Paint color of Grey spokes on wheels?
Posted 24 April 2019 - 09:57 AM
Does anyone know the original color of the grey spokes on the wheels? Attached are the one wheel with an issue, on the spoke to the right of the valve stem you'll see the color is a bit off and its not smooth, it shows some texture under the paint - last year I ended up polishing the painted areas and that one had a discoloration in it, and so I used some compound on it and it took a bit of paint off and so on and so on you know how the rest ends up..... I tried to make it look best as possible but in the sunlight (this pic is in garage) it does stand out.
Anyway I don't think thats the original paint as the wheel was polished and looks refinished but the color to me looks almost original color?
So if I can match that color I can repaint that spoke OR
the other idea I had was to get the wheels stripped & polished somewhere (I know $$) in those painted areas so it matches the rest of the wheel (the whole wheel would be polished)
Ideas? Thoughts? Opinions?
Posted 24 April 2019 - 10:11 AM
Personally - I like contrast, I'm not really a fan of the grey/aluminium combo look. When I had my wheels refinished I had them do the spokes in black.
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Posted 24 April 2019 - 01:44 PM
Yeah, I saw your wheels in black and it looks great but I am not sure how'd that look on a bright red car, I think it looks much better on darker colors like black and your darker blue.
I did kind of get the original color, if you look up the center cap part #MB413678 it shows the color as "M-ARGENT-CLEAR" I think I found a paint code to kind of match up to that but thats as far as it went, I couldn't find i actually available anywhere as a color that was used on a vehicle.
Posted 25 April 2019 - 10:02 AM
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