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      03-24-2011, 10:47 AM   #1
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X6 Black Saphire - Black Wheels

hey guys,

I am ordering a new X6, and looking at getting a black one.. Question is re the wheels.. I am looking to get the Y214 black, but wondering if it will not be too dark.. Any pics of a black X6 with black wheels??
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      03-25-2011, 12:57 PM   #2
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Have the same question. I ordered with standard 20" Y-spoke. But curious about the potential batmobile aesthetic. My dealer said they were not an option to replace the standard 20" is he wrong?
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      03-25-2011, 01:10 PM   #3
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Black Sapphire.....not black wheels.....but i like the contrast better....too much black makes the wheels disappear...
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      03-25-2011, 03:07 PM   #4
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      02-13-2013, 10:05 PM   #5
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Anybody know what front aero kit is on this X6?
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      03-03-2013, 03:46 PM   #6
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I'm going through the same dilemma. At the moment I'm leaning toward lighter polished wheel versus black on black. Like the other member, I'm feeling I'll spend a lot on wheels that no one will see.

However, I'm concerned about wheel gap. Does anyone know which reduces wheel gap more: black or polished wheels?
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      05-03-2013, 02:45 PM   #7
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Do you still have those rims?
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      05-03-2013, 06:03 PM   #8
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Do you still have those rims?
I have a nice set of 22 inch wheels (bRushed aluminum) that may interest you if you are looking for after market wheels for an X6. We can talk numbers if you're interested. Let me know.
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      05-03-2013, 07:57 PM   #9
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I love my black wheels but the same thoughts ran through my head so I kept the originals and was lucky enough to score X5/6M wheels that I had painted semi gloss. High gloss was too shiny and I'm not a mat black fan.
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      05-03-2013, 07:58 PM   #10
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      05-03-2013, 08:01 PM   #11
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      05-04-2013, 11:40 AM   #12
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hey guys,

I am ordering a new X6, and looking at getting a black one.. Question is re the wheels.. I am looking to get the Y214 black, but wondering if it will not be too dark.. Any pics of a black X6 with black wheels??
Check my garage pics, I did paint my wheels in semi gloss black (powder coat), I also painted the front grill and window trim, I love the results
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      05-20-2013, 10:12 PM   #13
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How do u eliminate the for logs warning on the dash board after u have put on those wheels
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      06-06-2013, 10:16 AM   #14
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Here is mine with black wheels.
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Black Sapphire.....not black wheels.....but i like the contrast better....too much black makes the wheels disappear...
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      07-24-2013, 05:40 PM   #16
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hey guys,

I am ordering a new X6, and looking at getting a black one.. Question is re the wheels.. I am looking to get the Y214 black, but wondering if it will not be too dark.. Any pics of a black X6 with black wheels??
Check my garage pictures (black on black) ...
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