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Hyper Silver 7 58.33%
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      02-20-2011, 10:28 PM   #1
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Which color v701?

I have a 2007 Space Gray E92 Coupe. All my trim, including the grills are black. I need help deciding which color VMR V701 to get... Hyper Silver or Gunmetal. Help me decide!

I want to hear your opinions as well as see any pics you guys have. Anyone that can share pics of Gunmetal (any VMR wheel, not just V701) on Space Gray would be greatly appreciated because I can't seem to find many.
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There seem to be a few in here that might help:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=484004

It's a tough choice...the hyper silver looks sharp, but if you have blacked out trim and grills, the darker gunmetal might flow better. I honestly can give you an opinion at the moment, lol.
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      02-21-2011, 06:27 AM   #3
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I don't think gunmetal is the right choice for Space grey because there won't be any contrast. Get the silver instead.
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There seem to be a few in here that might help:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=484004

It's a tough choice...the hyper silver looks sharp, but if you have blacked out trim and grills, the darker gunmetal might flow better. I honestly can give you an opinion at the moment, lol.
Thanks, these help a ton!

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I don't think gunmetal is the right choice for Space grey because there won't be any contrast. Get the silver instead.
I think I agree. I went ahead and ordered Hyper Silver. I think the wheels will be a nice contrast against the rest of the dark car. If I don't like them I can always get them powder coated later I suppose.
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Thanks, these help a ton!



I think I agree. I went ahead and ordered Hyper Silver. I think the wheels will be a nice contrast against the rest of the dark car. If I don't like them I can always get them powder coated later I suppose.

Good choice, I was starting to lean towards Hyper Silver. It will look good.
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Good choice, I was starting to lean towards Hyper Silver. It will look good.
I agree. Great choice. Hyper Silver is always a good choice with any car color.

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I just did the same upgrade. My color choices were satin black or hyper silver. Glad I went with hyper silver, just gives a classic look.
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I just did the same upgrade. My color choices were satin black or hyper silver. Glad I went with hyper silver, just gives a classic look.
Be sure to post some pictures for us!

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I just bought a pre-owned 335i and already found a pic of it in the forums while looking for specs on the rims !!
What size /type BMW Center Caps work w/ the 19" VMR v701 rims?


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      09-18-2012, 12:17 PM   #12
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I just bought a pre-owned 335i and already found a pic of it in the forums while looking for specs on the rims !!
What size /type BMW Center Caps work w/ the 19" VMR v701 rims?
I don't know what size they are, but the stock BMW caps worked perfectly in my v701s.
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