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View Poll Results: Gloss Black or Chrome 10 spoke ZL1 rims on Inferno Orange ZL1
Gloss Black 16 59.26%
Chrome 11 40.74%
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Old 07-06-2017, 05:22 PM   #1
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Gloss Black or Chrome 10 spoke ZL1's on Inferno Orange?

I could use some help on this decision. My Zl1 has the 5 spoke wheels and I'd like to pull them off, as there is some curb rash on each of them. I may sell them or have them restored.

Looking at ZL1 10 spoke reproductions, and I can't decide between chrome or gloss black. I am 50, so chrome has always been a staple, and truthfully, I have never been a fan of black wheels, but the more I see them on an Inferno Oranage car like mine, the more I am liking them.
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Old 07-06-2017, 06:06 PM   #2
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Black chrome

Picture of your car? I generally don't care for chrome and typically like black wheels, but of course every case is different and chrome can look pretty bad ass too.

Edit: if you're car is stock/no cosmetics have been done I'd say black with the orange would look pretty slick.
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Old 07-07-2017, 05:51 PM   #3

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I think either is a good look on IOM,but I would go black chrome
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Old 07-09-2017, 03:16 PM   #4

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Old 07-09-2017, 03:34 PM   #5
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I am mid fifties and I always had chrome Cragars or something similar on my cars. It took me awhile to come around to liking black wheels, seemed like something the kids like. I finally bought some and they do look good but are hard to keep clean. I say get both, change them around once in awhile. A girl can never have too many shoes, right?
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Old 07-09-2017, 09:48 PM   #6
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I have gloss black foose wheels and get dirty right away from the brake dust. I have the OEM pads still though so that may get better with lower dust pads. I am an old fart too and I am kind of leaning toward getting chrome or black chrome if I replace the wheels. I hope to see some black chrome in person at the fest. From pictures I am just not sure.
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Old 07-10-2017, 12:03 AM   #7
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I say chrome also.I'm 51 and came up with the Cragars and Keystone Classics so I'm in favor of them.
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Old 07-10-2017, 10:08 AM   #8

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If you tend to lean toward flashy get the chrome. If you want attitude go with black. Either one will look awesome! Good luck in your decision!

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Old 07-10-2017, 11:40 AM   #9

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I think either would look good but like you I am not a big fan of black. I went with silver as I find chrome does not hold up well.
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Old 07-10-2017, 11:48 AM   #10
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I'm 49 and have evolved to liking the black.
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Old 07-10-2017, 03:10 PM   #11
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I'm a chrome guy but with orange, black should go on it.
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Old 07-16-2017, 11:09 AM   #12

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You could do a Nickle Pearl like the Corvette GS. I just bought a set of Gen 6 wheels in gun metal gray.
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Old 07-21-2017, 08:22 PM   #13
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Orange and black would look a little too Halloweenie to me. I think some of the gray metallics might look good. They hide brake dust better than either black or chrome too.
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Old 07-22-2017, 09:19 PM   #14

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