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      08-14-2011, 06:19 PM   #1
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Best wheel color for MR?

Hi guys i'm thinking about getting a new set of wheels for my Melbourne red E92 M3, already had ZCP wheels,so i'm considering P43 or P45S from HRE, but don't know which finish matches melbourne red best? i've only seen gloss black in person , i'm considering satin black, textured black, or satin charcol, what do you guys think? Any suggestions?Thx
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black or tinted charcoal
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i vote satin black. not quite so glossy but wont dull as much as matte does.
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Is tinted charcoal the same as satin charcoal?
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i vote satin black. not quite so glossy but wont dull as much as matte does.
Thanks! , I'm just concerned about how it looks on a specific type of wheel.
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Im selling my 20" satin black p40's if you want a different set of HRE's

as far as satin charcoal and tinted charcoal i am not sure the difference. One might be dark and one might be light. Check the HRE website im sure they will have them both pictured there.
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there you go p40s are the shit
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Im selling my 20" satin black p40's if you want a different set of HRE's

as far as satin charcoal and tinted charcoal i am not sure the difference. One might be dark and one might be light. Check the HRE website im sure they will have them both pictured there.
I already had ZCP wheels and i think they are identical to the P40s, so i'm looking at P43 or P45S.
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there you go p40s are the shit
Which you think would go better with MR? P43 or P45S?
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cool no worries GL on your search im sure you will get something sick!
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cool no worries GL on your search im sure you will get something sick!
Sure, Thanks for the advice
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either will go with that color but i prefer the 43 to the 45 dont like 5 spoke wheels that much but thats an individual choice.
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either will go with that color but i prefer the 43 to the 45 dont like 5 spoke wheels that much but thats an individual choice.
It's a pretty hard choice but anyway, thanks for the advice!
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I will always say go for black. HOWEVER. I do have a friend with a melbourne red M3 with painted WHITE Hre's. Let me tell you it grows on me SO MUCH. especially if your car is lowered.
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i dont know but black is the only way to go...

just one advise never get matte black... i know its not your selection... they look really bad after couple hundreds of miles of driving...

i went with semi gloss... but your selection of color are really good i dont think you can go wrong with any...


HERE IS MINE... ANY DARK WHEELS SHOULD LOOK GOOD... DONT GO LIGHT they are not good in any's eyes.. LOL




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I will always say go for black. HOWEVER. I do have a friend with a melbourne red M3 with painted WHITE Hre's. Let me tell you it grows on me SO MUCH. especially if your car is lowered.
Already ordered satin charcoal HRE P43, i 'll post some pics once the wheels are done!
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i dont know but black is the only way to go...

just one advise never get matte black... i know its not your selection... they look really bad after couple hundreds of miles of driving...

i went with semi gloss... but your selection of color are really good i dont think you can go wrong with any...


HERE IS MINE... ANY DARK WHEELS SHOULD LOOK GOOD... DONT GO LIGHT they are not good in any's eyes.. LOL




Really sick ride! Did you lowered yours? are those 20's? i was thinking go black but i think black rims are too common , i ordered a set of satin charcoal P43
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Already ordered satin charcoal HRE P43, i 'll post some pics once the wheels are done!
yea post pics.. good choice... would you happen to know or have any picture on satin charcoal looks like..

ITS NOT MY WHEELS BUT FOR SOME REASON IM EXCITED..
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Really sick ride! Did you lowered yours? are those 20's? i was thinking go black but i think black rims are too common , i ordered a set of satin charcoal P43
nah they are cheap avant garde wheels. semi gloss... they say matte but there a gloss hint to it compare to my old VMR wheels.

they are 19 and stock suspension... and your right black are too common.. i guess thats why im excited to see your new wheels. LOL
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yea post pics.. good choice... would you happen to know or have any picture on satin charcoal looks like..

ITS NOT MY WHEELS BUT FOR SOME REASON IM EXCITED..
This is how satin charcoal looks like, and the following pic is a gloss charcoal on an IND's project car i believe,they both look sick !
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