wheel well of mine spotless.
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I was thinking of doing the same thing in my new 335is, so i would like to see some more pics of this.
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I was thinking of doing the same thing in my new 335is, so i would like to see some more pics of this.
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Thanks N55. Do you have a pic of it from the side?
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I've just taken my 313s off for the winter and have also been thinking about powder coating them black.

The pics above are useful, thanks. Anyone have pics of them on a black car?
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Not a fan of these wheels the spokes are too thin and show way too much behind them. That said I don't think they would look good black. But I've never seen them so who knows
Completely agree, I have the 313's tried them in black, no better, ending up selling them.
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I think black wheels are played out. They went the way of the murdered look.
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just close your eyes and thats how black wheels look.
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just close your eyes and thats how black wheels look.
always hated black wheels. why even bother with new wheels when you can't see them?
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I think black wheels are played out. They went the way of the murdered look.
I think you are right when it comes to black wheels on a black car; however I think it looks awesome on a white car because of the contrast!
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Better paint them into Gunmetal. There will be a contrast and you could actually see the wheels
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Wheels been delivered and I think they are best looking from all OEM. Im not going to paint them now but who knows i might change my mind. I though if me or wife scratch them (if black ) it will be very visible. They look really nice on AW. It add at least 15bhp. :-))))))))))
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