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      11-09-2009, 04:20 PM   #1
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Need help on wheel finish!!!

How r u guys........ So Im picking up a new set of wheels..... I cant decide which finish to go with tho for the lips. Ive decided to go with a brushed gunmetal finish for the centers, but not sure what to do with the lips.

This is the finish im going with for the center.


Cant make up my mind on the lips tho. Should i leave them chrome? Or mayb do a brushed aluminum? Mayb balck? Dont really think I should leave them chrome. A brushed on the lips is what im thinking about. Need to make up my mind asap. So please help me out.
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      11-09-2009, 04:32 PM   #2
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The brushed could work nicely since it wont take away attention from the center like the chrome will.
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      11-10-2009, 02:56 PM   #3
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what you gana do with your LM's?
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Black would look tough!
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How much are the wheels? What sizes are you getting? Weights?
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      11-10-2009, 05:10 PM   #6
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Polished/Chrome lips is pretty common now, but still looks great. I'm personally not a big fan of black lips, although it does look good on some cars. I've never seen brushed, but it could look cool. I saw one guy that refinished the stock m3 emblems on the fender and the front kidneys in a brushed finish - looked great.
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      11-10-2009, 09:35 PM   #7
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how about gunmetal brush centers and Matte Black Mini texture lips
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what you gana do with your LM's?
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wat size u getting the new wheels?

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go chrome
dont do black lips
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      11-11-2009, 02:02 PM   #10
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dont do black lips
arn't your lips black now?
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arn't your lips black now?

I dont think it would suit those rims!
black only works on certain rims
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Whats up guys.... First of all the Lm's are not going anywhere. I got rid of my stock wheels. I kept the lm's and now purchased a set of adv1.7. I know u guys have seen pics of how the wheels look with the lip and all. But I believe they have a brand new design for the rear. U can chose to have either a lip and less concavity or no lip and some serious concaveness. From what I understood, these will b the most concaved wheels out there. The spokes will go all the way out to the edge of the lip therefore lip will b minimal, but front and rear. With that said, I chose to go with a chrome lip and brushed gunmetal center. Like i said tho, very minimal lip. If u guys saw pics of the matte black 430 scuderia, thats basically how my wheels will look. They kinda look liike one piece wheels, but are 3pc. However, that rear on the 430 is very conservative. ADV has a brand new machining design which allows them to go even more concaved then all their recent wheels. From what I understand, about 5-5.5" of concavity. Stay tuned for more info. My front wheels will have mnimal concavity. I wanted the 2 extremes
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Whats up guys.... First of all the Lm's are not going anywhere. I got rid of my stock wheels. I kept the lm's and now purchased a set of adv1.7. I know u guys have seen pics of how the wheels look with the lip and all. But I believe they have a brand new design for the rear. U can chose to have either a lip and less concavity or no lip and some serious concaveness. From what I understood, these will b the most concaved wheels out there. The spokes will go all the way out to the edge of the lip therefore lip will b minimal, but front and rear. With that said, I chose to go with a chrome lip and brushed gunmetal center. Like i said tho, very minimal lip. If u guys saw pics of the matte black 430 scuderia, thats basically how my wheels will look. They kinda look liike one piece wheels, but are 3pc. However, that rear on the 430 is very conservative. ADV has a brand new machining design which allows them to go even more concaved then all their recent wheels. From what I understand, about 5-5.5" of concavity. Stay tuned for more info. My front wheels will have mnimal concavity. I wanted the 2 extremes

Miguel told me about this new super deep concave, I am curious to see them.
When will you be getting your wheels?
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      11-12-2009, 08:36 PM   #15
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It's a brand new cut, had I stuck with adv's original cuts I would have had them in about 3 weeks. They told me might take a bit linger cause it's brand new, and to b safe they said about 4-6 weeks. Sounds like normal timing, but I think they cut their tines down. And that's to b safe. By mid dec I shoukd have them
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sounds delicious lol
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It's a brand new cut, had I stuck with adv's original cuts I would have had them in about 3 weeks. They told me might take a bit linger cause it's brand new, and to b safe they said about 4-6 weeks. Sounds like normal timing, but I think they cut their tines down. And that's to b safe. By mid dec I shoukd have them
which model you going with? (if you dont mind my asking..)
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      11-12-2009, 11:55 PM   #18
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I went with the ADV 7
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I went with the ADV 7
nice choice,

Im considering ADV 5.2 or ADV 10
(both in 3 piece)
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      11-13-2009, 02:56 AM   #20
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Go with the 10's. They r great....
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game over...i think you just picked my next set!
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