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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 05-04-2005, 01:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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lately ive been thinkin about painting the wheels on my bimmer.
i think black would look good but i want it to look real glossy so it doesnt look like just steel wheels on there. anyone know of a good paint to use on the basketweave wheel??? remember,, the centercap is plastic too so they will have to match each other when painted.
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Old 05-05-2005, 05:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
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IMO satin black looks much better when it comes to black wheels and on basket weaves I would leave the lip silver and leave the center caps off, here's my moda sport wheels painted satin black by Duplicolor, they're for sale btw

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IMO satin black looks much better when it comes to black wheels and on basket weaves I would leave the lip silver and leave the center caps off, here's my moda sport wheels painted satin black by Duplicolor, they're for sale btw


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lol...if u are real serious about having a glossy finish, check into powdercoating the wheels. I have an inside advantage, cuz my brother works at a shop where they do that stuff, but they come out REAL nice.
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HOW MUCH? And Where are the wheels located?
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I'm in NJ, wheel sale is pending, I have someone who wants tro trade some mint
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powder coating isn't that much $ my friend owns a shop and i believe it would be arround 150$ for all 4 can. maybe 5$ for me
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