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    Blackout rings?

    Should I blackout the rings in my Audi, I'm not sure if it would look smooth with gray



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    On the front, no. On the rear, yes. Be proud of your rings.
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    quite like my fronts black in gunna smooth the rear even tho the front looks like its been knicked from a distance lol


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    I prefer them left alone, certainly on the front. When a car has blacked front ones, it looks like someone has stolen the rings leaving qa placeholder behind, if you see what I mean.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrath View Post
    I prefer them left alone, certainly on the front. When a car has blacked front ones, it looks like someone has stolen the rings leaving qa placeholder behind, if you see what I mean.
    Yeah I could see how it would look like they're missing so I just going to wait till my buddy does it and see how it looks on his A4


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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrath View Post
    I prefer them left alone, certainly on the front. When a car has blacked front ones, it looks like someone has stolen the rings leaving qa placeholder behind, if you see what I mean.
    my problem was tha coz of the full black optics the front n rear badge were the only thing that was chrome on a black car and they looked outa place a bit even my exhaust tips are coated black lol
    like i said it does look like they been nicked froma distance but they do tie in with the rest of the black now lol
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    black them out

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    black em out fella!!!
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    Debated this a lot, I think it actually looks better to have the contrast of the silver rings against the grill, especially on a black car.
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    Quote Originally Posted by razza1 View Post
    Debated this a lot, I think it actually looks better to have the contrast of the silver rings against the grill, especially on a black car.
    i agree to a point mate but then you look one day n see one or two bits of chrome amoungst all black n think they look too alone
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    now ive gone black i wouldnt go back :-)


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    It's certainly personal preference but I haven't seen a picture of a B7 that has blacked out rings which looks right. Maybe you need to try red rings, might look horrible but then again....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrath View Post
    It's certainly personal preference but I haven't seen a picture of a B7 that has blacked out rings which looks right. Maybe you need to try red rings, might look horrible but then again....
    red ring........that would sting in my eyes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrath View Post
    It's certainly personal preference but I haven't seen a picture of a B7 that has blacked out rings which looks right. Maybe you need to try red rings, might look horrible but then again....
    you read my mind was thinking red but may do something special
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    Anyone know if you can get like gunmetal chromed rings...Think that would make for a nice middle road for those of us who don't want to totally black out our cars.

    Mine is blacked out except for the Audi rings, s-line badges, and wheels, and even the wheels are going to get partial blackout treatment on them
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    Here's mine, Dolphin Grey with colour coded rings


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    Quote Originally Posted by Macdoon View Post
    Here's mine, Dolphin Grey with colour coded rings


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    I looks like from a distance you wouldn't see them, I might try a different color then black, look into something that could stick out from the black and go with the gray, or just leave them the way they are


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