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    Watanabe wheel resto question

    Have an old grungy set of Watanabes I want to clean up and make spiffy. My favorite "look" for these is the Type R style with a polished lip and painted center. Like this:





    The color isn't really black, and isn't a good match for most "gunmetal" wheel paints, so...

    Any thoughts on easy to obtain paints that mimic this (charcoal?) color?

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    Re: Watanabe wheel resto question

    I used to own an Acura TL. The color was "Anthracite Metallic" (color code NH643M) which looks similar to the color of those wheels. If you have an automotive paint shop near you they should be able to create the color using that code. They might even be able to put it in a spray can for you. Just a thought

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    Re: Watanabe wheel resto question

    Quote Originally Posted by ImPo
    Just a thought
    And a good one at that. :tu: :mrgreen:

    Got a pic of the car in question by chance? Is this it?


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    Re: Watanabe wheel resto question

    That's the color. Here's a pic of my old TL


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    Re: Watanabe wheel resto question

    Thanks. :mrgreen:

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