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I have a dark silver R53 and the wheels need a refurb. I'd like to try gold, but gold is one of those colours that can look great or terrible depending on the shade!
I have a colour example and a photo of the car if anybody could help?
Alternatively, feel free to share pics of dark silver over gold馃憤馃徎
 

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You'd be better off going to the place where you intend on getting the return done and asking them for a sample, as looking on screen/paper/irl can be completely different.
 

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You'd be better off going to the place where you intend on getting the return done and asking them for a sample, as looking on screen/paper/irl can be completely different.
That is true, but it'll give me an idea of weather I go dark, light, bright etc.
The exact shade can be picked from colour cards like you say, but having a pic of my car, on my wheels in gold is easier to see than standing across a car park holding up a colour card and trying to squint through one eye while you line it up with the wheel.........馃槀
 

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I suppose I could print it out and colour the wheels with the kids sharpies馃槀
 

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Colours I have had done by City Wheel Refurbishment in Birmingham. Alloy Wheel Refurbishment Birmingham | City Wheel Refurbishment

They are cheap too, from 拢20 for a bare wheel with no tyres. For colours like gold/bronze/copper they charge an addition 拢15 for wheels. My 18's cost me 拢45 per wheel including tyre removal and refitting.

Gloss Bronze:

F56 with grey roof by James Baker, on Flickr

IMG_6835 by James Baker, on Flickr

Matt Bronze:

Untitled by James Baker, on Flickr

Gloss Gold

Wheel close up by James Baker, on Flickr

Previous GT86 1 by James Baker, on Flickr
 

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Excellent馃槀
It also gives me an idea of how it'll look if I paint the wheels myself, on the car without masking a thing馃憤馃徎
 

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