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Post by Ole gits rule » Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:12 pm

Silverstar wrote: Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:07 pm The gunmetal to me looks like grey, out of that choice I would go with anthracite. Although gold wheels go well with white cars, I had a white Subaru WRX with gold wheels once, it looked great. Saying all that I agree with Pondrew colour also depends on the wheel and I am not sure how those colours will translate to the 326. If you are really brave how about candy red? although you will loose the red callipers with that.
I am wary that anthracite will be to dark and I will lose the form of the wheel.

I am brave but not certain I would go with candy red on a zed - if it was a jap drift car then yep absolutely.

This is what is on our 1 series - thought it was gunmetal but looks grey and that is Alpine white
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Post by Ole gits rule » Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:13 pm

Nanu wrote: Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:05 pm Would be easier if we could see them on the actual car if someone is good at photoshopping?

If not, the first image.
Be good but me is crap at that :rofl:
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Post by Ole gits rule » Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:18 pm

inkey$ wrote: Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:01 pm Gunmetal or Anthracite.
Have you also looked at Quartz Silver?
quartz looks good - too much choice
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Post by Ole gits rule » Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:23 pm

ferric grey on a white BM with red calliper
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Post by Ole gits rule » Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:36 pm

Shadow chrome
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Post by Ole gits rule » Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:10 pm

Think this is shadow chrome as well -
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Post by Ole gits rule » Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:14 pm

Gunmetal chrome
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Post by Argyll Andy » Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:18 pm

True Blues VO had ferric wheels on it, they were lovely and would’ve been my choice if I’d refurbished my 326’s
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Post by sars » Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:28 pm

Anthracite, Gunmetal or shadow chrome :thumbsup: Have to say the change in colour to Anthracite has made mine look more aggressive and my last car had Ferric which looked great with the blue
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Post by Pondrew » Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:53 pm

Ole gits rule wrote: Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:36 pm Shadow chrome
They look nice but are they 326s? They look like they have diamond cut (polished) front spokes which would not really be viable on 326s IMO.
Still think pink! :thumbsup:
Also for your £60 a corner, I would be surprised if they will shadow them cos they need two sprays of different colours for the effect. Just a thought :)
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Post by Ole gits rule » Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:01 pm

Argyll Andy wrote: Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:18 pm True Blues VO had ferric wheels on it, they were lovely and would’ve been my choice if I’d refurbished my 326’s
ill do a search now for that one :thumbsup: - looks good
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Post by Ole gits rule » Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:01 pm

sars wrote: Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:28 pm Anthracite, Gunmetal or shadow chrome :thumbsup: Have to say the change in colour to Anthracite has made mine look more aggressive and my last car had Ferric which looked great with the blue
Hi Sars,

Any images of the merc with anthracite?
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Post by Ole gits rule » Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:04 pm

Pondrew wrote: Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:53 pm
Ole gits rule wrote: Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:36 pm Shadow chrome
They look nice but are they 326s? They look like they have diamond cut (polished) front spokes which would not really be viable on 326s IMO.
Still think pink! :thumbsup:
Also for your £60 a corner, I would be surprised if they will shadow them cos they need two sprays of different colours for the effect. Just a thought :)
If not they are very similar to 326's and don't want polished finish if I can get away it.

Pink would be good on a drift car - not certain on the zed.

£60 and they have said they will so it for the same price :thumbsup:
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Post by Pondrew » Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:31 pm

437s (M4) look similar from a distance but are not 326s. Put a pig in a frock, it's still a pig! I also have 326s BTW! :D
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Post by Ole gits rule » Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:37 pm

Pondrew wrote: Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:31 pm 437s (M4) look similar from a distance but are not 326s. Put a pig in a frock, it's still a pig! I also have 326s BTW! :D
Yep I agree - not certain what to do, I like ferric or shadow chrome but also like the OEM colour, bloody hard to decide as when I sell it will a change in wheel colour make it less likely to sell :headbang:
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