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Here I sit waiting in the showroom of "The wheel specialist" in Manchester..
If you get here at the crack of dawn then they offer a same day service.
I didnt want to brave the Manchester traffic more than I had to so I have decided to stay put and wait for them.. That means an 8 and a half hour wait but its worth it for the sheer convenience..
Have I gone for "Gun Metal"?
No
Have I gone for Silver ?
No
You will have to wait and see!
 

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White, with pink highlights?

(Which I saw on a Citroen DS3 tingy yesterday... with matching roof!).
 
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Blime you two....
Do you live on here?
 
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It will disguise the cr*p and still look nice..
Got to say the quality of the finish is truly outstanding.
My phone wont let me upload a demo wheel with the colour ive ordered.
 
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Look forward to the pictures Simon.
 

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Thanks Peter..
I will post properly later when I get home..
Are you going to the Haynes GTG?

Jury is still out on that Simon. My diary is quite full in July (apparently)!
 

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Thanks Peter..
I will post properly later when I get home..

I'm intrigued now..... Mine are getting refurbed next week... wonder if they can do, or can be persuaded to do, a slightly different shade...? :D
 
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I'm intrigued now..... Mine are getting refurbed next week... wonder if they can do, or can be persuaded to do, a slightly different shade...? :D

The outside is silver but within the spokes it fades to black..
Within the wheel interior its black.
All powder coated and baked..
Then sealed with lacquer and baked again..
My discription doesnt do it justice.
Its nicer than it sounds but subtly different than standard.
 
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They will discuss in detail and give unbiased advice..
I wanted gun metal but after everyone on the forum AND the sales team here said Nooooo
I had to listen...
I will photo the gun metal wheel and send it you Guy.
 

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As per PM, I like gun metal as a rule, but now think it may look a tad..... Audi A5..... on the CLS. (Nowt wrong with an A5 you understand, but... well...).

Oh well... will see what Merc say about the refurb first! (I suspect I may be pushing my luck asking for a colour change tbh!)
 
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Red Hot

Wheels are hung up on a rack now to air dry..
They are literally red hot.. I mean you feel the hest off them just standing near them.
Waiting for them to cool down now.
Then tyre fitting time....
Damned phone wont allow me to post photos but I will do that when I get home...
 


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