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      02-03-2011, 08:15 PM   #23
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it depends if the rest of your car is stock. if it is, the id go hyper silver. but if u have matte black grilles, dark tint, matte black 335i letters on the back, matte black window trim, smoked lights, then id say get matte black rims.
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it depends if the rest of your car is stock. if it is, the id go hyper silver. but if u have matte black grilles, dark tint, matte black 335i letters on the back, matte black window trim, smoked lights, then id say get matte black rims.
iv got everything you said in gloss black, minus the tints. so i gues im gonna have to go with ............
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Since I dont see style 230's yet
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Anything that isn't black or that could be confused as being black or almost black. Definitely go with something silver/aluminum colored.

The contrast is what makes the space gray hot, being that space gray is a medium gray shade and is otherwise about as nondescript as one can get. Space gray is thus best used to highlight the things against which it's set: wheels, interior seat colors and so on. Black plays down the contrast.

SG is also a rather sophisticated color, so again, to stay with the theme, go for understatement in the wheel color. Allow the wheels' design to say "Oh, look at me" if you feel the need for some flashiness.
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i would agree with the above statement ONLY if your car had accents like the aluminum trim and grills etc.. but if you have the sports package, performance grills, i would go with a darker color.

example: photochopped into space gray from Preciseeyes whip.



the darker color rims doesn't downplay the car at all.
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Dark wheels go great. Black, gun metal and hyper black all look good.
here is my car on gun metal 19"


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Anything that isn't black or that could be confused as being black or almost black. Definitely go with something silver/aluminum colored.

The contrast is what makes the space gray hot, being that space gray is a medium gray shade and is otherwise about as nondescript as one can get. Space gray is thus best used to highlight the things against which it's set: wheels, interior seat colors and so on. Black plays down the contrast.

SG is also a rather sophisticated color, so again, to stay with the theme, go for understatement in the wheel color. Allow the wheels' design to say "Oh, look at me" if you feel the need for some flashiness.
Agreed. Even if I had black window trim and a black diffuser, (black front grills and lower mesh already) I still would keep my rims the same. I think gunmetal would look alright but I think the painted silver looks best with SG, IMO
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i would agree with the above statement ONLY if your car had accents like the aluminum trim and grills etc.. but if you have the sports package, performance grills, i would go with a darker color.

example: photochopped into space gray from Preciseeyes whip.



the darker color rims doesn't downplay the car at all.
What is the name of these wheels? and tips?
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I really like this one, brushed with chrome/polished lip.

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Dark wheels go great. Black, gun metal and hyper black all look good.
here is my car on gun metal 19"

which wheels are these? are they available in 18"s
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What is the name of these wheels? and tips?
Wheels are VS8's and tips you may need to contact Preciseeye.

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which wheels are these? are they available in 18"s
Those look like VMR's and if they are, i believe they are avail in 18s
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a lot of wheels go great on SG .. gun metal is one of my favorites tho
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which wheels are these? are they available in 18"s
yeah these the VMR's VB3 19x8.5 e40 and 19x10 e38 with 245/35/19 and 275/30/19

They are available in 18" check out Jlevisw and European Auto Source.
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which wheels are these? are they available in 18"s
VMR VB3 CSL Wheels, available in 18" or 19" Super Silver, Hyperblack, Matte Black and Gunmetal.
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can't really go wrong, my favorite is gloss black though
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yeah these the VMR's VB3 19x8.5 e40 and 19x10 e38 with 245/35/19 and 275/30/19

They are available in 18" check out Jlevisw and European Auto Source.
i love how they look in 19"s on your lowered 335i, id like to lower my car i just don't think I could do that and get the front lip and still have clearance to get in my driveway, would those VMRs still look good in 18"s on a 335i thats not lowered?
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I was hoping this would help me choose what finish, but everyone's car looks so good.
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Gloss black
more pics of this car please.
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