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      07-02-2009, 08:49 AM   #1
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Would this look terrible?

I've got OEM 19'' 230's on Sparkling Graphite and need to get a few nicks and rashes sorted out.

I also quite like the look of gunmetal grey of black alloys and may think about getting them powder coated.

Would this be sacrilege, would it look terrible, or would it look sweet? I'm loving the look of wheels in BMW silver, but just a bit curious. Because of the large spoke design, part of me thinks it just won't work.

I really can't picture it, and I'm not too good with photoshop to get an idea (if anyone's prepared to have a go, I'll send a hi-res picture!).

I'm about 50/50 on whether it would be a good or a bad idea. What're your thoughts - or even better any experience/pictures?
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      07-02-2009, 08:50 AM   #2
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Post up a decent pic and I'll make them black for you if you like.
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I dont think it would suit sparkling graphite mate? Too similar to your car colour.

Contrasting colours usually work though.
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Post up a decent pic and I'll make them black for you if you like.
Cheers - thought I'd also take the time to see what it would look like with a roof rack!
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i baby pink is the in colour m8 try that
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      07-02-2009, 09:07 AM   #6
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I dont think it would suit sparkling graphite mate? Too similar to your car colour.

Contrasting colours usually work though.
You could well be right!
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You could well be right!
Yeh...too similar to car colour. Wouldn't look right Ed.
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Et voila.

Grey and black version... (personally, I always use the same idea as Carlos, contrasting colours work best)



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Would look good with a huge ass bright red BBK behind the wheels, otherwise all the colours wash out though imo..
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Trix - that's awesome. You've scratched that itch to perfection.

The answer is no, it doesn't work. Now thinking of jj's baby pink!
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If you had window tints all round I think it would look good.
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i know trix doesnt use the same software as me ,as i pay alot for my software and use the best, as you can see but pink does match

ps ill send the bill on
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If you had window tints all round I think it would look good.
That would look "gangster"
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That would look "gangster"
Not really my look SB!

jj - thanks for the laugh . That is a very sophisticated package you're running. Crayola v5.3?
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You mean like this?

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Not really my look SB!

jj - thanks for the laugh . That is a very sophisticated package you're running. Crayola v5.3?
never knew u had good taste in software u must be a cheapstake like me lol
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You mean like this?

yes lol all u want now is jordan which is easy just buy her a drink and she yours lol
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You mean like this?

Oh, how that's brightened my afternoon!
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yes lol all u want now is jordan which is easy just buy her a drink and she yours lol
She's cheap, but her kids are cheaper... they're half price.

bumbum, tsch.
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You mean like this?

Just needs a trailer with matching rims to complete the 'Ed the Builder' look.
The rack needs wrapping in CF too

There's a huge amount of brownie points on that rack Ed,what you planning?
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There's a huge amount of brownie points on that rack Ed,what you planning?
The rack is bolted to the roof of the van on the other side of the street - I had to look twice before I spotted it!
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The rack is bolted to the roof of the van on the other side of the street - I had to look twice before I spotted it!
lol so have i, too busy looking at the wheels lol
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