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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-01-2017, 03:19 PM Thread Starter
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What Finishes Did The LSS Wheels Come In From The Factory

I recently purchased an Elise with LSS wheels that are damaged.
They're gloss black and I always assumed the previous owner painted them.

I've seen Satin black LSS wheels on Exiges, I've obviously seen the factory Silver.
And now after seeing a couple more sets of gloss black LSS wheels around on the board, was this also an option?

I'm trying to figure out if my wheels are some version of factory black or if they were repainted.

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The early cars came with a clear anodization that looked great. But then they switched to painted silver at some point. I don't believe they ever came gloss black.
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Mine are gloss black, but I'm pretty sure the previous owner said he painted them just because he got sick of cleaning brake dust.


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I always thought there should be a gunmetal finish wheel, has anyone seen this ?

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I always thought there should be a gunmetal finish wheel, has anyone seen this ?
Not a factory option, neither was gloss black. Shinoo has it right, just silver anodized, silver painted, and semi-gloss black. I like the anodized ones, and the silver painted ones, they both have a different cool factor to them.

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