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Old 05-03-2016, 03:13 PM
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Which Finish on my Wheels?

Wheels are ready to ship but I want a darker finish on them. I am leaning towards some sort of gunmetal or charcoal silver. Something in between matte and glossy. The Jeep is white



Forged Charcoal:





Speedway Grey with Casper Clear





Urban stealth:



I also like this "new raw steel" which is a satin finish:



Other color options: Powder Coating Colors

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Re: Which Finish on my Wheels?

Gunmetal for sure.
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Re: Which Finish on my Wheels?

My $0.02, if you have a white SRT, I'd stick to either something pretty close to black to match the front or something pretty close to silver to match the chrome accents. I wouldn't introduce a new color by going with a flat grey.

100% personal preference though. That's just mine.
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Re: Which Finish on my Wheels?

Ya Ive been going back and forth on grey or some sort of black. I thought about coating the grills rings the same grey color but I dont think that would look too good. I think Im going black on those. I will look through the black options and see if anything stands out

I definitely dont want a flat color.

I do like this combo but it would look even better with black wheels



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Which Finish on my Wheels?

Yeah, I think that Jeep looks pretty sick. With no chrome the grey doesn't clash with anything but, for me, I'd probably still go with black. That being said, I'd be happy to walk out to that thing any day. Like the wheels a lot. Really is just a personal preference thing and you should go with whatever makes you happy.

ETA: I've been thinking about that color for my silver Jeep. Think it would look great but not sure how much I like it with the white (but definitely don't hate it).
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Re: Which Finish on my Wheels?

Can't go wrong with any of them but I like that steel.
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Re: Which Finish on my Wheels?

Test fit tonight then off to the powdecoater! I was leaning towards black chrome but the 2 shops I checked with said its a tough finish to accomplish and it never looks as good as it sounds. So ill propbably be doing some sort of black with a satin/gloss finish. Any other color ideas? Im looking at BK08: Cardinal Paint: Products

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Re: Which Finish on my Wheels?

I think black is played out. It's a tired look. The few examples you posted above look really cool. Just my opinion though, I always try to not look like everyone else. Gray with casper clear looks cool though.
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Re: Which Finish on my Wheels?

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I think black is played out. It's a tired look. The few examples you posted above look really cool. Just my opinion though, I always try to not look like everyone else. Gray with casper clear looks cool though.
If you think black is "played out" then what is chrome or silver?
Those colors have been used far much longer on wheels so I guess those are overplayed.

Anyway stick with silver or black. Anything in between just looks like a coating of brake dust.
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Ya Ive been going back and forth on grey or some sort of black. I thought about coating the grills rings the same grey color but I dont think that would look too good. I think Im going black on those. I will look through the black options and see if anything stands out

I definitely dont want a flat color.

I do like this combo but it would look even better with black wheels



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Re: Which Finish on my Wheels?

find a place to do the black chrome


a few years ago this place did some viper reps for my wk and they were spectacular

California Chrome Wheel Inc. - Fusion coating - Proprietary multi-layer powder coating exclusively at CalChrome - Fusion Coat Powder Coat Automotive Wheel and Rim Finishing





full chrome
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Re: Which Finish on my Wheels?

black is and has been played out. black looks sharp on white. go with an off silver/gray.
mof's is pretty sharp as well...
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