E90Post
 


 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Photo/Video/Media Gallery > Just painted My 189's GTR Gunmetal GRey!!! Check it out!



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      01-26-2012, 11:32 PM   #1
sammy_0559
Lieutenant Colonel
sammy_0559's Avatar
United_States
75
Rep
1,956
Posts

Drives: e93 Montego 335i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: FortWorth, Texas

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2008 E93 335i  [1.83]
Talking Just painted My 189's GTR Gunmetal GRey!!! Check it out!

Scroll Down For Pics with wheels on the car!
So my car has been sitting on Jackstands for about a month now.
I miss my car sooo much!!
I got into an stupid accident looking back at a ferrari and a crowd
as i was pulling out of Cars and Coffee Plano TX
i was driving supposedly onto a ramp to take the toll way but i was out of place
so smart me i hit the brakes and try to take the ramp and i hit the ramp think going
Like 40 Mph Pictures provided below on what happened
i bent the crap out of my tirod and bent a bunch of other stuff i don't wanna list out.
any ways i also cracked my wheels and broke 2 of them.
i was thinking of upgrading my wheels but came across cheep 189's with tires.
so i when ahed and bought them but they had severe curb rash and thought i should fix them and paint them!
so i did i sanded them and and chose
Nissan GTR Gunmetal gray Code: KAD PPG Deltron DBC
and Thick DEltron DBC 2002 clear coat
i also added metal filler to them! they turned out nice
and the color just mind blowing!

i know i should of made a DIY on how to repaint wheels and fix curb rash but i was
tooo exited, so sorry guys! but enjoy the color and let me know what you think!!

It looks worse than this in person
(Split my front wheel CLean in Half the thing holding it together is the Tire...)
Name:  IMG_0607.jpg
Views: 13870
Size:  142.9 KB

Name:  IMG_0608.jpg
Views: 13594
Size:  120.8 KB

Name:  IMG_0609.jpg
Views: 15260
Size:  79.9 KB

Name:  IMG_0610.jpg
Views: 13656
Size:  81.7 KB







Prep work!

Name:  IMG_0638.jpg
Views: 13451
Size:  130.9 KB

Name:  IMG_0639.jpg
Views: 13486
Size:  93.0 KB

Name:  IMG_0640.jpg
Views: 13384
Size:  87.3 KB

Name:  IMG_0641.jpg
Views: 13642
Size:  122.4 KB

Name:  IMG_0642.jpg
Views: 13520
Size:  175.5 KB

Name:  IMG_0643.jpg
Views: 13328
Size:  190.8 KB





Paint Time!!


Name:  IMG_0644.jpg
Views: 27478
Size:  160.7 KB

Name:  IMG_0645.jpg
Views: 13967
Size:  155.6 KB

Name:  IMG_0646.jpg
Views: 13303
Size:  156.9 KB

Name:  IMG_0647.jpg
Views: 14969
Size:  140.9 KB

Name:  IMG_0648.jpg
Views: 13473
Size:  147.0 KB

Name:  IMG_0649.jpg
Views: 13234
Size:  120.6 KB

Name:  IMG_0650.jpg
Views: 13551
Size:  118.0 KB




What i Origgnallyy had in mind.....but the color above is wayyyyy better what do you guys think?

Name:  IMG_0663.PNG
Views: 13357
Size:  1.03 MB

Last edited by sammy_0559; 01-28-2012 at 01:58 PM.
Appreciate 0
      01-26-2012, 11:35 PM   #2
ndog14
Banned
United_States
34
Rep
1,746
Posts

Drives: E90 328xi 6MT
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

iTrader: (0)

Typically people will post

But you have too many pictures
Appreciate 0
      01-26-2012, 11:39 PM   #3
sammy_0559
Lieutenant Colonel
sammy_0559's Avatar
United_States
75
Rep
1,956
Posts

Drives: e93 Montego 335i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: FortWorth, Texas

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2008 E93 335i  [1.83]
Quote:
Originally Posted by ndog14 View Post
Typically people will post

But you have too many pictures
So this tends to be opposite this Thread it SOOO worth it
Appreciate 0
      01-26-2012, 11:40 PM   #4
J3NGOe90
Captain
United_States
19
Rep
746
Posts

Drives: e92 335i 6speed MT only!
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: brooklyn

iTrader: (2)

my 189's same color maybe little bit darker they look good!
Appreciate 0
      01-26-2012, 11:40 PM   #5
dan11
Private First Class
3
Rep
166
Posts

Drives: e92, e70
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Bmore, Md

iTrader: (0)

