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    Question Silver or black wheels?

    At the top is how my wheels look right now. I shopped them to black at the bottom. Which one you think looks better?
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    Here's another black wheel 'shop of my current wheels...

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    The black isn't bad, but I think the silver looks a little nicer.
    Custom Mirage products: Cruise control kit, Glove box light, MAF sensor housing
    Current project: Developing a rear sway bar alternative

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    I do like the black.

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    I vote for a dark gray, like gunmetal. Can you photoshop that?

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    I like the black personally. The silver looks out of place.
    You need to consider what other exterior mods/upgrades you plan on doing though so it works together.
    Will weld for beer.

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    Silver... black looks like cheap poor ricer look...

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    black or silver

    If you compare clean tires, I like the black myself. Given how dirty my Mirage gets during the winter, the silver may show dirt and salt less. Overall, both sets of wheels look great. Thanks for sharing a nice comparison!

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    So, what did you decide to go with?
    Custom Mirage products: Cruise control kit, Glove box light, MAF sensor housing
    Current project: Developing a rear sway bar alternative

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 41.7 mpg (US) ... 17.7 km/L ... 5.6 L/100 km ... 50.0 mpg (Imp)


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    My vote: grey or black!

    And a 1 - 2 inch drop.


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage base ES 1.2 manual: 54.0 mpg (US) ... 23.0 km/L ... 4.4 L/100 km ... 64.9 mpg (Imp)


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