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Wheel colour

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Biglockie, Mar 29, 2007.

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Which colour for my wheels

Poll closed Apr 8, 2007.
  1. original colour

    4 vote(s)
    30.8%
  2. Black

    1 vote(s)
    7.7%
  3. Anthracite

    8 vote(s)
    61.5%
  1. Biglockie
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    Biglockie Aye you know it makes sense

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    [Mar 29, 2007]
    Refurbishin my wheels, this weekend getting the paint on sat morning.
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  3. PhilR
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    PhilR One Ate Tea

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    [Mar 29, 2007]
    Original colour for me mate

    saying that anthracite could work too

    I think 1 piece wheels in black just blend into the tyre too much
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  4. Biglockie
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    Biglockie Aye you know it makes sense

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    [Mar 29, 2007]
    Yeah heading toward the anthracite, but found a black that they painted the pumas in its got a silver flake in it looks awesome in the sunlight.
    still unsure though
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  5. Broken Byzan
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    [Mar 29, 2007]
    I have darker colour wheels on mine ie not the usual hyper silver, and i think they make the car. However mine is a darker colour than yours, but it should give a nice contrast in antracite
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    [Mar 29, 2007]
    One advantage to having stock black paint finish wheels is if you scuff them you can repair them yourself.:p
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  7. Soupie69uk
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    Get them done anthracite, you know it will look smart!
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    [Mar 29, 2007]
    Anthracite & yellow. sounds interesting!
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    scrupes bloody great extension bodger

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    [Mar 30, 2007]
    anthracite! cos even when they are covered in brake dust they still look Clean!!

    but I'm loving the chrome phantom, gorgeous them!
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    Biglockie Aye you know it makes sense

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    [Mar 30, 2007]
    Thats tidy :hubbahubba:
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  12. Biglockie
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    Biglockie Aye you know it makes sense

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    Antharcite wins boys, chrome would be good, but my missus drives the car on daily basis, so it need to be something I can repair myself.
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    Caesium My BM is fixed!

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    [Mar 30, 2007]
    you spraying them yourself?
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  14. Biglockie
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    Biglockie Aye you know it makes sense

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    Aye, taking the tyres off tomorrow rubbing them down, repairing the kerb rash then painting them on sunday hopefully, with bout a million coats of lacquer
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  15. rick the spud
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    [May 5, 2007]
    black, all the way...
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  16. stapo69
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    stapo69 All hail the mighty quattro!

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    [May 6, 2007]
    antracite for sure mate!
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  17. Soupie69uk
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    [May 6, 2007]
    Did u do this?
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    [May 14, 2007]
    I have thought many times if I was to refurb mine (which they are due to be...) I should go anthracite... but to be honest, when my car is clean, the sun catches the paint/alloys/alloy wing mirrors, the car just blings HARD! I will be sticking with the standard silver colour for sure.
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  19. ChriS3
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    ChriS3 hud at ye bam

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    [May 14, 2007]
    I've had three sets of wheels done lately; one set in anthracite, one set in satin black, and the other in sparkle silver.

    Anthracite CH's look the nuts, but so do the sparkle silver RS4s. And the Black MTMs look feckin ace. Whichever way you go, you'll be chuffed.
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    Biglockie Aye you know it makes sense

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    [May 14, 2007]
    UPDATE!!!
    the wheels have now been painted, the chosen colour was Hyundia grey, mixed with standard black, then a touch of subaru Black(STI).
    (complete one off mix)

    they look amazing I'll post pictures soon, the shading in the paint when the face angle changes is stunning!!! they are getting waxed this week then tyres fitted and put on the car next thursday before the car goes to modified nationals!!!
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