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Bronze or gold wheels

Im thinking about powder coating my wheels bronze or gold its just going to be the spokes and im going to leave the lip polished. Any feedback would help thanks
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I actually like them the way they are. Maybe if I saw a pic of the entire car, but I like the silver.
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Your rims look great

When I look at the pic I see a beautiful car with some nice rims.
If those where gold I would see a couple of rims with a car on top........

Just my
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I agree with others, painting bronze or gold would be too much of a distraction. Keep it classy!
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I too agree with what others have said.
IMHO, fitting of coloured wheels to an already classy car would 'chav' it up I'm affraid. The car looks right just as it is.
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your rims look great the way they are...and gold rims usually only work on blue cars (with sti badges).
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ive seen a few black SL with gold rims that do look good but never on white....
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I hate coloured rims.

Especially black.

But I did have bronze wheels on a black evo and gold wheels on a blue sti - 22B! (that's like SLK black exclusivity).

They looked right on those cars in that they complimented the chav image, by adding to it.

Your wheels are classic and stylish, doin't ruin them and the car!
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Though at the end of the day if bronze or gold wheels makes you happy go for it

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I like those wheels. What brand? BBS?

IMHO - In order to make it work the color of the wheels should contrast the color of the vehicle.

I think the visual weigh of a light colored car is not heavy enough to go with dark rims.

In the end it's your sled, so fill your boots!
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Leave them silver, it was made that way for a reason-it looks right.
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It looks great the way it is now.

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If you need to paint something, paint the wheel centers white


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