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Old 04-18-2010, 01:30 PM   #1
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steel blue needs wheels

ok so i need some new wheels and im leaning towards 18 CSL's in gunmetal, what do u think?

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Old 04-18-2010, 04:43 PM   #2
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Old 04-18-2010, 06:54 PM   #3
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I think gunmetal along with that colour combo will make it looks sleek. If you want them to stand out more go with silver or a black. (Tough to tell with the lighting in your pics, might want to get some clearer ones!)
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Old 04-18-2010, 08:35 PM   #4
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I have a steel blue and i think silver looks better.
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Old 04-19-2010, 12:20 AM   #5
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I have a steel blue and i think silver looks better.
do u have clear corners or smoked?
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Old 04-19-2010, 11:25 AM   #6
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I personally like Silver wheels on a Steel Blue car. Its sporty yet not too aggressive like Gunmetal.

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do u have clear corners or smoked?
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Old 04-19-2010, 06:33 PM   #9
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steel blue is a love hate relationship!
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Old 04-19-2010, 06:59 PM   #10
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I call my Steel Blue, Blue steel, and or Zoolander. I just run my staggered style 68s.
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Id say look into the Hyper Black.. My stock wheels look great silver when freshly cleaned, but look eh after 2 days of driving.. I am looking at the 18" csl reps, in hyper black myself, I have an 325i vert in steel blue
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I agree. I have steel blue with silver CHs. Always get compliments.
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Steel blue with silver = my steel blue was on silver asa with a polished lip and people loved it
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Tough call. View different finishes on the car and see what you think :

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Id say look into the Hyper Black.. My stock wheels look great silver when freshly cleaned, but look eh after 2 days of driving.. I am looking at the 18" csl reps, in hyper black myself, I have an 325i vert in steel blue
after looking at samples on tire rack i think gunmetal might be to much. hyper black looks to be right in the middle. but not 2 sure yet...
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Old 04-20-2010, 08:37 PM   #16
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Gunmetal almost clashes with steel blue (my car color too). The black looks good, has good contrast, but kind of dummy-downs the bmw look imo, with the combo. The hypersilver looks like the way I am going. I am ordering a set FRI!
Personal choice is always the way to go. Do what YOU like.

Not my car, but this pic below is what finalized my choice: http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a2...0/3er/feb5.jpg

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Old 04-24-2010, 09:51 PM   #17
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im going hyper black! i will order monday!

who should i buy from...?

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glad your going hyper black, I just bought a set, I will post some pics when I get them on.
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sweet, mine will be in 5/13 cant wait!
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