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black wheel finish

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by TRDPyrite09, May 8, 2009.

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Which finish would you prefer?

  1. Full Gloss

    15 vote(s)
    6.9%
  2. Semi-Gloss

    82 vote(s)
    37.6%
  3. Flat

    121 vote(s)
    55.5%
  1. May 8, 2009 at 8:28 AM
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    TRDPyrite09

    TRDPyrite09 [OP] function & form

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    If you were getting black wheels put on your tacoma, which finish would you prefer?

    Full Gloss

    Semi-Gloss

    Flat

    ...I'm leaning towards Semi-Gloss cuz you get the best of both worlds but I'm curious as to what others would like. List any pros or cons of the finishes if you know of any also.
     
  2. May 8, 2009 at 10:03 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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    I have full gloss on mine and they are nice but I wouldnt mind if they were semi
     
  3. May 8, 2009 at 12:28 PM
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    Bearskill

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    I think you are right about the simi gloss. I have the American racing Mojavie Teflons. I love the way they look. It sometimes depends on the rims though. I have seen some powder coated rims that look fantastic! What rims are you looking at?
     
  4. May 8, 2009 at 12:32 PM
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    KMN-BLU

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    I have looked at 100s of wheels and I still cant find what I want yet. I have now decided that I want a flat black finish though.
     
  5. May 8, 2009 at 1:37 PM
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    TRDPyrite09

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    the wheels i'm getting arent black already. i will be powdercoating them. as for what they are, i dont wanna give away my idea lol. i already had someone i knew jack my previous wheel selection.
     
  6. Apr 26, 2010 at 10:14 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    Flat the way to go I wana get my rims painted flat black it looks pretty cool on stock rims
     
  7. Apr 26, 2010 at 3:08 PM
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    KPT

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    Flat black just looks like brake dust to me.
     
  8. Apr 26, 2010 at 3:17 PM
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    tacomajim5

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    I had trouble deciding so I went with semi gloss. I love the way they turned out.
     
  9. Apr 26, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    steve o 77

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  10. Apr 26, 2010 at 4:33 PM
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    I saw some flat black ones by american racing that are nice. The atx series. I don't have mine yet, but those will be the ones.
     
  11. Apr 27, 2010 at 9:04 PM
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    thekid1550

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    i voted for semigloss but its a tossup for me between that and flat i think the gloss looks fake and like big plastic hubcaps
     
  12. Apr 28, 2010 at 12:33 AM
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    jdkeller

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    I prefer more of an eggshell finish.
     
  13. Apr 28, 2010 at 5:43 AM
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    semigloss

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  14. Apr 28, 2010 at 5:54 AM
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    swervin22

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    I voted Flat Black. Should be getting my XD Revolvers today, Im digging the looks. Easier to clean, and yes, it does look a bit like brake dust, but that just means i dont have to clean them daily!!
     
  15. Apr 28, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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    Flat. Mojave Tef's have the perfect finish.
     
  16. Apr 29, 2010 at 7:15 AM
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    ShaShasBoo

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    I voted Flat Black. Plan on painting my stocks in the near future.
     
  17. Apr 29, 2010 at 10:55 AM
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    flat black cause its easier to spray paint and match when it chips!
     
  18. Apr 29, 2010 at 11:39 AM
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    I have semi now... and I really don't like it, so this summer i'm repainting flat.
     
  19. Apr 29, 2010 at 11:42 AM
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    I got the flat black with my pro comps and think they look good and are easy to keep looking new...
     
  20. Apr 29, 2010 at 12:07 PM
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    garage_monkey

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    Flat all the way! i know i have some dings on there but it's just a rattle can job. i wanted to see how it would look. taking them to the powder coater this summer to make it a little more permanent.
     
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