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Anybody with 'Midnight Silver' and 'Sonic Carbon' Wheels?

Discussion in 'Model X' started by bell2041, Mar 20, 2018.

  1. bell2041

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    Does anybody have Midnight Silver Metallic with 20" Sonic Carbon Wheels?
    I would love to see some real pictures. Can't find any online.

    Thanks in advance
     
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    ohhh, that loooks so good. I literally have a crush on that combo, but with black interior.

    Please more links or pics.
     
  4. ChicagolandMX

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    Haven't taken any nice pics with chrome delete yet. 20180320_094600.jpg
     
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  5. Joetnr1

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    Just ordered this combo on 3/10 w/ black interior and now I'm stoooooooked.
     
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    Looks great, love the midnight silver wife didn't. Got regular silver. I didnt upgrade rims though. Didn't think it was worth it just for a colour change. Bought Tsportlines instead
     
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    Interesting. I’ve go the midnight silver (love that color!) and wasn’t a fan of the sonic carbon. BUUUUT keeping the standard wheels clean, especially the front, is a nightmare. The X spits out brake dust like it’s going out of style.

    I bet those sonic carbon wheels look “cleaner” for much longer. Solid choice, Chicagoland.

    Now how to change the wheels without the wife noticing?
     
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    You just change them. When she asks you tell her it’s just brake dust.
     
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  9. ChicagolandMX

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    You have three choices as I see it (maybe 4).

    -Buy a set of Sonic Carbon wheels.
    -Powder coat your existing wheels the Sonic Carbon color (+/- $1,000 all in).
    -Nano coat your existing wheels the minimize buildup and make cleaning a breeze.
    -(Option 4) combine 1&3 or 2&3 and get the best of both worlds.
     
  10. bell2041

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    gentlemen, where are the pictures? :))
     
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    I have midnight silver and I'm planning to go black on the wheels. I would do grey on any other color but on midnight silver it's too monotone for me.
     
  12. bell2041

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    Do you have pictures to share?
     
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    Has anyone seen white with the sonic wheels? Not to hijack the thread but I’m not finding good pictures of that combo that aren’t stock pictures. Thanks
     
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    Some poor quality pics from the Mission Viejo Mall garage for your viewing pleasure. X and S

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    The car went over a nail next to a construction site. The puncture was so severe that the tire couldn't even hold air for more than a minute. Had to tow it in to replace the tire.
     
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    You shouldn't have brake dust on your rims, I don't. You're probably using your brakes too much and not regen. Ensure you have regen set to standard and avoid the brakes as much as possible. Mine stay really clean.

    It's not Sonic Carbon (that option wasn't available when I ordered) but I got them powder coated a gun-metal gray.
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  20. ChicagolandMX

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