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Old 24-11-2016, 04:38 PM   #1
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Wheels black or silver?

I have recently purchased an E350 cab in white with 19" wheels. The previous owner appears to have a coming together with some pot holes so I have inherited two slightly buckled wheels. All repairable I'm pleased to say. But I have been asked what colour I would like my wheels after the repair as I decided to have all four smartened up. I hadn't really thought abut a colour change before. I have seen a few white cars with black wheels so I thought I get a few opinions. I don't want to limit my market when it comes to selling the car on. So all opinions appreciated.
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Old 24-11-2016, 05:07 PM   #2
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Black for chavs
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Old 24-11-2016, 05:09 PM   #3
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These were black, totally ruined the car, so I did them in shadow candy silver and they look very nice. Not boring silver but also not grey or anthracite as again that's not right for this car/ wheel.
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Old 24-11-2016, 06:38 PM   #6
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Old 24-11-2016, 06:48 PM   #7
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Old 24-11-2016, 07:33 PM   #8
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Keep it original - silver hands down, I for one am always put off cars with after market mods albeit a simple colour change on wheels.
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Old 25-11-2016, 11:44 AM   #10
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50-50 split then really lads. I'm still on the fence. I do agree there is something to be said for not messing with something that looks good on the first place. Equally the black against white is very popular at the moment. Her indoors says silver as we had a silver anniversary golf a few years ago with black wheels and tints and the reason we sold it is because she said she felt like a boy racer. I did point out to her at the time that the car was bought to sell on and had she not driven it I would have. She still hung on to it for four years. Bless her.
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Old 25-11-2016, 11:46 AM   #11
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It may be a 50/50 split, but what HB said still applies.
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Old 25-11-2016, 05:43 PM   #12
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What about gun metal colour. Looks great imho

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When I applied the primer to my '744 silver' car's wheels, I liked it so much that I finished them in...

Gloss grey!
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I assume they're 19" AMGs , why have classy wheels and paint them black so they look like plain shapeless discs ???????
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White car, black wheels shouts "look at me, I'm a k*ob with a Merc"!
That's what it says to me anyway, no matter what the owners think.

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