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Old 07-11-2010, 07:00 PM   #1
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Question Help me find a good color for stock wheels! (photoshop request)

Hey guys, I've been really wanting to get rid of the last bit of shiny silver/chrome on my car. I'd been thinking of something like a dark bronze or black or...... I dunno. That's what I was hoping to find out

I'd try my hand at this but I really don't have the time now but I also really want to paint them so I'll post up a pic and have you guys go from there. THANKS!

ehh sorry this is the best pic I could find of it by the side before I gave up on looking




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Old 07-11-2010, 07:11 PM   #2
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I'd have my GF do it for you, but she's out of state for a few weeks.
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lol so call her up.

no I'm kidding, no worries. I MAY get a chance tonight. I'm just busy and can't afford several hours trying to be perfect at it with paint.net and doing a ton of different colors.

but yeah hey, I wanted some input though as well...... what colors you guys think might actually look good on this car. I know it's a hard color to put something other than silver on.
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I mean you can never go wrong with black...if you dont mind following the crowd a bit. You are right tho it is a hard color to mix stuff with. You could give it a two-tone job and match it with the color of the car with some balck accents (or some other color, maybe something a little more out there like a bright pink. It would def stand out.)

Gunmetal or graphite grey would look pretty boss too.
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lol so call her up.

no I'm kidding, no worries. I MAY get a chance tonight. I'm just busy and can't afford several hours trying to be perfect at it with paint.net and doing a ton of different colors.

but yeah hey, I wanted some input though as well...... what colors you guys think might actually look good on this car. I know it's a hard color to put something other than silver on.


Black is getting used way too much for wheels on here and FJ. You could do hyper white with a colored lip of some sort.
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A dark bronze would look good Mike. Rusty makes a dark bronze metallic that would look real cool. Go to your local Home Cheapo and check out the color.



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Black is getting used way too much for wheels on here and FJ. You could do hyper white with a colored lip of some sort.
You sir are so correct...
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^^^^ sounds like a really nice accent color for the car....
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That sounds like kinda what I was thinking Christopher.... I saw it on this evo 8 at work and that's why it got me thinking again :)
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i vote for hawt pink.

edit: are you having them painted? are you saying you don't have time to paint them yourself?
i've got my stock steelies you can borrow for the downtime. of course you would have to take my winter tires off them and then put them back when done (before winter) :P
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Just a thought. If your looking for a complementary color for the body paint. On the web there are (now) color wheel tools where you enter your color and it will give the complement and the offset(?) color. I only know about this as women use it for color analysis. Photoshop may have the tool as well.
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