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View Poll Results: Which color wheel for an AW E92 M3
Smoked titanium (a.k.a. gunmetal) 28 70.00%
Sparkling silver 12 30.00%
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      03-14-2011, 07:55 PM   #1
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Wheel color choice...

First let me say that I normally think threads that ask someone to assist with a color choice are silly... it is a complete personal preference. So, here is where I'm going to ask everyone's opinion on a color choice

I am trying to choose between a smoked titanium (a.k.a. gunmetal) and silver finish for new wheels. I really could just flip a coin on this as I like both for different reasons. The car is AW.

Which color do you prefer?

SILVER ... technically this is the signature silver finish but you get the drift...


SMOKED TITANIUM

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gunmetal looks awesome in person Heath. out of those two i would chose the gunmetal
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Yeah... I'm leaning towards the gunmetal too... both look great though. What's really unusual is that my wife, who normally just gets annoyed by all of the M3 stuff I do, said she thinks I should go gunmetal because I took all of the chrome off the car (front grilles, side gills, and M3 badge) so she thinks the gunmetal will flow better. I like her logic actually
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well there is your answer Heath haha the wife approves your good to go! what rims are you getting the Morrs? or are you just using those pics as a reference?
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I'm getting the Morr VS8.2. I have as couple of weeks before the guys at Morr's need my final color choice. Gotta say, the more pictures I see of them (like those above) the more I love them. I was set on silver until I saw the Smoked Titanium on the E90 335 above

I like the silver because it is OEM'ish and not something you are likely to get tired of. I like the Smoked Titanium because is a little more aggressive looking and unique. My winter set up (OEM 18s) are gunmetal so it isn't like gunmetal wheels and M3s are strangers.
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well i can say i seen the gunmetal in person and it looks really good, however i saw the matte charcoal and also gloss charcoal in person and those look even better on white IMO
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def the smoked titanium. it looks like more of a hyperblack than a gunmetal though. I'm not a fan of gunmetal (too dull), but hyperblack is one of my favorite wheel finishes.
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Another vote for smoked Ti. A bit more character than a "plain" silver wheel. And also easier to maintain! I would consider signature Ti with the black innards for some extra contrast on the concave spokes.

My winter setup is also gunmetal. Looks fantastic.
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True... well so far there is a large preference to the smoked titanium wheels in the poll. I didn't think it would be that lopsided! I have to say I am leaning more and more that way myself but really like both.
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I'm usually conservative with wheel color, but I have to say the smoke Ti is the perfect compromise on AW: not too common/plain (silver), and not too aggressive (black). Good luck.
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smoked ti is what im leaning towards as well.......although midnight black is tempting.........
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Hope this helps:

Sparkling Silver:


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No... it just makes it even harder to decide
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I still say combo of the two, signature titanium Polished face, titanium pockets
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Gunmetal with Alpine white all day long. It was between that and gloss black for me.
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