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Gunmetal Or Black Wheels

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by ULtRaMan, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. Aug 20, 2012 at 5:29 PM
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    ULtRaMan

    ULtRaMan [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hello all! Haven't posted much, but I visit this forum quite often. I figure I can ask some of you and maybe even post some pictures. I have some money to spend on rims. Im in love with the Anthracite SE FJ wheels. My dilemma is if I should buy the Black or Gunmetal? Reason I ask cause I have a '12 DCLB Silver Streak color truck. I love the gunmetal color, but for the sake of the color, maybe black would look better. I haven't really seen these rims on a Silver Tacoma. If you have them, can you please post them. Or suggest which color would be best.

    Thanks in advance!
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  2. Aug 20, 2012 at 5:33 PM
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    Roll Tide

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    Stuff. Things as well. I like putting these on instead of those. You know, for likes.
    Well, considering the Trail Team version is black...I would go with something different. Try a dark gun metal gray. If you don't like it....paint em again!
     
  3. Aug 20, 2012 at 5:37 PM
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    ULtRaMan

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    I want to get away from painting wheels, I dont want to have to go through all that. thanks for the suggestion though
     
  4. Aug 20, 2012 at 5:42 PM
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    MrGrimm

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    I went black for almost 5 years and I thought it looked great. However, the gunmetal wheels are pretty nice as well. In the end when they get dirty, they look the same.

    black

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    gunmetal

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  5. Aug 20, 2012 at 5:48 PM
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    Nice truck man! Yea you're right, when they get dirty they'll be black. But I guess Im more concern for the matching aspect. I dont know if the gunmetal will be over kill with the silver.
     
  6. Aug 20, 2012 at 7:22 PM
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  7. Aug 20, 2012 at 7:26 PM
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    Bennett707

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    unless black is your trim/accessory color i would prefer gunmetal
     
  8. Aug 20, 2012 at 11:21 PM
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    SCSPerformance

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    Personally, I would go with the black trail team wheels.
     
  9. Aug 24, 2012 at 8:12 PM
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    JdMeF9SiR2

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    Here are some gunmetal on silver photos to help your decision:


    Weds Hase Spec - Light Gunmetal (Anthracite)
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    FN Wheels BFD - Dark Graphite Gunmetal
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  10. Aug 24, 2012 at 8:13 PM
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    JdMeF9SiR2

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    I don't think either color - gunmetal or black - would look bad on your silver Tacoma, but maybe a dark gunmetal such as graphite gunmetal would be a good in-between color that will satisfy your desire to have both a gunmetal wheel and a black wheel.
     
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