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Old 03-02-2013, 03:28 AM   #1
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getting my wheels refinished, looking for pics

i'm tossing around a few colors in my head for new powder coat. my car is orient blue, and i'm considering bronze, black, red and something like sunken treasure.

i'm looking for pics of orient blues with red or sunken treasure wheels. or bronze burst. i've seen bronze on orient blue, but not vmr's bronze burst

i've searched around, can't seem to find what i'm looking for
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I think hyperblack looks pretty good

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Old 03-02-2013, 08:20 PM   #3
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that's not bad. but i'm looking for the colors i posted. my wheels are already black. thinking of trying something new
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Old 03-02-2013, 10:04 PM   #4
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I have an Orient too (see below).I have chrome door trim, chrome grilles, and clear corner lenses.. so I'm going with 18" white te37's.
Personally, I think it'll look amazing. Especially after a CSL bumper, trunk, and ST coils.

Any pics of your car would be helpful!

Also (again, personally), I don't think bronze, red, or black will look as good as silver.

I'd go with white or silver.

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Old 03-02-2013, 10:15 PM   #5
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mine is identical to yours with the exception of the clear corners. i'm planning to black out the chrome trim and the silver part of the front bumper.

white isn't me, and i don't think silver will be a good color on my wheels.

they are a similar style to these. this is a bronze and i think it looks bad ass.
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Old 03-02-2013, 10:29 PM   #6
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What wheels do you have..?
Eh, bronze isn't me.. if you're going dark, my vote goes for hyper-black.
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Old 03-02-2013, 10:52 PM   #7
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Bronze would look awesome.





Something like that would look cool too. Have you considered textured finishes? Or were you set on a gloss finish?
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Old 03-04-2013, 01:46 PM   #9
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I like that. What is that color called?

Im open to a lot of options. Id prefer a matte finish, I think
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Something like that would look cool too. Have you considered textured finishes? Or were you set on a gloss finish?
+1 THIS, all day long! so sick!!!
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If you wanted to stand out red wouldn't be bad but you would have to have the right color red. Maybe a darker red.
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:32 AM   #12
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i'm terrible at the photoshops, but here's a couple i did. not sure i like them.

edit, also bronze and orange
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i'm terrible at the photoshops, but here's a couple i did. not sure i like them.

edit, also bronze and orange
I see what you did there.

I want bronze on my ferg soo bad. Maybe a bit lighter tone to suit my tastes.
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i figured copper was a long shot, but it's my new favorite.
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I like that. What is that color called?

Im open to a lot of options. Id prefer a matte finish, I think
That's our Textured Matte Bronze custom powder coat finish. It's pretty sweet!
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:43 PM   #17
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that is a sweet color. i'm pretty sure i'm sold on copper, though.

here's the last one i'm doing. my wheels in copper on an orient blue
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I had my wheels refinished and they look great! Anodized Silver!
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The last pic didn't look right...kinda blurry
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:21 PM   #20
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that looksgood. however, my mind is made up. matte copper
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