2010 2011 BMW 5 Series Forum F10
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
 

2010 2011 BMW 5 Series Forum F10 BMW 5-Series (F10) Forums General 5-Series Sedan and Wagon (F10 / F11) Forum M sport paint wheels black? exhuast?
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      05-20-2011, 03:20 PM   #1
BryanJGold
New Member
BryanJGold's Avatar
United_States
3
Rep
19
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 M6 convertible
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: New Jersey

iTrader: (0)

M sport paint wheels black? exhuast?

I have a 2011 f10 m sport with the 19 inch m wheels... i was thinking about painting them black... will it look good?...what about an exhaust as well?...if i did the exhaust I would do two tips on either side but it doesnt look like the back bottom end piece would allow it to fit..how do i go about that?
Appreciate 0
      05-20-2011, 03:48 PM   #2
GordonGecko
Enlisted Member
GordonGecko's Avatar
Netherlands
0
Rep
37
Posts

 
Drives: BMW 530i SE Auto (E39)
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Amsterdam

iTrader: (0)

My opinion, not. However black with those dark-silvery graphite effect wheels might look great. But ultimately you must be the judge...
Appreciate 0
      05-20-2011, 05:10 PM   #3
BryanJGold
New Member
BryanJGold's Avatar
United_States
3
Rep
19
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 M6 convertible
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: New Jersey

iTrader: (0)

I attached the photos of what it would look like from mine to black... im assuming it would look this way
Attached Images
  
Appreciate 0
      05-20-2011, 07:09 PM   #4
gatoman39
Major
gatoman39's Avatar
United_States
45
Rep
1,347
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E92 335 M-Sport
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: LA

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Wheels are arguably the most important aesthetic part of a car. If you like it, that's all that matters. But one warning, if you go to sell the car, the buyer has to have the same taste as you, or else mods that look good to you, may not have the same effect on others.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      05-20-2011, 10:28 PM   #5
BMW3FXD
Private First Class
BMW3FXD's Avatar
England
3
Rep
110
Posts

 
Drives: BMW 520d M-Sport (on order)
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: UK

iTrader: (0)

I think it would probably make the car look too black if the whole wheel was done. You could try painting the wheel spokes only in black I guess or the inner rims (see attached pics for the latter kind of idea) but may prove tricky.

Is that Jet Black or Carbon Black M-Sport you have there? Can you post more pics?
Attached Images
  
Appreciate 0
      05-21-2011, 03:23 AM   #6
MarcJ
Private First Class
MarcJ's Avatar
8
Rep
129
Posts

 
Drives: F11 525d
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Belgium

iTrader: (0)

This is what you're looking for ?



Appreciate 0
      05-21-2011, 04:01 AM   #7
Jacky328
Lieutenant
Hong Kong
8
Rep
418
Posts

 
Drives: 535 F10
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Hong Kong

iTrader: (0)

I don't think it's good looking, IMO.
The black dull whole part of the unsprung as the tire already in black!
__________________
2011 F10 535i Sophisto Grey/Oyster, ACS spring, Forged 1, Michelin PSS, Eisemann Quad-Exhaust,
2013 991 Carrera S PDK, Aqua Blue/Beige, PSE, PDCC, Sport Chrono Package, Paddle Shift Steering Wheel, PDLS--delivery in July2013
Appreciate 0
      05-21-2011, 06:57 AM   #8
delvek
Major
delvek's Avatar
Germany
20
Rep
1,131
Posts

 
Drives: F10 550i Msport
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Rhineland, Germany

iTrader: (0)

I think they look terrible, the stock Msport rims are about the sharpest I have seen. Have you seen them in person, the photos don't catch the curves and edges to the spokes, they are very sharp.
__________________
2011 550i M-sport:Mods: Hartge ECU (490hp/497ps@5500rp 531ft-lb/720Nm@2000rpm), ACSchnitzer suspension, ACSchnitzer sport exhaust, Msport Spoiler, Shadowline Grille, Color matched front reflectors, dvdinmotion. MyBavarianBeast: http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=530637
Future: 2014 F82 M4
Appreciate 0
      05-21-2011, 08:20 AM   #9
MBrown1003
Eight Bimmers and counting
United_States
9
Rep
759
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 F10 M5
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Massachusetts, USA

iTrader: (0)

