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Hey all. Which color do you like more/think would look better on my car? I know I've asked this before but I have narrowed the options down and made it into a poll, so please don't shoot me for my repetitiveness: this is a big decision. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"><br> For the sake of easiness I am just going to post the stock photos for you to choose from. My wheels could use a refinish so I have narrowed down the options to two colors. Thanks for your input and suggestions. Feel free to post why you picked the one you did. Whatever color I end up going with I will be matching my exhaust tips, interior metal trim, etc to be the same color. Option 3 is more of a joke if you don't like either color.<br>Option 1, Hyper Silver with Polished lip. This is the color they are currently, but could use a refinish.<br> <IMG SRC="http://www.axiswheels.com/wheels/hiro/SILVER.jpg" BORDER="0"> <p>Option 2, Anthracite with Polished lip. This is what I am thinking of doing, possibly doing the lip anthracite as well.<br> <IMG SRC="http://www.axiswheels.com/wheels/hiro/ANTRAUTZ.jpg" BORDER="0"> <p>And my car:<br><IMG SRC="http://photos-b.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-snc1/v2458/25/1/775614441/n775614441_1458681_1555681.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><br>
 

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Re: (chromecarz00)

Yeah, I'm thinking of going for the all black and anthracite look. Not completely murdered (all black) but with some slight contrast...that anthracite is just the stock color option, I might do lighter or darker. I was thinking of more of the titan finish like Heico has on these:<br> <IMG SRC="http://store.heicosportivna.com/images/products/detail/volutionxtitan19.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Which color wheel do you like more? Possible powder coating coming up... (carreragt7)

Personally I like black wheels with a chrome/polished lip for both black and silver cars.
 

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i think they would look best completely anthracite. i dont think that the polished lip would look good when you are doing all the other accents (exhaust tips, interior, etc) in anthracite. In my opinion, if you are going to do the polished lip, you should leave your tips, and go with more of a polished accent theme : ) but whatever you do your car will still look effin sick
 

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Caution: Terrible photoshop!<br>Picture deleted because it was terrible. See below.<p>DO IT!<p>I was going for more of a Rays Engineering bronze...THAT would look good!<p>EDIT: Ugh...i'm going to redo that PS.<p><br><i>Modified by BtownVolvo at 5:35 AM 4-1-2009</i><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by BtownVolvo at 4:16 PM 4-1-2009</i>
 

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Re: (carreragt7)

i might be biased <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"> but heico titan finish FTW
 

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Re: (BtownVolvo)

Yes rays has a very distinct and nice lookin bronze color, id have to agree and make that my vote as i love bronze wheels <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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I really hate how the anthracite centred ones have a silver painted section surrounding the lug holes. Soooo I'd go with the silver. <p>I think the iForgeds look better than the Axis' on your car.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Moofluffen</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I really hate how the anthracite centred ones have a silver painted section surrounding the lug holes. Soooo I'd go with the silver. <p>I think the iForgeds look better than the Axis' on your car. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>+1 for the iforged, if i were you i would have those powdercoated
 

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<IMG SRC="http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b19/BtownVolvo/BronzeHotness.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>THERE!!! So much better!<p>So yea, my vote is for the above.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>BtownVolvo</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>THERE!!! So much better!<p>So yea, my vote is for the above.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>That is a TON better than your previous one: I actually like it. I don't think I could do it though because I am wanting to match all of my metal parts (exhaust, trim, Heico doorsills, etc) to the same color and I think that would give it an almost military-esque look. Very cool color though. I would consider it more seriously if my interior were some sort of wood design since I think it would look sweet. Thanks for the good work, feel free to do a photoshop of the wheel in the titan finish that the Heico wheel has, I haven't seen what the wheels would look like completely that color. Thanks again all for the input!
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>carreragt7</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>That is a TON better than your previous one: I actually like it. I don't think I could do it though because I am wanting to match all of my metal parts (exhaust, trim, Heico doorsills, etc) to the same color and I think that would give it an almost military-esque look. Very cool color though. I would consider it more seriously if my interior were some sort of wood design since I think it would look sweet. Thanks for the good work, feel free to do a photoshop of the wheel in the titan finish that the Heico wheel has, I haven't seen what the wheels would look like completely that color. Thanks again all for the input!</TD></TR></TABLE><br>Military look could be sick as hell! Get some vinyl sheets with a camo pattern and put it on the mirror caps or handles...or both!<p>You would be baller. I'm being super cereal. [/al gore]
 

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I'm afraid if I went military I would either be branded as a wannabe white rapper or a skinhead...but I do like the look. I'll have to kick it around some more, I was trying to stay somewhat conservative by sticking to a gunmetal type color, since it is easier/cheaper to find everything I will need to match all of my car stuff. Whatever color the wheels become will play a major factor on my interior and headliner. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"> I also think my girlfriend would kill me if I went military style on it since it kind of goes against the luxury feel I have inside currently, lol.
 

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Anyone out there mind doing a photoshop of one of the following pics (Whichever is easiest or both), changing the color of the wheels to the Titan color of the Heico wheel pictured earlier in this thread? I think I'd prefer the lip to be the same color or slightly lighter. <br>It would be greatly appreciated. I am starting to think I would be rather daft to sell the wheels for so cheap when not one other S40 I know of has these, yet almost every other wheel I can think of at least has a couple people running them. Thanks!<br> <IMG SRC="http://photos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-sf2p/v362/25/1/775614441/n775614441_906312_4325.jpg" BORDER="0"> <p> <IMG SRC="http://photos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-sf2p/v362/25/1/775614441/n775614441_906310_3713.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Which color wheel do you like more? Possible powder coating coming up... (carreragt7)

anthracite would be killer, man. i think maybe a little darker than the Heicos, as the murdered out look might be too much? but definitely not the light anthracite. just my 2 cents. <br> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: (chromecarz00)

Sana showed me this one earlier today. This is by far one of my favorite Audis ever. I might just have to copy it's color scheme...<br> <IMG SRC="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3400/3453341336_645cb8666b.jpg" BORDER="0">
 
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