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    Cool New Wheels. Need some help deciding on a finish!

    I have some wheels here and I'm trying to figure out what finish to go with.

    My choices would be brushed aluminum with polished lips or textured satin black with polished lips. Not sure which one to go with.

    These will be on my E46 M3. I'd like for these wheels to look good on either matte white or carbon black.

    I can never make up my mind on these things. Thanks for hooking me up with some ideas!!

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    Brushed with polished, what color car?

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    I have two cars I might put them on. One is Carbon Black and the other is Matte White.

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    Well on matte white I say brushed and black textured.

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    post pics of the 2 cars, it will help us decide

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    Go matte black on the matte white car
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    Can't beat brushed aluminum on either a black or white car - depending on how long it would take to get them painted and where they were being done - I'd say get the brushed for the white and if you change your mind - paint em black - it's a lot easier to do that then the other way around.

    Brushed aluminum will always be the more "classy" look
    Black will always be the more "aggressive/tuner" look -

    With both the cars/colors you described - both would work really well - it's just a matter of what you want for the overall "look".
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    I need to see pics of the car to decide
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    I need to see pics of the car to decide
    That would most definitely help.

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    Here are some sketchy installed pics. Sorry for the crappy quality. I had an accident with my oil cooler last week. I hit something on the freeway and it fell off. So the car is very dirty and I didn't feel like pushing it outside.

    Wheels are 18x9.5 up front and 18x10.5 in the rear.

    Tires are toyo r888 255/35/18 front 295/30/18 rear

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    Need better quality pics.

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    With a dark blue car I'd go for Gunmetal
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    Keep is classy, go brushed. Nice to have contrast with the carbon black metallic paint.


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    Ok here are some more images of the car and the wheels for you guys. I think I like the brushed finish. I'm going to go ahead and keep them this way until I get bored..

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    The rims look great.

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    Another vote for brushed finish.

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