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      08-17-2010, 03:59 PM   #1
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Reversible Rim Paint, Black 193M

I want to paint my rims black, i have the bmw 193m wheels but I'm not sure how it would look. Does anyone have a picture of these in black? is there any temporary paint that I can put on and remove easily just to get a feel for it?
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      08-17-2010, 04:01 PM   #2
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I hear that Plastidip is removable, but I'm not sure if it easily removable...
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just get them done with real paint. they look sick in black.
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7/18/09- I pick up my baby- 2009 E92 335i Xdrive, Space Gray over Coral Red. Premium Pkg, Cold Weather Pkg, M-Sport Pkg, 193Ms, Gloss Black grills, Custom Gloss Black Mirrors, Performance shift and E-brake boot, M3 spoiler, Euro fog switch, gloss black interior tim, Coco-Mats (red/black), H&R coilovers, 19'' Alufelgen SF-71s......
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      08-17-2010, 05:32 PM   #4
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Plasti-dip is very easily removed, as long as there is an even coat. But your wheels will look matte black with a rubbery texture.
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plasti-dip rims.... interesting may have to try that with my stocks.
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      08-17-2010, 06:17 PM   #6
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Lol i dont know how it would hold up on rims though, ive plasti-dipped tons of things, but never a rim
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      08-17-2010, 08:37 PM   #7
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just get them done with real paint. they look sick in black.
Do you have any pics of them in black? what color was the car that you saw it on?
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      08-17-2010, 08:55 PM   #8
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hey hey, seems like black 193Ms are becoming more popular!

you lose a lot of the detail of the wheel when going black. but here are mine anyway






















clearly the second shot was taken by a photographer, the others are just my point and shoot so it looks a bit underwhelming.

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good shit, they look good i was thinking bout painting mine a flat black, how much did u pay for them?
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good shit, they look good i was thinking bout painting mine a flat black, how much did u pay for them?
flat black eh.. gloss looks a million bucks! plus, give it a couple of days and they look flat black once dust builds up so you get the best of both worlds. ill take some dirty pictures and post them if you want. (i dont have my car atm though.) cost for me was 175 aud per wheel (so 700) because i got 4 done at the same time. Properly sanded back, painted, baked in oven etc..
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i saw when SBC had gotten his done and was thinking about doing the same to mine.

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Do you have any pics of them in black? what color was the car that you saw it on?

There is a member on here from florida with an AW LCI e90 M-sport. I dont remember his name on here but i remember his AW M3 lip spoiler got jacked by some punks in his neighborhood and he replaced it with a gloss black lip to match. there are a few from florida that are really nice. dose anyone know who im thinking of?
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There is a member on here from florida with an AW LCI e90 M-sport. I dont remember his name on here but i remember his AW M3 lip spoiler got jacked by some punks in his neighborhood and he replaced it with a gloss black lip to match. there are a few from florida that are really nice. dose anyone know who im thinking of?
with black 193Ms too? i vaguely remember seeing something like that too.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=400099 is that the one? im not in the usa so i dunno what the plates look like

- I don't mean to be a downer, but the wheels on that car are really dirty. yet they still look decent
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I know it sounds crazy but I have seen it done as a temporary measure: vinyl wrap it.

It will not last long but if its purely to see how it looks it will work.
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$700 to paint them?
I rather used that $700 and get some black colored aftermarket rims
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      08-20-2010, 03:40 PM   #15
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$700 to paint them?
I rather used that $700 and get some black colored aftermarket rims
my thoughts exactly i think im just going to try and trade them for the v710s or sell them, they are brand new anyone interesstd? PM me or send me an offer
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You could use Duplicolor CarArt paint...it washes off with soap+water

http://www.amazon.com/Duplicolor-Car.../dp/B000FN5OWQ
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$700 to paint them?
I rather used that $700 and get some black colored aftermarket rims
AUD$700 remember, but given current exhange rates its still similar. Roads in Sydney are horrendous so I didn't want ot go down the route of cheap wheels which will get bent easily.
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You could use Duplicolor CarArt paint...it washes off with soap+water

http://www.amazon.com/Duplicolor-Car.../dp/B000FN5OWQ
i like, thanks alot
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