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Old 01-20-2013, 07:22 PM
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Were the Chrome (sic) wheels?

Please delete this one. Thanks...duplicate posting.

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Old 01-20-2013, 07:24 PM
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Were all the the Chrome (sic) rims?

...as its (it's) just to (too) much trouble then (than) its (it's) worth, and the look becomes to (too) much.

Again all personal prefrence (preference).

And "Were all the chrome rims," what, exactly?

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Old 01-20-2013, 07:37 PM
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Wow lots of time on your hands to take the time out to correct auto correct or typos typed on a phone on a car forum.

Now thats funny.

Let me guess your pimping that 335 every day and feel special.
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Old 01-20-2013, 09:01 PM
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Let me guess your pimping that 335 every day and feel special.
Lol, nice comeback! I think he's just busting your balls. But seriously, the whole chrome thing kinda went out man. I used to be a chrome whore myself, haha! But it's your car and maybe if you do it right, you can post pics to prove others wrong. Trial and error man...good luck.
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Old 01-20-2013, 09:08 PM
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Lol, nice comeback! I think he's just busting your balls. But seriously, the whole chrome thing kinda went out man. I used to be a chrome whore my self, haha! But it's your car and maybe if you do it right, you can post pics to prove others wrong. Trial and error man...good luck.
Wolf I hear you here is what I had in mind. Worst case I go all brushed like Alan has as his ride is perfect.

http://www.freehdwall.com/2011/12/ba...wheels-hd.html

I know most of these guys are against it I figured thread would go this way just getting ideas. For the most part I get my chrome fill on the wife's 2012 escalade lol

All in fun
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Old 01-21-2013, 06:16 AM
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Wolf I hear you here is what I had in mind. Worst case I go all brushed like Alan has as his ride is perfect.

http://www.freehdwall.com/2011/12/ba...wheels-hd.html

I know most of these guys are against it I figured thread would go this way just getting ideas. For the most part I get my chrome fill on the wife's 2012 escalade lol

All in fun
Right on, I think brushed is definitely the way to go if you're looking for other alternatives. Like you said, at least you got the chrome on the caddy! Lol
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Wow lots of time on your hands to take the time out to correct auto correct or typos typed on a phone on a car forum.

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Let me guess your pimping that 335 every day and feel special.
You then note..."Let me guess your pimping your 335."

This is called a run-on sentence, apart from which it's "you're," so you can't hide behind Auto Correct, Spell Check, typos, your cell phone or whatever.

In addition, it's "that's," and it's "you're."

I don't feel I'm special in any way whatsoever, unless wondering why the suicide rate among English teachers isn't higher sets me apart. Perhaps if we paid teachers (I'm not one, by the way...it's just that I appreciate mine) what NBA players are paid and vice versa, we wouldn't be in quite the academic mess we're in today.

I have an X3. My wife has a 335d. Both stock. Nothing pimped. Nothing special about me or them, above and beyond the wonderful cars they are. I do follow posts. It's just that when I see, for example, "I own to many car's," instead of "...too many cars," it's maddening.

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Old 01-21-2013, 11:17 AM
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You then note..."Let me guess your pimping your 335."

This is called a run-on sentence, apart from which it's "you're," so you can't hide behind Auto Correct, Spell Check, typos, your cell phone or whatever.

In addition, it's "that's," and it's "you're."

I don't feel I'm special in any way whatsoever, unless wondering why the suicide rate among English teachers isn't higher sets me apart. Perhaps if we paid teachers (I'm not one, by the way...it's just that I appreciate mine) what NBA players are paid and vice versa, we wouldn't be in quite the academic mess we're in today.

I have an X3. My wife has a 335d. Both stock. Nothing pimped. Nothing special about me or them, above and beyond the wonderful cars they are. I do follow posts. It's just that when I see, for example, "I own to many car's," instead of "...too many cars," it's maddening.

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+1. I'm not a grammar nazi but everyone should know how to use "you're" and "your" properly.

Now, back on topic. Chrome rims is kind of ghetto IMO.
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Old 01-21-2013, 11:27 AM
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Old 01-21-2013, 12:04 PM
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Now those pics are hot LOL.
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Rough crowed, is you're car man, like you said if done right...car will look hot!
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Rough crowed, is you're car man, like you said if done right...car will look hot!

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Sigh....sorry Richard. I feel your pain.
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Guys, please note that even BMW make some glossy/chrome 20" rims for the F10!
Pity is that their only "real" chrome rim (style 311, chrome version) is just plain hideous and reminds too much those fine stereotype examples in CaliAgents' post above
http://www.bmw.de/de/topics/service-...ryId=3982.html

IMHO on a dark car with many chrome parts (grille, exhaust tips, badges, windows trim!!!, badges, side indicators, etc.), some chrome on the rims might actually work well. However subtlety is the key, especially to avoid associations with above atrocities. If I was after such a "subtle" option, I guess those style 410 Bicolor would be my favorites from BMW:
http://www.bmw.de/de/topics/service-...ryId=4579.html

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I never noticed until this thread, but I saw 5 BMW's with chrome rims on my way to work today. I never thought of it as Ghetto! If the car is clean it's clean. If you write the check you get a vote.

You purchased the car, fix it how you want. Enjoy!
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