black prius, what color should I paint my new touring wheels?

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  1. cnschult

    cnschult Active Member

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    title says it all, I picked up a set of touring wheels and am considering running them without the wheel covers. The dark dark dark gray is going to clash with my black gen II, and since I haven't mounted tires I think it would be easy for a shop to paint them and give them a couple coats of clear coat.

    obviously yellow goes well with black but it won't hide brake dust well and it would make my car look like a taxicab. I am considering lavender but want some suggestions from my fellow priuschatters.
     
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    I think that you should "paint" 'em red... :cheer2:

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    But then I've got an obvious bias. :p

    The OEM rims are powder coated. I recommend that you do the same... :rockon:

    That's what I did; base coat, metalflake coat, clear coat.
    Silver accent ring is ScotchBrite finish.
    No problems after 3 years. :D

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    Black. Stealth.
     
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    i already run black steel wheelies in the winter with the winter tires so I'm looking for something a little different the rest of the year so its not 12 months of black, I appreciate your thoughts though.
     
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    White would certainly look good, but of course the break dust will be a bit visible... ;)

    Otherwise what about blue? Could look classy with black.
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    or orange if you like it a bit flashy?
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    or two tone?
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