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Post by Silverstar » Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:45 pm

Ole gits rule wrote: 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:
On this point it would probably be best to keep the original wheels in the original colour.
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Post by Ole gits rule » Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:51 pm

Silverstar wrote: Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:45 pm
Ole gits rule wrote: 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:
On this point it would probably be best to keep the original wheels in the original colour.
I am starting to think that way but also fancy a change - just doing my nut in as I have never refurb alloys, normally just sell a car when it gets to that point :rofl:
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Post by Zedebee » Mon Jun 07, 2021 11:28 pm

Be bad, be bold, go for something different.
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Post by Pondrew » Mon Jun 07, 2021 11:41 pm

Ole gits rule wrote: 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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Post by Ole gits rule » Mon Jun 07, 2021 11:43 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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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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Yes but want a 35iS next year or a4 series vert so I can haul the Grand kids about - they love the zed but cant take both at the same time :thumbsup:
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Post by Ole gits rule » Mon Jun 07, 2021 11:45 pm

Zedebee wrote: Mon Jun 07, 2021 11:28 pm Be bad, be bold, go for something different.
Not for me I'm afraid - rather Pond pink :rofl:
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Post by Wyldie85 » Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:05 am

Please do t put gold wheels on a white Z4 with red callipers.
Grey against red is always a winner and you can go a shade or two darker against a white car without loosing the definition of the wheel.

I’d go gunmetal. There’s also ferric grey which was used on BMW wheels before. Had them on our 3 series and they were good.
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Post by Ole gits rule » Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:20 am

Wyldie85 wrote: Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:05 am Please do t put gold wheels on a white Z4 with red callipers.
Grey against red is always a winner and you can go a shade or two darker against a white car without loosing the definition of the wheel.

I’d go gunmetal. There’s also ferric grey which was used on BMW wheels before. Had them on our 3 series and they were good.
Gold is probably the worst possible colour for me - terrible option.

Ferric / gunmetal or OEM are my choices, got till 10ish to decide :?
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Post by Ole gits rule » Tue Jun 08, 2021 8:02 am

sticky wrote: Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:53 am Black with Bronze metalflake overlaid
To radical for me, don't think it will suit the car :thumbsup:
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Post by Pondrew » Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:17 am

Ole gits rule wrote: Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:20 am Ferric / gunmetal or OEM are my choices, got till 10ish to decide :?
Ferric do look good just don't think they will suit the 326. You will go for silver, you know you will :P
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Post by Ole gits rule » Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:21 am

Pondrew wrote: Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:17 am
Ole gits rule wrote: Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:20 am Ferric / gunmetal or OEM are my choices, got till 10ish to decide :?
Ferric do look good just don't think they will suit the 326. You will go for silver, you know you will :P
You are probably right - I don't mind a light grey but anthracite is too dark and every pic I see of gunmetal looks different so not certain as I do not want them too dark.

Silver does suit the car and looked the mutts when I clean the car.
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Post by Pondrew » Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:23 am

Actually, they don't look too bad grey.
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Post by Ole gits rule » Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:28 am

Pondrew wrote: Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:23 am Actually, they don't look too bad grey.

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Thats the ones I was looking at on eBay to try and get a representative image - choices choices, was just typing out a message to the garage to stick with silver, now you got me thinking again :rofl:

I think the ones on that silver zed are 326's as well - still like silver chrome but wants a lightish version :thumbsup:
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Post by Ole gits rule » Tue Jun 08, 2021 11:59 am

Going for blue callipers and struts at the front - thinking that OEM colour will work best, final comments welcome as I have till 16.00 to decide.

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