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      01-03-2013, 09:43 AM   #45
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Black on black = .....all black wheels at first glance just look like your rolling on 4 black steelies or something, waste of money for such a crappy look imo.

I personally would go gunmetal or silver. I have silver but 2 days after a wash they are so dirty with brake dust they look gunmetal anyways.
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      01-03-2013, 11:00 AM   #46
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      01-03-2013, 11:35 AM   #47
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      01-04-2013, 01:42 AM   #48
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Gunmetal for sure, I was never a fan of black wheels on a black car unless your going for the murdered out look.
This is my car with gunmetal v710's
Ayyyy! I recognize this car haha thanks for the ride bro
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      01-04-2013, 07:54 AM   #49
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I have a black car and have gone for Gloss Black, sorry no decent pics yet.

You may want to look at these:

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Here's the GT-CR in 19" Hyper Black on a 335i. This finish looks great particularly on dark colored cars. C & C welcomed, hope you like them






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      01-04-2013, 08:53 AM   #50
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Dont do black... I hate black looks cheap and you cant see the wheel design... if you really want the dark look go for gunmetal.

Personally I think a black car is classy and should have a wheel that make the car look expensive and grownup.

BM160 in Hyper silver are my favorite.
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      01-04-2013, 09:21 AM   #51
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Silver or gunmetal. Black is nearly invisible and seems to always look dirty.
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      01-05-2013, 09:36 PM   #52
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Silver or gunmetal. Black is nearly invisible and seems to always look dirty.
Not in Gloss Black wheels
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      01-05-2013, 09:38 PM   #53
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It's been eating me for months. Can't decide of silver/gunmetal wheels or black wheels on my jet black 335i coupe. What's the census? Please no "it's what you like" because I'm
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Update; I ordered staggered 2012 M5 reps in matte black. Front et 37 rear 33. Anyone know how I can get red time attack rings done?]
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Here are some pretty poor pics with my iphone:

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The reason I went for Gloss is that I feel matte looks like my olds wheels but dirty with grease.
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I say gunmetal here mine car


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Black on black make the car look plan
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Gunmetal for sure, I was never a fan of black wheels on a black car unless your going for the murdered out look.
This is my car with gunmetal v710's
What size are your wheels?
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I personally don't like black on black. I think black wheels look great on dark grey and maybe red and white, but not on black. They make the tires look grey/brown and dirty.

One determining factor that I would consider is what finish do you have on your door trim and front grills. If they are silver, the wheels should be silver. If they are blacked out, then you have the option to then can go gunmetal. I don't think gunmetal wheels look good on a black car with silver trim. It just looks unplanned due to not matching.

I'm stuck between the same silver/classy and gunmetal/younger options as well on my BSM. I think you also need to look at the wheel design. Some designs are just too bright in silver and need to be toned down by gunmetal.

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