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      09-22-2008, 08:09 PM   #1
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Wheels ordered But--Chrome or Black Lip--Help

OK, have ordered Forged 360 Mesh 8, 20" wheels matt black finish. But I am not sure whether to get chrome lip or black lip & if black lip then gloss or matte finish on lip?

My M3 is a Melbourne Red, with black kidney grills and dark tint windows, I am worried that the chrome lip may look out of place.

What's your thoughts on this?
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      09-22-2008, 09:49 PM   #2
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Talking Get the black lip guy

If you want just the red and black look to match your M3 then go with the black lip and keep out the chrome.
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black it out!!!
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black is back???? No chrome....
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Matte black center w/ Gloss black lip

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Matte black center w/ brushed lip


I say no on the chrome lip.
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      09-23-2008, 11:29 AM   #6
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I'm a bit biased, but I would definitely go with a black lip. I don't see why brushed or chrome lips are still popular. They don't look good at all to me. It's all opinion though, so just go with what looks best to you.
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Ok, here is a photoshop of what my wheels should look like on my M3 vert.
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Robert,

Go with the chrome lip, I think you need some contrast on that wheel.
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Robert,

Go with the chrome lip, I think you need some contrast on that wheel.
Na, I am going to go with a black gloss lip, the red M3 is very devoid of chrome. With the race exhaust and 295/25/20 wheels and Blacked out kidney grills with 255/30/20 on the front the car look more a brute car than flashy merc amg.

It still has yet to get the DTM spoiler which will make the car look like a racer, this should set the M3 apart from all the other M3's here.
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