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Discussion in 'A6/S6/Allroad forum (C5 Chassis)' started by wesmaster, Nov 27, 2013.

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    [Nov 27, 2013]
    I've got a set of 18" final edition alloys to go on my c5 estate which is light blue metallic. A friend of mine is refurbing them for me at the weekend.
    My question is silver or darker?
    Thoughts please...
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    [Nov 28, 2013]
    Shadow chrome ?
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    [Nov 28, 2013]
    Personally I like darker rims but not all black. For a light blue though, I'm not so sure. Probably either a dark "titanium"-look or very bright silver.

    (Dang I wish I had the same model of rims as I had on my Citroen but larger, black with five thin double spokes that was machined and clear-coated. Still miss 'em).
    Hah, I knew I had the photo somewhere
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    (Yeah I know, I cheated on our beloved manufacturer but it's the only time since I bought my first car in -91)
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    [Nov 28, 2013]
    Thanks for the input, but thinking about it, it's got the alloy roof rails and chrome window edges, I prefer the shadowed but might look out of place.
    Looks like I'm going for good old silver.
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    [Nov 28, 2013]
    Shadow chrome ;)
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    [Nov 28, 2013]
    Can you post a picture of Final Edition wheels?
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    [Nov 30, 2013]
    Update: getting the wheels painted silver as it's not costing me anything, the shadowed chrome looks top, but my mate says it's a lot of money to paint. I'll post pics when done. Might not be until after Xmas, on winters at moment anyway.
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    [Jan 24, 2014]
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    Fresh back from powder coating. Fantastic finish on them. Well pleased.
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    Are they on yet?
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    [Jan 28, 2014]
    No, got to fit tyres soon, was going to wait until after winter as I have winter tyres at the moment. But the temptation is there.....
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    Haha been there done that, I lasted two weeks.
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    [Feb 13, 2014]
    Ok James, you won!
    Had today off work, got bored so put tyres on alloys and put on the A6. Think I will start saving for some springs though, the front is a little too "Allroad" for my liking!
    Ill post pics soon.
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    [Feb 13, 2014]
    And another IMG_1569[1].jpg one
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    [Feb 14, 2014]
    Dark Shadow Chrome on my TT South Coast Wheels pro refurb...

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    Home sprayshop refurb in Audi Black Titanium on the A6...

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