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      06-15-2014, 11:38 AM   #1
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Question gloss or matte on 19' ZCP wheels

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i need your help guys...

I own the M3 e92 (2013) with the 19inch stock ZCP rims and i want to paint them. Now i'm torn between matte or gloss on my Jerez Black m3!?
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      06-15-2014, 12:50 PM   #2
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Gloss, easier to clean. How are you painting them?
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Hello guys,

i need your help guys...

I own the M3 e92 (2013) with the 19inch stock ZCP rims and i want to paint them. Now i'm torn between matte or gloss on my Jerez Black m3!?

Semi Gloss is really popular.
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mine are gloss they look amazing
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      06-16-2014, 09:02 PM   #5
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Mine are a matte anthracite kind of color...it matches the color of the carbon fiber
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      06-16-2014, 10:09 PM   #6
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      06-16-2014, 10:40 PM   #7
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Mine are a matte anthracite kind of color...it matches the color of the carbon fiber
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      06-16-2014, 10:51 PM   #8
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Gloss. Would match your lips
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      06-16-2014, 11:22 PM   #9
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I have the same car and same color, I would love to see what you get done because I'm in the same situation!
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      06-17-2014, 01:31 AM   #10
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IMO matte looks the best on Jerez E9x
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      06-17-2014, 07:36 AM   #11
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gloss, matte always looks dirty...
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gloss, matte always looks dirty...
+1. Not a fan of matte, unless you're trying to match a frozen car.
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      06-17-2014, 08:35 AM   #13
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I'll snap some pics later on
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      06-17-2014, 12:12 PM   #14
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I powder-coat mine gloss to match carbon roof and other carbon accessories but they turn matte quickly by brake dust. That way you get both worlds
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      06-17-2014, 12:33 PM   #15
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I just got my ZCP wheels re-finished in gloss black yesterday and I love it! I was contemplating between matte and gloss for the longest time but I definitely made the right choice!
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Hello guys,

i need your help guys...

I own the M3 e92 (2013) with the 19inch stock ZCP rims and i want to paint them. Now i'm torn between matte or gloss on my Jerez Black m3!?
Gloss is the easiest to clean, but also the easiest to get dirty. When clean, these wheels really pop. However, as your Jerez black M3 is also a gloss like colour, it is up to you whether you want the wheels to blend in or stand out.

Satin is a median between matte and gloss, and compliments most vehicles extremely well, especially the M3. Satin doesn't look as bad as gloss when dirty, but is harder to clean.

Matte is the most contrasting setup to your black paint and will provide a more stand out look. Matte conceals brake dust and grime the best of the three, but is also harder to clean.

In the end, it is really up to you in terms of preference. No one can or should make the decision for you because frankly, if you let someone else make your decisions, you will never be content with the outcome. Worst comes to worst, you can always repaint.
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      06-17-2014, 11:49 PM   #17
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JBZ is hard color to match. I think brushed aluminum looks best.
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      06-18-2014, 08:23 AM   #19
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The GTS, CRT, etc have a semi-matte finish and I think this looks best. Gloss black is very distracting and it ruins the lines of the wheels. Flat black just looks weird -- I associate it with steel wheels.
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JzB with white ZCPs!
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