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Default Looking for New wheel color, I need help making a decision.

Hey guys, I have a set of Ferrada FR2s that I'm about to get repaired, and Powder Coated. I'm going for either a dark gloss bronze, or a darkish gloss red. I'm just TORN between these 2 colors. What do you guys think?

Color example for the bronze : https://images.app.goo.gl/ceKYguXyUTaFnn8m9

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https://images.app.goo.gl/iuKFUYR7RtoAyP2H6 (except less chrome gloss, more traditional gloss)
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I think the red goes better with the brake calipers and taillights than the bronze does.

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The Red looks sharp, my 2cents, black would look even better.

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It's a personal decision. I like low key.

Sleeper all the way. I don't want the "man" getting any added attention. Blending in with the voluminous # of "gray" cars has an advantage. 😉

IMHO mine looks sharp W/O sticking out. People who know what it is "get" it, and know the things that I done..well what you can see anyway.

I get a few thumbs up on the road and a few discussions on cars in parking lots. 😊

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Normally I would be all over the bronze, low key (versus the red) and classy looking IMO.
I'm probably going to end up with bronze-ish wheels on my black one.

But with the white car, the red wheels work visually.

You will definitely get more attention with the red.
To me the red is an "all or nothing" proposition.
If you go with the red, go bright "candy" red like the GTR wheel pic, and not dull or low gloss red.
That deep, maroonish-red in candy looks better to my eye than say a true, fire-engine red wheel would.

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I've made the decision to go with the red. Assuming the color turns out the way I envisioned it, I think it'll look great. I'm getting a good deal on this powder coating job, so what's there to lose, might as well go for it.

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If you want to be flashy and seen, def get red. If you want low key and looks nice and sublet, the bronze.
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I've seen red anodized look good. Never seen any powder coated wheels with sharp machining look good because when the PC bakes on it bakes thick and hides the hard edges of the milling.
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