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Old 06-06-2010, 05:14 AM   #1
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Need some advice on rim color

i have an '01 w/ 34k miles on it.....Porsche moduala chrome 19" rims. I sent hem out to be stripped, straightened where necessary (they had some minor dents) and now have a choice of what color they will be when they are finished. The car is black and I was thinking about going with black rims.........any suggestions?
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Old 06-06-2010, 05:22 AM   #2
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Gun metal gray would look good
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Old 06-06-2010, 05:36 AM   #3
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gunmetal would be nice, another thought, clear coated silver metalflake.
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Old 06-07-2010, 09:15 AM   #4
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This link shows the color I am looking for. Anyone know how I could get the paint code or something similar? I know Porsche offers a gunmetal rim but can't find the code. The Forgestar (link below) would be the most ideal though

http://www.forgestar.com/blog/?p=275
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I'd go for pearl white. They'd definitely make the car stand out.
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IMO, black wheels are difficult to see unless you are within a few feet of the car.
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Old 06-07-2010, 11:26 AM   #7
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Gunmetal should be an easy color for you to select at any reputable body shop in a variety of shades. As far as white goes, that might look cool but the pad soot would be daunting to keep ahead of.
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Old 06-07-2010, 05:44 PM   #8
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the problem is the gunmetal colors are exterior body colors and are high gloss. I'm looking for satin....anyone know how I can find this?
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