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Old 11-16-2013, 09:54 AM
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Just wrapped cls & need advice on wheel color

Just had my cls550 wrapped in an "Matte Charcoal Metallic" and I need your advice. Keep in mind that my headlamps are out, as I am getting the housings painted black 👍.

Here's my quandary. Should I keep the trim around the windows chrome and keep chrome rims and the "fin" on my grille chrome? (I think this makes the car look a little classier BUT not quite as "custom")





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Should I keep the window trim and fin on grille in black and go with black wheels (or a black/grey combo (centers vs barrels)?
I think this look is cool too. Not as "classy" looking but more "custom" looking.







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Ps-I really hope the pics show up as pics and not as a link to open elsewhere. I apologize in advance if that's the case (it's my first time "inserting" pics on this forum)
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Looks great! I'd keep the chrome trim on the windows/grill, I find that removing it makes the car look a bit cheaper.
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Keep the rims chrome then?
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IMO. Lose the chrome trim. Black trim always looks better. Chrome rims are way played out. Go with a brushed/satin face and polished lip. I like the wrap. Looks like some quality work.
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Rohana rc 10 would look great

Here are my new shoes. They would look fantastic on your wrapped cls
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With that matte charcoal you need to black the trim. Especially if you are painting the headlights...i would probably do matte black, gloss will stand out too much ..and def need to go with some matte black concaves
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I think concaves would look so bad-a$$, especially a set of Forgiato Concavo's (drool), but unfortunately I don't have the cash for new wheels so I'm am just Powdercoating what I have.

I'm thinking about a color-match matte grey centers with gloss black barrels.(or vise-versa)

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Or matte black centers on gloss black barrels.

Thanks everyone on your input thus far.
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Ah I don't want you feeling left out! lol

Wrap looks quality! And great work de-chroming the windows - looks much slicker.

I would go for the matte grey centres/spokes and black barrells.
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I would do the wheels in Black Chrome.
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I would black (glossy black, not matte) out all of the chrome, works very well with a darker color matte car
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Car is back home with all trim in gloss black.
I think I'm going to go with a grey(same as car) centers and gloss black lip. I think the reverse of this will be too much black and it will start to look like batmans car. Lol
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From the pics above, it doesn't look like your car is lowered? Lower that car ASAP. Unbelievable what a little drop does for this car.
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I lowered it with star already but not nearly as low as I want it. It gets an elm in 2 months. Then then the wheels will be tucked up into the fenders👍
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I lowered it with star already but not nearly as low as I want it. It gets an elm in 2 months. Then then the wheels will be tucked up into the fendersddc4d
How much lower from stock were you able to get it with star?
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looks amazing, having mine matted out this week. I like it with the chrome trim
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Great looking wrap. I did gloss black on all my trim on my W218. I have more pics on my profile.
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Lakehouse, You car looks unreal. That wrap is so cool.

emericr, Yours just looks mean. Damn.
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Headlamps are done! Painted satin black.

Also had halos installed.
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I can get you a 20% discount on some Zito's. They'd look hot. Same german manufacturer as Vossen, just a different brand.



Hit up [email protected] and tell them Xeno sent you.
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Chrome window trim with black & chrome wheels OR black trim with black wheels. Excuse the horribly quick photo editing. Lol

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If I go all black, they will be concaves
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If I go all black, they will be concaves
Black concaves and blacked out trim.....
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