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      12-06-2017, 08:55 PM   #1
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Tell Me What You Think..Please

Ok. I just ordered these winter wheels and paid extra for brushed aluminum and I love them but cant help but wish I would have went gloss black. What are your thoughts, should I powder coat them? Currently they are forged wheels with brushed aluminum finish.

I would really appreciate any feed back. I am a little OCD and second guess stuff....thanks again



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      12-06-2017, 08:59 PM   #2
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These look fantastic as is. I love the contrast of this rims finish on mineral grey. I own an mg f30 myself and am keeping both my 400m and 403m rims the same colour.

The contrast lets the rims stand out as it's meant to by design.
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      12-06-2017, 09:12 PM   #3
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Ugh. Black wheels are so played out. They look like steelies. Stick with a silver look. Contrast is nice on MG. Time to lower it.
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      12-06-2017, 10:14 PM   #4
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i like the brushed as it keeps the car classy looking without it looking like a tuner car. you need painted reflectors for sure though!
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looks great in my opinion! the brushed look really offsets the color of the car
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      12-06-2017, 10:17 PM   #6
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i like the brushed as it keeps the car classy looking without it looking like a tuner car. you need painted reflectors for sure though!
Painted reflectors come tomorrow!
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      12-06-2017, 10:42 PM   #7
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      12-07-2017, 04:28 PM   #8
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Ok. I just ordered these winter wheels and paid extra for brushed aluminum and I love them but cant help but wish I would have went gloss black. What are your thoughts, should I powder coat them? Currently they are forged wheels with brushed aluminum finish.

I would really appreciate any feed back. I am a little OCD and second guess stuff....thanks again



looks good, just need to lower it to bring it all together
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      12-07-2017, 05:53 PM   #9
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Looks great!

I got matte black rims for my winter set - I now wish I had gotten a lighter colour because it's usually so gloomy in winter that it's so difficult to see the nice shape of the wheels.
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      12-07-2017, 06:25 PM   #10
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i like them
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      12-07-2017, 06:50 PM   #11
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Great wheels. Simply enjoy the ride ... and a good decision.
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      12-08-2017, 09:57 AM   #12
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Black wheels are so 2005. Plus, I hate them cuz it looks like a hooptie that lost its hubcaps. The final phase of the fad is manufacturers doing it. The rims looks fantastic.
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      12-08-2017, 12:02 PM   #13
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Keep the brushed for looks, but they're a b!tch to keep clean in the winter and can corrode when it comes into contact with salt.
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      12-08-2017, 12:13 PM   #14
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Keep the brushed for looks, but they're a b!tch to keep clean in the winter and can corrode when it comes into contact with salt.
I hear ya. I have layers of clear coat on them and they are ceramic coated. Nothing sticks to them. Haha
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Case in point. Had this happen before and they weren't the same ever since.
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You can not go wrong with brushed aluminum. I have had my wheels ceramic coated though. A must!
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      12-09-2017, 11:02 AM   #17
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Gloss Black or Matte Black would look much better. My opinion though.
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Black wheels fit the MG color pretty well in my opinion, especially if you have some tints and other m performance parts in black.
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Keep the brushed look man. Like others have said I think black is played out and hides almost all the details of those wheels that you probably spent alot on. They look amazing as is.
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Tough one, both will look really good.
I would keep them on a sedan and go with black on a coupe

Either way, you need to paint your reflectors
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      12-14-2017, 10:10 PM   #22
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Tough one, both will look really good.
I would keep them on a sedan and go with black on a coupe

Either way, you need to paint your reflectors
Just put the painted reflectors on this week.
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