18' or 19's?????

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This is something I am torn with. My 19s need a refueb and the tyres are done so is the right time to do. I like the look of the 67's but not sure the sizes as people are saying the square setup is better. Whats the deal with the rears on the front. Is that a square setup just using 4 rears, how do they fit?
 

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I'm desperately looking for a brand new 18x9 rear wheel as I have brand new fronts and one rear waiting to go on my Y reg car which originally came on 18's but somewhere along the way someone has fitted 19's.

The 19's have recently been refurbished and they do look good with the PY paint but I just want it back to how it came when new.
 

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Yep you are mental ;) unless low and a square setup using rears on the front, csl or OEM 19s look better. Just my opinion.


Looks good!
Are these 18s or 19s powder coated in one colour? What’s the colour? They look fantastic and I prefer them to the standard diamond cut/polished finish.
 

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Are these 18s or 19s powder coated in one colour? What’s the colour? They look fantastic and I prefer them to the standard diamond cut/polished finish.

For the OE18's it's shadow chrome - a multi-layer process:

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The OE18's only work in shadow chrome imo, I've seen OE18 refurbs in flat silver....yuck!

Getting a set of 18's refurbed in shadow chrome was a challenge. Many shops would say they could do it only for the end result to be too dark. Some members here have had amazing refurbs (shadow chrome) - I've pm'd asking for references but unfortunately no responses.

If anyone knows of a reputable alloy refurbishment that can actually get close to OE Shadow Chrome, please share.



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If anyone knows of a reputable alloy refurbishment that can actually get close to OE Shadow Chrome, please share.

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Also note, there are two different manufacturers for the 18" styles 67 with two different shades.
 

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Have a read of this post regarding lepsons and shadow chrome finish.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CWWS2AMq8C2/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

We use Lepsons a lot including shaddow chrome finish E39 wheels and never have issues.

Sounds like a bit of confusion over what was required and if you read the comments, other people are happy with Lepsons work and there is a reply from what looks to be someone from Lepsons giving another side to the story........
 

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