Very nicely done
Appreciate 0
      01-26-2012, 11:42 PM   #6
Kolyan2k
Brigadier General
172
Rep
4,731
Posts

Drives: 2006 S2000
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Boston

iTrader: (1)

Suspension parts ok ?
Appreciate 0
      01-26-2012, 11:46 PM   #7
sammy_0559
Lieutenant Colonel
sammy_0559's Avatar
United_States
75
Rep
1,956
Posts

Drives: e93 Montego 335i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: FortWorth, Texas

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2008 E93 335i  [1.83]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kolyan2k View Post
Suspension parts ok ?
Not sure needs to be driven to find out, i aligned it and change my control armv thats what i visually knew got effed but struts and shocks and springs ill have to drive it to find out.

Last edited by sammy_0559; 10-22-2012 at 09:23 AM.
Appreciate 0
      01-26-2012, 11:47 PM   #8
be1ieve1111
Thread Killer
United_States
13
Rep
921
Posts

Drives: 2011 E92 335i
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Indiana

iTrader: (9)

Send a message via AIM to be1ieve1111 Send a message via Yahoo to be1ieve1111 Send a message via Skype™ to be1ieve1111
Can you take pictures from far away?
Appreciate 0
      01-26-2012, 11:49 PM   #9
MARIO K
Brigadier General
MARIO K's Avatar
Lebanon
115
Rep
3,463
Posts

Drives: 2008 Montego E90
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Phoenix, AZ

iTrader: (9)

looks awesome! when you mount them get rid of the blue and white bmw roundels.. they look out of place with that color.. maybe order some titanium silver metallic overlays!
__________________
Appreciate 0
      01-26-2012, 11:57 PM   #10
sammy_0559
Lieutenant Colonel
sammy_0559's Avatar
United_States
75
Rep
1,956
Posts

Drives: e93 Montego 335i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: FortWorth, Texas

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2008 E93 335i  [1.83]
Quote:
Originally Posted by be1ieve1111 View Post
Can you take pictures from far away?
sorry the iPhone is has weird resolution.. my bad.

Quote:
Originally Posted by MARIO K View Post
looks awesome! when you mount them get rid of the blue and white bmw roundels.. they look out of place with that color.. maybe order some titanium silver metallic overlays!
i might tape off the roundels and paint them the same gun metal color just the blue of course
Appreciate 0
      01-27-2012, 02:26 AM   #11
Bingobimmer
Lieutenant
Bingobimmer's Avatar
37
Rep
526
Posts

Drives: e90 n54
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: On the road...

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Nice! Ive got the 189s too and I have thought about doing this
__________________
2009 E90 335i AW... Black grills/jb4/lux angel eyes/clear side reflectors/and a few more small mods
Appreciate 0
      01-27-2012, 02:54 AM   #12
AlterZgo
Captain
183
Rep
852
Posts

Drives: 2015 BMW M3 6MT, 2010 535i 6MT
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Orange County, CA

iTrader: (0)

Looks really good! I've always wondered though, how durable are painted rims? Will the paint chip off as soon as you try to mount or dismount a tire from them?
Appreciate 0
      01-27-2012, 02:59 AM   #13
335icandy
Lieutenant
Canada
17
Rep
427
Posts

Drives: AW E93 335i cab, 2014 F30 328D
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: T.O/GTA/ON and SRQ/FL

iTrader: (0)

Can you take a pic standing far back from the car? to give us a better idea of the overall?

Typically, isn't paint on rims not very durable? Powder coating is more durable, right?

Last edited by 335icandy; 01-27-2012 at 03:09 AM.
Appreciate 0
      01-27-2012, 07:43 AM   #14
ibeclueless
What
ibeclueless's Avatar
93
Rep
9,329
Posts

Drives: E92 328xi
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Quincy, MA

iTrader: (1)

looks nice
__________________
E92 328xi Space Gray
Aero Lip | M3 Side Skirts | CF Performance Spoiler | ACS Roof | Gloss Black Grilles | LUX H8 Angels | BMW Performance Exhaust

My E92 Photos
Appreciate 0
      01-27-2012, 07:47 AM   #15
Spydeputy
Brigadier General
Spydeputy's Avatar
Germany
70
Rep
3,392
Posts

Drives: 2015 M235i / 2008,E90,335xi
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: The County, Maryland

iTrader: (19)

