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      09-22-2008, 08:35 PM   #1
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need help deciding

I'm in the market for a set of 19's or 20's. I've decided on either the 360 Forged Mesh 8 or the Spec 5ive.

I've got a Space Gray E92 with a FR interior. What color wheels would go best?

-Matte Black Center with Chrome Lip
-Matte Black Center with Gloss Black Lip
-Polished Center with Chrome Lip

I've got matte kidney's and side markers. 20% tint all around. Painted reflectors on the way. Also plan on adding front lip and diffuser. Possibly painted, not sure yet.
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      09-22-2008, 08:41 PM   #2
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I have the same problem, I am going with Mesh 8, 20" Matt Blk centre and cannot make a decission on chrome or blk lip either.

But I can say is go with Mesh 8, its more in line with BMW wheel look for the M3 but cannot help with lip though.
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Here is one with Brushed face and Chrome Lip



Matte black face with Chrome lip


Matte black face with Brushed lip


couldn't find a matte black on Gloss black....
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Heres a photoshop of mine,

Mesh 8 matte black centre & black lip.
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Heres Mesh 8 black matte centre with chrome lip.
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julius, thanks for the pictures!

watrob- you decide on what combo for your vert?
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julius, thanks for the pictures!

watrob- you decide on what combo for your vert?
If you have a side view of the car I can get a photoshop of the wheels for you and see which one you like best

I believe watrob is going with matte/gloss black
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I would go with the black center/chrome lip, you really cannot go wrong with that combo. However, if you are going to black out the rest of the car, do the all black look.

Let me know if you need any help with pricing, we are Authorized 360Forged Dealers
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If you have a side view of the car I can get a photoshop of the wheels for you and see which one you like best

I believe watrob is going with matte/gloss black

Hi Addy85,

Hey can you photoshop matte/satin black centre with black gloss lip on this photo, I know it will hard due to the angle.
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Hi Addy85,

Hey can you photoshop matte/satin black centre with black gloss lip on this photo, I know it will hard due to the angle.
thats a tough one watrob, maybe I can get miguel to do it on the side view shot
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