Even on a black car, I don't like that blacked-out rim look. The closest thing that I saw that looked good was the rims on the E39 M5. I think they were called something like "black chrome". One refinisher I know had a variety of finishes from light gray to black, so maybe you can have the wheels done in a dark gray.
__________________
2014 F10 M5
Previously...
Threes: '08 E90 M3, '07 E92 335i,
Fives: '11 F10 550i, '02 E39 M5, '00 E39 540i/6, '97 E39 528i, '92 E34 525i
Others: VW, MBz, Peugeot, Toyota, Olds
Appreciate 0
      05-21-2011, 12:03 PM   #10
'11 Bimmer
Private
1
Rep
88
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 750xi M Sport
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: New York

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by delvek View Post
I think they look terrible, the stock Msport rims are about the sharpest I have seen. Have you seen them in person, the photos don't catch the curves and edges to the spokes, they are very sharp.
Have to agree with you..in person they are very sharp looking!
Appreciate 0
      05-21-2011, 04:47 PM   #11
BryanJGold
New Member
BryanJGold's Avatar
United_States
3
Rep
19
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 M6 convertible
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: New Jersey

iTrader: (0)

MarcJ if I had white i would do it like yours that looks great. but they are right its to black with the already black car. Im def gonna do the black girlle now and an exhaust both of witch i dont know where to find. any incite on this?
Appreciate 0
      05-21-2011, 04:51 PM   #12
BryanJGold
New Member
BryanJGold's Avatar
United_States
3
Rep
19
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 M6 convertible
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: New Jersey

iTrader: (0)

BMW3fxd its jet black
Appreciate 0
      05-22-2011, 06:20 AM   #13
JOHNBMWM5
Live for today tomorrow never comes
JOHNBMWM5's Avatar
United Kingdom
85
Rep
5,339
Posts

 
Drives: 2015 M6 GC CP
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: UK

iTrader: (0)

Exclamation

Do NOT do it on a black or dark blue car, it will look awful
If it was AW then yes as the picture shows it would look real good, black on black NO.
__________________
Live for now, life is too short.
2015 M6 GC with CP Alpine & Sakhir
Appreciate 0
      05-22-2011, 06:41 AM   #14
BobRBob
Private
BobRBob's Avatar
Canada
0
Rep
81
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 528i, Cashmere Silver
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Toronto

iTrader: (0)

I don't like. JMO.
__________________
2001 530i Sport (deceased)
2011 528i Cashmere Silver/Black Dakota, Sport, Nav, Premium Pkg, Premium Sound, Comfort Seats
1977 Corvette
Appreciate 0
      05-22-2011, 01:57 PM   #15
BMW3FXD
Private First Class
BMW3FXD's Avatar
England
3
Rep
110
Posts

 
Drives: BMW 520d M-Sport (on order)
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: UK

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by BryanJGold View Post
BMW3fxd its jet black
OK - Thanks. Thats the colour I'm currently ordering. Looks great in you pic - which is good news.
Appreciate 0
      05-22-2011, 05:47 PM   #16
BMW9
Private
United_States
1
Rep
65
Posts

 
Drives: BMW 550i M Sport / Nissan GTR
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Los Angeles

iTrader: (0)

I think the black rims give it a "murder" look. Its a matter of opinion and I love the look.
Appreciate 0
      05-23-2011, 10:59 AM   #17
MarcJ
Private First Class
MarcJ's Avatar
8
Rep
129
Posts

 
Drives: F11 525d
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Belgium

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by BryanJGold View Post
MarcJ if I had white i would do it like yours that looks great. but they are right its to black with the already black car. Im def gonna do the black girlle now and an exhaust both of witch i dont know where to find. any incite on this?
It's not my car. I found those on the forum.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
exhaust, f10, f10m, msport, paint wheels

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:25 AM.




5post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST