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Old 06-05-2009, 12:21 PM   #1
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MV-2 Alloys Paint or Not Paint..??

Hi Guys,

I need your opinions please, i have a 2005 320ci sport coupe, with Mv-2 18" alloys, i have kurbed one of them and need to get it refurbed, Im thinking of painting them in a differnet colour other than the OEM silver,

please let me know what you think the best colours would be out og Gunmetal grey, High Power Silver or keep standard OEM Silver..?

Also Should i powder coat or just wet paint them..?

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Old 06-06-2009, 07:27 PM   #2
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what color is your car?

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Old 06-07-2009, 08:19 AM   #3
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After => OEM Silver painted BMW





Now => OEM Hyper Black painted BMW (Wheels //M5 E39)










Now, I have black carbon Logos on my wheels
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Old 06-08-2009, 03:42 AM   #4
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The car is black,
Im liking the hyper black wheels good contrast with the red, not sure how it would look on black car, i am looking to black out the chrome grill so it may work..?
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Old 06-09-2009, 01:21 PM   #5
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The wheels look real good...!

Did you wet paint them yourself, or wat?
how was the prep, any sanding or primer
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It's my concession BMW which e made him.
He painting the wheel rim in black then with the painting metal
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