Garage List
2015 M235i, F23  [0.00]
2008 335xi  [0.00]
Send a message via Skype™ to Spydeputy
Make sure you take pix when they are on the car!
__________________
2015 F23 M235i Estoril Blue, JB4, Adapt M Sport Susp & Brakes Pkg, Blk Leather, Cold Weather Pkg, Prem Pkg, Dr Assist Pkg, Tech Pkg, 8 Sp DCT, Nav, Satellite / Harman Kardon Radio, Bi-Xenon, CF Rear Spoiler, Lightweight Full Front Splitter, BMW CCA Mem
Appreciate 0
      01-27-2012, 08:35 AM   #16
summall
Second Lieutenant
summall's Avatar
Canada
2
Rep
229
Posts

Drives: BMW E90
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Ontario

iTrader: (0)

Good job. Look better than original.
Appreciate 0
      01-27-2012, 11:01 AM   #17
sammy_0559
Lieutenant Colonel
sammy_0559's Avatar
United_States
75
Rep
1,956
Posts

Drives: e93 Montego 335i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: FortWorth, Texas

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2008 E93 335i  [1.83]
Quote:
Originally Posted by AlterZgo View Post
Looks really good! I've always wondered though, how durable are painted rims? Will the paint chip off as soon as you try to mount or dismount a tire from them?
One way to find out i have never done this on wheels myself. but the clear is pretty thick so I'm keeping my fingers crossed and I'm going to mount the tires myself so ill be extra careful

Quote:
Originally Posted by 335icandy View Post
Can you take a pic standing far back from the car? to give us a better idea of the overall?

Typically, isn't paint on rims not very durable? Powder coating is more durable, right?
i havent mounted the tires on them yet i should do that later on today
and
true powder coating is better and stonger but a company wanted $125 a wheel, so i just did it all my self for $150 using top of the line paint, and the clear is some of the best stuff out there!
Appreciate 0
      01-27-2012, 12:32 PM   #18
bmodzelewski
Second Lieutenant
9
Rep
244
Posts

Drives: 07 335i
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Baltimore

iTrader: (2)

color looks dope... cant wait to see them on the car
Appreciate 0
      01-28-2012, 01:08 PM   #19
sammy_0559
Lieutenant Colonel
sammy_0559's Avatar
United_States
75
Rep
1,956
Posts

Drives: e93 Montego 335i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: FortWorth, Texas

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2008 E93 335i  [1.83]
Bump for pics!

Well here are pics of them on the car!
It was a B*TCH mounting these tires on!!!
What you guys think!

Name:  IMG_0687.jpg
Views: 12546
Size:  125.8 KB

Name:  IMG_0688.jpg
Views: 12387
Size:  178.9 KB

Name:  IMG_0689.jpg
Views: 12339
Size:  126.7 KB

Name:  IMG_0690.jpg
Views: 12461
Size:  145.4 KB

Name:  IMG_0696.jpg
Views: 12813
Size:  175.9 KB

Name:  IMG_0697.jpg
Views: 12256
Size:  204.1 KB

Name:  IMG_0698.jpg
Views: 12224
Size:  214.7 KB

Name:  IMG_0699.jpg
Views: 14926
Size:  159.8 KB

Name:  700.jpg
Views: 12289
Size:  188.1 KB

Last edited by sammy_0559; 01-28-2012 at 01:21 PM.
Appreciate 0
      01-28-2012, 01:21 PM   #20
BayMoWe335
Lieutenant Colonel
311
Rep
1,816
Posts

Drives: 2010 E92 335i 6MT
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: US

iTrader: (0)

Looks pretty good. Who did the work? Somewhere in Fort Worth?
Appreciate 0
      01-28-2012, 01:23 PM   #21
sammy_0559
Lieutenant Colonel
sammy_0559's Avatar
United_States
75
Rep
1,956
Posts

Drives: e93 Montego 335i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: FortWorth, Texas

iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2008 E93 335i  [1.83]
Quote:
Originally Posted by BayMoWe335 View Post
Looks pretty good. Who did the work? Somewhere in Fort Worth?
Me, myself, and I

haha i did all the scuffing, sanding, filler, painting, clearing. it costed me $150 just for stuff .(sandpaper ECT) labor was free cuz idid it!
other places wanted like $125 a wheel!
Appreciate 0
      01-28-2012, 04:01 PM   #22
apme123
First Lieutenant
apme123's Avatar
15
Rep
359
Posts

Drives: 2002 Honda S2000
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by sammy_0559 View Post
Me, myself, and I

haha i did all the scuffing, sanding, filler, painting, clearing. it costed me $150 just for stuff .(sandpaper ECT) labor was free cuz idid it!
other places wanted like $125 a wheel!
I would have powdered coated, it lasts so much longer and doesn't chip like regular paint. this does look very nice.
__________________
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:51 PM.




e90post
e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST