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Old 05-30-2012, 04:49 PM   #21
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I agree with everyone else! Wheels yes, mirrors definitely not. Also, don't copy anything that you've seen at Bimmerfest. I went to Bimmerfest and I saw soooooooooo many cars that all look exactly the same. So many of them had the damn BBS LM's or a replica(like Varrstoen etc.) that I got sick of the wheel. All the cars look exactly the same. I no longer want the LM's. I'll stick to my V710's. Also, I do have to say do what makes you happy, even if it's white wheels
Thats how I kind of felt...it felt like I just kept seeing the same car over and over...
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Every time I see your car I have to talk myself out of spraying my RKs white faces, black inner barrels!

Yours looks SOOOO DAMN GOOOOD!!! Did you paint or powedercoat?

I vote Silver mirror covers, keep her clean!
Do it! It would def be easier to clean with black barrels too And they are powdercoated.

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Kinda like the white mirrors. Just sucks they're ugly stock ones. Kinda makes it look like it needs more white tho. More the. Just the wheels. I dunno.
But I like how it looks tho.
Yeah if they were M3 mirrors I would prob keep them white
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Not to hate, but I don't like either of those on a silver car. On a different color, I could see it maybe working, but white/silver just isn't working for me. My $0.02.
I love it some days and hate it others, I want to get them redone bright silver or a gunmetal metallic but dont have another set of wheels to roll on while they get done, and its my dd
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I love the rims keep the mirrors black or silver. Another suggestion, I think your car would look a lot better with clears. It would bring out the white in the rims.
I've thought about that was well. They're so cheap now I'll have to pick up a set and see how it looks.
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Oh and where did you get the white plastidip? I was wanting to play around with it on my car.
Local hardware store, you can get it online tho.
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Old 05-30-2012, 04:52 PM   #22
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Just peeled it off, silver does look better then black or white...
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Old 05-30-2012, 05:35 PM   #23
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What do u guys think? I had always thought about doing it, and after seeing a few cars at Bimmerfest with it I thought I'd give it a try...I'm not sure if I'm liking it, maybe if they were M3 mirrors? Its only plastidip so I can peel it off.

On a side note, what wheel studs are you using? length?
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Old 05-30-2012, 06:02 PM   #24
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On a side note, what wheel studs are you using? length?
Vorshlaq 90mm
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Old 05-30-2012, 06:17 PM   #25
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Old 05-30-2012, 07:11 PM   #26
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no, mirrors should never be painted any color other than the car color. The base can be matched/color or black
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Old 05-30-2012, 08:08 PM   #27
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For some random reason they remind me of the Mickey Mouse gloves that little kids wear running around Disneyland.
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Old 05-30-2012, 08:15 PM   #28
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if it was a different color car, say red or blue, it might work. but since you car is silver, no. Id change the wheels to silver or gunmetal and peel the dip off the mirrors.
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Old 05-30-2012, 08:21 PM   #29
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Let me correct what everyone else is attempting to say:

Wheels = Yes
M3 Mirrors = YES PLEASE

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Old 05-30-2012, 08:21 PM   #30
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Am I one of the few that doesn't like the white wheels?
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:02 PM   #31
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I was gonna do the same thing but after seeing it actually done I'm glad I didn't. Thank you.
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:10 PM   #32
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the wheels look dope.
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Old 05-31-2012, 01:52 AM   #34
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would look great on a darker colored car. but silver, not really. better off leaving them silver.
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Old 05-31-2012, 05:55 AM   #35
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I like the white mirrors over the black mirrors but I think silver would be the best for sure
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Old 06-01-2012, 06:55 PM   #36
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Looks great to me!
Thanks man!
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no, mirrors should never be painted any color other than the car color. The base can be matched/color or black
Yeah, peeled it off, gonna keep them silver.
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For some random reason they remind me of the Mickey Mouse gloves that little kids wear running around Disneyland.
Hahaha, I was just there bimmerfest weekend, now that I look at it more it kind of does...
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I was gonna do the same thing but after seeing it actually done I'm glad I didn't. Thank you.
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the wheels look dope.
Thanks man!
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Old 06-01-2012, 06:57 PM   #37
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Anyone wanna photoshop my wheels hyper/bright silver?? I wanna go for a cleaner look...thanks in advance.
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Old 06-01-2012, 06:59 PM   #38
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Anyone wanna photoshop my wheels hyper/bright silver?? I wanna go for a cleaner look...thanks in advance.
You're on the right track now! Just get them done, you don't need photoshops. No wheels look bad in standard silver finish, unless they're ugly to start with, and your wheels aren't ugly.
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Old 06-01-2012, 10:56 PM   #39
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I got it, keep the wheels, CF roof with m3 mirrors in CF /thread
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keep the wheels. redo the roof in black gloss and then do the mirrors in black, or back to stock silver.
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