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Old 04-07-2009, 06:42 PM   #1
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hi just baught a set of these used 16 alloys paints chiped and padded with some curbage i think im going to have that fixed professionally but im wondering what color im debating between silver, gunmetal, black and charcoal but not limited to just those here are a few pics what are your thoughts gentalmen
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Gun sounds good, I like less flash on the rims
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My vote is gun metal black!!! It will look good with the silver and the black moldings.
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if you'd be willing to take the time, strip and polish them otherwise a nice high sparkle silver.

IMO the gunmetal black would look too stock, but not bad
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well i would agree however they need a bit of tlc a bit of welding and some bondo most likely so yea gunna have to be paint. also in my head gun metal and black are different gunmetal being almsot black but with some silver left in it and black well obvious. were you meaning finish wise? just trying to be sure but im thinking gunmetal would likely be the way to go or black lol i cant decide
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for the record dark tint is coming soon and my grille is blacked out for now which i dont like here is a pic it needs repainted for sure or to just get a new stock one lol ut had a bad crack i was trying to fix it worked but i painted it cheap;y and now have to strip to repaint....
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gun metal to me is more a dark grey like color
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ok brain blast! flat black wheels and grill, tinted tail lights, tinted windows and tinted blinkers.

Would look great and be very cost effective
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those are all planned except the color choice for rims and grill if i do gunmetal or black i could match rims and grill. but im not a flat black fan if i go black im going gloss and clear
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those are all planned except the color choice for rims and grill if i do gunmetal or black i could match rims and grill. but im not a flat black fan if i go black im going gloss and clear

well either way it should look great! dont forget to clear coat gloss the tail after tinting
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