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Old 11-07-2013, 11:38 PM   #1
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Exclamation what color should i paint my rims?

i apologize in advance if i posted in the wrong section, i am new to this forum.

i just picked up a set of mustang pony wheels, i plan on using them as an autocross set. im stuck on what color to paint them. I have a 2002 Dark Shadow Grey ZX5, im thinking of painting the rims solid white or flat black, maybe a different color, any suggestions?


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Old 11-08-2013, 12:06 AM   #2
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Flat black I think would be a horrible decision.... white... better, but still a little on the bright side?

I would've said Anthracite Grey (gunmetal colour) but your car is already that colour so that wouldn't fit.... no contrast.

Maybe Bronze?


Maybe even Aluminum?
https://www.dipyourcar.com/plasti-dip-aluminum-can.html

Oh and consider plasti-dip instead of paint.
1. its VERY durable
2. IF you don't like it or want to change someday, you can just peel it off!

I just recently did Anthracite Grey on my CD Silver SVT:






Get some subtle contrast and call it a day :)
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Old 11-08-2013, 12:09 AM   #3
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I get a lot of compliments on the crappy old SVT wheels I painted with the anthracite / dark grey color above. they are on a ZX3 the same color as yours.
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You had me at the pictures, I'm going to go with graphite, I will post pictures after the project is done and once I figure out how to. I appreciate the input
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My vote for Anthracite Grey
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