What colour alloys for Space Grey E89?

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What colour alloys for Space Grey E89?

Post by sunnydays » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:37 am

Hey all,

Currently in the process of trying to figure out whether to sell my 326M alloys and go aftermarket, or have them repainted.
I am a big fan of matt gunmetal grey alloys, but I am not sure how this would look against a space grey car.

Anyone got any pics of various colours against space grey?

Thanks!
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What colour alloys for Space Grey E89?

Post by mr wilks » Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:21 am

All grey wheels against a grey car not for me :( 326s are a great wheel for the 89 but just a little plain & safe :o when looking for shoes for my own space grey E89 i had a choice of 3 , i'm sure any of them would look great , i went with 789M style ones ,

the other 2 options being 795M style

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or 669M style which aren't that different to 789s

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Post by greg81 » Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:54 am

I went gunmetal/machined...
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What colour alloys for Space Grey E89?

Post by sunnydays » Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:25 pm

mr wilks wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:21 am
All grey wheels against a grey car not for me :( 326s are a great wheel for the 89 but just a little plain & safe :o when looking for shoes for my own space grey E89 i had a choice of 3 , i'm sure any of them would look great , i went with 789M style ones ,

the other 2 options being 795M style

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or 669M style which aren't that different to 789s

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Thanks Mr Wilks, both the 789M and 669M look like great alloys. How do you think the 763M alloys would look on the Z4, have you seen / done anything similar? Pic below:
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greg81 wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:54 am
I went gunmetal/machined...
Thanks for the inspo :D
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Post by del_tl1000r » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:23 pm

Here are mine. Gunmetal and polished :thumbsup:
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What colour alloys for Space Grey E89?

Post by buzyg » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:30 pm

Lighter silver the better. :thumbsup: Never black. :thumbsdown:
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Post by Pastry » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:31 pm

I had shadow chrome 326’s on mine
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Post by greg81 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:48 pm

Pastry wrote:
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I had shadow chrome 326’s on mine
this is now my car that I posted a pic of a few posts up :)

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Post by Pastry » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:55 pm

greg81 wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:48 pm
Pastry wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:31 pm
I had shadow chrome 326’s on mine
this is now my car that I posted a pic of a few posts up :)
Ah I didn’t know that. I knew the guy I sold it to (Atomic IIRC) had sold it on but I didn’t know where.
Cracking car :thumbsup:
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2010 Z4 23i Msport Deep sea blue

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What colour alloys for Space Grey E89?

Post by greg81 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:59 pm

Pastry wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:55 pm
greg81 wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:48 pm
Pastry wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:31 pm
I had shadow chrome 326’s on mine
this is now my car that I posted a pic of a few posts up :)
Ah I didn’t know that. I knew the guy I sold it to (Atomic IIRC) had sold it on but I didn’t know where.
Cracking car :thumbsup:
Yeah I picked it up last October. It's been amazing, but will be back on the market shortly so I can scratch a porky itch :D

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What colour alloys for Space Grey E89?

Post by scootr » Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:15 am

This gray is darker than the car but once they get a bit dusty they are a perfect match :wink:
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What colour alloys for Space Grey E89?

Post by Pastry » Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:41 am

greg81 wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:59 pm
Pastry wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:55 pm
greg81 wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:48 pm


this is now my car that I posted a pic of a few posts up :)
Ah I didn’t know that. I knew the guy I sold it to (Atomic IIRC) had sold it on but I didn’t know where.
Cracking car :thumbsup:
Yeah I picked it up last October. It's been amazing, but will be back on the market shortly so I can scratch a porky itch :D
Not you as well, it’s an itch I’m currently ignoring.... just!
2008 Z4MR Midnight Blue Metallic on genuine CSL's
BMW R Nine T
Now gone:
2006 Z4 3.0si sport Ruby Black
2006 Z4 3.0si sport Titanium Silver
2010 Z4 3.0i Msport Space Grey
2010 Z4 23i Msport Deep sea blue

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