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      11-23-2008, 11:19 AM   #1
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Opinion of 18" OEM in Hyper Black?

I'm looking for some winter wheels in 18" and came across some in hyper black. What is your opinion of these on a jerez black sedan?
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      11-23-2008, 11:20 AM   #2
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They're for winter use btw, so I would keep the 19's as well.
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      11-23-2008, 01:06 PM   #3
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beautiful. make sure you buy them so when I randomly see you driving in the winter I can say "Holy shit, that' tits!"
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here's pretty much this setup on my jerez e93...unfortunately not great pics and the car isnt too clean...

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=184709
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Tx for the opinions guys... these are about the only option I could come up with. The other is CSL reps but its too hard to find them in the offest I need so I guess these will have to do...
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beautiful. make sure you buy them so when I randomly see you driving in the winter I can say "Holy shit, that' tits!"
I'm in B Hills as well, maple + gilbert right across from Erhard. My wife thinks its more than just coincidence we can walk to the BMW dealer...
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you have to paint that chrome trim, it just doesn't fit
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very nice!
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I'm in B Hills as well, maple + gilbert right across from Erhard. My wife thinks its more than just coincidence we can walk to the BMW dealer...
OK yeah Im from the Long Lake near middlebelt area. (wabeek ridge)
Personally I like Farmington Hills Erhard much better though.
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you have to paint that chrome trim, it just doesn't fit
what chrome?
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I'm looking for some winter wheels in 18" and came across some in hyper black. What is your opinion of these on a jerez black sedan?
Ok Mojo, I'm not familiar with the color "hyper black" so don't laugh at me but, why do the wheels in the picture look so shiny and so - well - not black?

Why not some 18" M3 OEMs in the standard gun metal color? I've seen them on a black M3 and they look absolutely menacing.
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how much are they?
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how much are they?
I paid $2000cdn + tax for those wheels and dunlop 3D winters, mounted and balanced.

I think the OEM bmw 18s would cost nearly that much for just rims!
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Those are based on the European 18s, btw. I think the US ones look much better. I would go with regular silver OEM US 18s.
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Ok Mojo, I'm not familiar with the color "hyper black" so don't laugh at me but, why do the wheels in the picture look so shiny and so - well - not black?

Why not some 18" M3 OEMs in the standard gun metal color? I've seen them on a black M3 and they look absolutely menacing.
Hyper black is a polished black.


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Those are based on the European 18s, btw. I think the US ones look much better. I would go with regular silver OEM US 18s.
Silver? The OEM US 18's are a dark grey/gunmetal.
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never been a fan of hyper black, but i think that they'll be cool for winter. post some pics if you follow through.
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Why not some 18" M3 OEMs in the standard gun metal color? I've seen them on a black M3 and they look absolutely menacing.
That would be my first choice but these are less than half the price of the OEM wheels.
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how much are they?
$550 for all 4
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never been a fan of hyper black, but i think that they'll be cool for winter. post some pics if you follow through.
Yeah, they're ok. But for the price and winter use its something different than the silver 19's. My first choice would be the OEM 18's finish however not an option in my budget.
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