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      07-06-2009, 11:48 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by Lemans_Blue_M View Post
Sorry to have to tell you this...but you won't be able to find any 'touch up paint' to color match the Dark Graphite finish on the OEM 18's...

That's because it doesn't exist...

The Dark Graphite color on those wheels is a rather complex (multi-stage, multi-color) finish, and it's virtually impossible to duplicate outside of the factory. Knowing the intricate details of how this is done, I would advise you to just buy the closest touch paint color you can find at a nearby autoparts store.

The factory process used, is very similar to what BBS does to produce their highly sought after Diamond Black wheel finish. You can't buy 'touch-up' paint for that color either...

Just touch the stone chip up the best you can. That's the best you will be able to do.
Not surprising, since the 18's are made by BBS for BMW