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      01-14-2013, 02:12 PM   #1
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Flat black or gloss black??

Hey I'm getting my black 135i rims painted black I was wanting to get some opinions from you guys on which ones I should go with?? I had gloss black on my g35 coupe and loved it ,
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      01-14-2013, 02:50 PM   #2
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I prefer flat black on wheels..
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      01-14-2013, 02:54 PM   #3
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Do anybody have pics of what the difference looks like??
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What color is your car? That can make the difference on how to make the contrast work well.

If you have a black car then definitely going with a flat/matte black. However, on other colors a gloss black can really make the paint on both the car and wheels pop
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      01-14-2013, 05:49 PM   #6
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What color is your car? That can make the difference on how to make the contrast work well.

If you have a black car then definitely going with a flat/matte black. However, on other colors a gloss black can really make the paint on both the car and wheels pop
I have a black 135
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      01-14-2013, 05:50 PM   #7
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probably plenty of pictures floating around for a black on black both flat and gloss...

I would definitely go flat though
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      01-14-2013, 06:14 PM   #8
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probably plenty of pictures floating around for a black on black both flat and gloss...

I would definitely go flat though
Yea it's alot of flat black floating around on stock rims.. I can't find any gloss black pics..
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      01-14-2013, 06:46 PM   #9
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Gloss black on black will be monotone, definitely matte black if you must, bit here's another idea, what about matte grey, like a matte version of space grey? Could look incredible!
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      01-14-2013, 07:15 PM   #10
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^ That (in my head) is gunmetal. Yes?
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      01-14-2013, 07:23 PM   #11
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I dunno technically, all the gunmetal wheels I see look to have a different depth than SGM paint, which is why I specified.
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If the wheel was actually painted like a gloss sgm that could potentially turn out well.

But, to the OP's original question, if I had to choose between the gloss and flat it would be flat all day on black.
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      01-14-2013, 08:13 PM   #13
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So you guys telling me black on gloss black won't look good?? Why wouldn't it?? And I found some pics but I can't find detailed pics
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Have you considered maybe just googling black on black cars? Not specifically a 135... You can definitely find all types of black wheels on black cars on googling.

I also tried googling black on black 135 and haven't come up with anything solid yet. If I do I'll post up comparisons
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      01-14-2013, 09:36 PM   #16
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well all the pics i see they all look the same some same flat and some say gloss lol.. the ones thats gloss are not the stock rims though... i want to see the STOCK RIMS GLOSS AND STOCK RIMS FLAT
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If you read it though they have different % gloss. Just trying to give you an idea
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      01-14-2013, 10:17 PM   #18
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If you read it though they have different % gloss. Just trying to give you an idea
ok so when i go i just tell them what percent of gloss i want?? and could you just get straight gloss??
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      01-15-2013, 12:37 PM   #19
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Just get gloss, you seem convinced already - you don't need our approval. If you get gloss be sure to post pics, and if doesn't look good; I'll be nice about it.
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Just get gloss, you seem convinced already - you don't need our approval. If you get gloss be sure to post pics, and if doesn't look good; I'll be nice about it.
So u think gloss wouldn't look good either??? Lol
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ok so when i go i just tell them what percent of gloss i want?? and could you just get straight gloss??
Are they being painted or powder coated?
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ok so when i go i just tell them what percent of gloss i want?? and could you just get straight gloss??
Are they being painted or powder coated?
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