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Black alloys or not...........?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by tankie2ndrtr, Feb 4, 2010.

  1. tankie2ndrtr
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    Been thinking for a while about Black gloss or matt alloys.. I have a black car and intend to tint the windows to.. Anyone got a black S3 with black wheels ?

    Whatcha think guys ?

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    I had thought about doing the same, i have the old RS4 wheels and black S3 and thought about doing that and maybe blacking the windows. Then i thought maybe it would look a bit chavvy?
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    Hmm, certainly not comtemplated the Chav look... More Airwolf to be honest ! :)
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    I think in Anthracite they would look nice like toms on his car.
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    Anthracite? thats a coal rock right ;)

    Got a pic of Toms ?
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    Gloss black would look the best!
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    Black grill surround and mirrors would look better, I think.
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    Black wheels on a black car is too much black. Get something in a nice stealthy grey to keep things dark but breaking up the black a bit
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    Im still thinking about black on black, so hard to decide though lol.
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    black would look awesome but so wud gunmetal grey, would look quite sexual
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    I was thinking of Black wheels on a red S3, also thinking about white wheels...
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    My missus bought me some black alloys for chrimbo. I quite like them for the moment and I couldn't really not use them could I?

    Sorry it's not the best photo in the world, but it seemed to be really involved getting it on here and the car was spotless on Monday honest...
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    what alloys are they?
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    I have some dark grey 225TT alloys on my black a3. have just bought some team dynamic pro race 1.2s in gloss black. 2 of which have turned up, the other 2 still at the delivery depot i hope, bit of a cock up somewhere!
    i'll try and get pics up of both shortly
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    Personally I think black on black is a bit too much. Black wheels on a red car looks mint Cookstein.

    Go for anthracite or a grey. The clio 182 came in black with grey wheels and looks good so it should look good on the S3. I've also seen grey RS4 alloys like your and they do look good.

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    I have been thinking about this for a good 4 months now and i still dont know what to do !!!
    Iv been playing round with photoshop for a while but im not that good at editing pictures.
    Heres what i come up with anyway tell me what you think !
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    [​IMG]I tried to smoke out the windows abit aswell !

    And check out my disc of rust haha .!
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    got alot of time for those black one's their mate, looks as fit as paris hilton
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    Dan, photoshop some grey mate and post them up, I think black is too much but thats just my opinion. Maybe i'm old fashioned :)
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    That would look epic Dan, you got any more pics of the car looks lovely.
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    Hmmm mixed opinions !
    Haha cheers guys ! I might just do it now, you've give me a bit of confidence !
    Im not sure if i should get my avus refurbed and painted in the glossy black...or buy some rs4 reps and get them painted glossy black !
    ill have a go at gray aswell when i have some spare time. Gotta be a dark gray though like people have said... anthracite !
    I also like dished/lip rims but you cant really go an all over colour. Black with chrome polished lip seems to be the favorite for a black dished rim !

    Els, i have a picture from back in summer when i first bought it and give it a good wash !
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    Iv just found a picture on my computer of an s3 with anthracite rims. might be someones on here if anyone knows.it does look good i have to admit !
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    black wheels NEED some decent and constant tyre black/gloss....otherwise they end up looking total sh*t IMO
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    No not keen on the 'murdered' look, black on black is too much, a lighter shade of grey would look so much better.

    Thats just my personal opinion though.
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    I've got black OZ Super Tourismos on my Noggy S3. Unfortunately I don't have any piccies I can post. Also got black grill and black rings front & Rear.
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    not an s3 i know but its my black t sport with gloss black rims, i really think it needed the red calipers/decals/wheel nuts to break up the black but imo it worked really well
    as animal said you gotta black the tires every couple of days else it does look really gash:
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    Thanks for all the opinions guys :) Not sure what ima do yet :( refurb and a powder coat i think...
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    So there rs4's in the second pic?
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    Get some 18" Matt black Team Dynamic equinox, has a stainless steel lip so helps break up the black.
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    if i choose to go black id spray mine :) thx for the option tho :)
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    oooooh no thats sounds awful sorry mate..... worked on a the C4 rally car but only cos thats a bag a sh*t to start with.... a turd on the windscreen would have done it more justice
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    Yeah... thanks for that :) I have been thinking about it for a while and can't decide, my brother thinks it would look awesome as he is a fan of the integras.
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    Ooooooo White RS4 allows on mine....... ( 1st pic) very interested
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    If you do them in white post a pic so i can decide yey or ney
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    <--- guinea pig :(
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    lol, yeah, i cant really just spray mine, ive got crappy 17" avus. So i shall wait untill I need new tyres before buying 18" rims
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    19"s ;) ;) No messing around here Mate
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    19! Are you on standard suspension or is it lowered? And how hard is the ride?
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    :) Not so good then!
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    Anthacite wheels on my red A3

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    Sorry but its the best picture I have to hand
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