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      04-09-2012, 10:46 AM   #1
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hi. all.

just a quick one this what in your opinion is the best paint to use for my
wheels as i am giving them a bit of a refurb before i put them on the car.

not sure what colour yet to paint them to go with my sparkling graphite e90, just tidying up the curbing on the edge at the moment then its time to paint them.

many thanks.
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      04-09-2012, 10:57 AM   #2
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I bought this recently:
http://www.autogeek.net/1z-einszett-...eel-paint.html

haven't tried yet but searching on blogs suggested it was a pretty good match for BMW oem silver wheels
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      04-09-2012, 12:22 PM   #3
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thanks for that .
i read somwhere that bmw wheels are wurth silver. i can buy this in rattle cans but is it a good hard wearing paint....? or is there a better option.

plasti dip is hard to get in the uk but there is another brand called plastikote.
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Have you looked into powder coating?
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      04-09-2012, 04:31 PM   #5
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i also would suggest powder coating
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      04-10-2012, 12:02 PM   #6
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cheers.
i did think about powder coat but i am not sure if these wheels ar what i want so i am just going to give them a coat of paint and run them for a while and see what there like .
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