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      05-05-2018, 05:33 PM   #1
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Refinishing R43's, color change?

Soooo....I'm one of those people who like black cars, and black M3's in particular. For about 4-5 years I've been running HRE R43's in the classic "textured matte black" color on my jet black e92M3...and like many people after a while...I'm getting a little tired of the black on black look. I love the R43's but I'm thinking about getting them refinished in a completely different color. A Google image search doesn't bring up much beyond black. I'm thinking of getting them refinished by HRE in "brushed dark clear". Any other colors I should consider for this particular wheel on a jet black car?

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Gunmetal.
Thanks. The "brushed dark clear" is actually fairly close to gunmetal in color. I've never seen an R43 in that color but I think it would look really good on a jet black car.
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brushed bronze.
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brushed bronze.
Thanks. Brushed bronze or brushed dark gold has crossed my mind. They would probably look awesome. I found these images but of course none showing the full car or on jet black...



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White? I think it will look good and unique on a jet black car
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Natural brushed aluminum, I think it look great with a black car.
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White? I think it will look good and unique on a jet black car
That's not a bad idea. I thought about some white TE37's a while back. I'll look to see if I can find a pic of a white R43.
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Natural brushed aluminum, I think it look great with a black car.
Like this?.... It is pretty sexy. This might be the winner.

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rdoctor, that's the ticket!
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Machined aluminum, as posted above, would be by #1 choice. Gunmetal a close #2.
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Agree.

I like gunmetal on Jerez because it sortof complements the color shifting of the paint. Jet needs some blang
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brushed dark clear gets my vote
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I'd vote for Matte Graphite or Brushed Dark Clear.

I have R43s in Matte Graphite and Matte Black.
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