Repainting Activa Wheels colour ??

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Stewart(oily)
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Repainting Activa Wheels colour ??

Post by Stewart(oily) »

I am in the process of fitting my Activa wheels to my recently acquired Xantia HDI, the car is rather shiny in Wicked red and I was wondering what colour the collective might think would suit the car best?
I find myself drawn towards Satin black or Gunmetal.
opinions please :)

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Post by addo »

Go the full bling. Polished 14K gold plate.

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Post by Stewart(oily) »

addo wrote:Go the full bling. Polished 14K gold plate.
That is whats on there now, with spinners :wink: as I prepare these wheels I am leaning towards tactical black :)

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Re: Repainting Activa Wheels colour ??

Post by KP »

i'd go for a Titanium Silver as its a little darker but should set them off nice or a light original silver to look good against the bodywork :)

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CitroJim
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Re: Repainting Activa Wheels colour ??

Post by CitroJim »

Gunmetal and Wicked Red is a good combination. Not black though...

Gunmetal was a stock colour for some Speedlines fitted to the darker coloured Pug 205GTis and they looked quite wonderful.

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Re: Repainting Activa Wheels colour ??

Post by ACTIVE8 »

Hi

Stewart(oily)

So if you were to go for the gunmetal on the rims, and having blinged that part of the car would you go for a tint on the windows, in a matching gunmetal tint, and then lower it when you park up, to be down wiv de yoof, and chillax? :wink:

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Re: Repainting Activa Wheels colour ??

Post by Citroenmad »

Not black, very few wheels look good in black and at a glance they can just look like steel wheels without covers. Some kind of graphite grey would be nice I think.