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      01-26-2013, 10:23 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by briers View Post
All personal preference, I've never liked black alloys on any car.

Good looking alloys, good looking car and black looses the definition in the design. They just look hollow to me. The darkest I like are gun metal, they can look great on certain colours.

Its personal preference so I would do what you want and what makes you happy.

Wheels give focal points to a car and provide a visual reference for the car's "stance". A lot of other elements of the cars shape are similarly defined by reference to the wheels (overhangs, wheelbase, visual CofG etc). The problem with black wheels on a black car is that these reference points don't stand out enough from the background to generate all of the above naturally.

Still, if you like them, what do I know?