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Leave stock 9 23.68%
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      03-29-2012, 09:21 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Powder coat my 230s?

Do you guys think that I should powder coat my 230s? I really like this style rim, but I want a different color. I was thinking gloss black, but my car is BSM and I thought it would look too black... What do you guys think about gunmetal? I can't picture if it would look good or not. Or should I go gloss black?
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      03-29-2012, 09:50 PM   #2
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I think gloss black will look pretty good actually. not too dark for BSM
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      03-29-2012, 10:14 PM   #3
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Usually don't like black oem wheels, but those look pretty nice
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those look sick in gloss black

i'm a huge fan of gunmetal, but that looks hard to bear
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imo it's between gloss black or gunmetal. n since i'm a sucker 4 gunmetal/hyperblack, thas wut i voted 4 obviously
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a matte gunmetal would look really nice on those 230s
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The gloss black looks pretty nice!
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generally i would give the thumbs down, but those look great in gloss black
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Guys guess what! I just found out my front right wheel is bent
Its not visible nor do i feel it, but I was advised to replace it
A wheel is 5 or 6 hundred at my dealership.
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looks good
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Guys guess what! I just found out my front right wheel is bent
Its not visible nor do i feel it, but I was advised to replace it
A wheel is 5 or 6 hundred at my dealership.
Ouch..if you're in love with that style I would bite the bullet. But for that much cash into ONE wheel I would say it's almost worth saving for a whole new set of wheels?

Voted for gloss black btw, I think black on black looks really classy. :P
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usually against black rims as well, but that pic in the first post looks sick
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