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View Poll Results: VMR VB3: silver vs. matte black?
super silver 9 50.00%
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Old 03-29-2011, 05:39 PM   #1
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Poll: Super Silver vs. Matte Black

Alright everybody, I'm getting new wheels this week and now that it's come time to order, I'm in a big dilema. I'm getting VMR VB3s in 18s but I don't know whether to go with silver or matte black. I have a steel gray 325Ci with smoked tails and matte black kidney grills. What do you guys think? Any and all c&c welcomed. Here are a few pictures of fellow members with steel gray and the 2 different colors.
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Old 03-29-2011, 05:46 PM   #2
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silver for clean look and black for a very aggressive look. it really depends on what you are going for but i would say silver unless modded a good amount
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Old 03-29-2011, 05:57 PM   #3
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Matte black if you've got your windows tinted, and black trim IMO. If you're planning on more, matte black is much more aggressive and for me, looks much better when done right. Also stands out more.
The silver will always look good, regardless.
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Old 03-29-2011, 06:11 PM   #4
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Matte black if you've got your windows tinted, and black trim IMO. If you're planning on more, matte black is much more aggressive and for me, looks much better when done right. Also stands out more.
The silver will always look good, regardless.
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silver for clean look and black for a very aggressive look. it really depends on what you are going for but i would say silver unless modded a good amount
Thanks guys

Windows are tinted a little bit but stupid missouri law only allows 35% tint and well I can't afford any more tickets. I'm not planning on doing the black vinyl window trim because I personally like the silver trim. I wanted the more aggressive look but I'm looking into an M3 possibly this summer and I'm not looking at dumping a lot of money into the 325 to achieve that real aggressive look.
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Old 03-29-2011, 06:44 PM   #5
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Old 03-29-2011, 06:46 PM   #6
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i would say silver then. or possibly a gunmetal? thats what i am looking into myself
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i would say silver then. or possibly a gunmetal? thats what i am looking into myself
I actually did think about gunmetal but I'm afraid of it looking too washed out on the steel gray car color
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Old 03-29-2011, 07:13 PM   #8
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^agreed^ i wasnt paying attention to car color when i posted that. you definitely want some contrast in there. What do you think about gunmetal on topaz blue? I have m tech 2 kit, smoked corners, sidemarkers, and tails, and 35 % tint. was looking at H&R sport springs and gunmetal v710s. sorry to threadjack
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Old 03-29-2011, 07:29 PM   #9
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^agreed^ i wasnt paying attention to car color when i posted that. you definitely want some contrast in there. What do you think about gunmetal on topaz blue? I have m tech 2 kit, smoked corners, sidemarkers, and tails, and 35 % tint. was looking at H&R sport springs and gunmetal v710s. sorry to threadjack
No worries man. I think it would look pretty sick IMO
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