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Wheel color for Tungsten Metallic 1500


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I've been shopping online quite a bit for new wheels for my 2015 Tungsten Metallic 1500.  I have a 2" level and am still running the stock 17" wheels with 265/70/17 highway tires.  I've settled on 17" wheels and 285/70/17 tires (probably Toyo AT3s).

 

I've probably changed my mind at least half a dozen times on what wheels I want.  This particular color of truck looks very different depending on lighting and it's making it difficult for me to pick wheels that will look good under all or most circumstances.  In low light/cloudy conditions, my truck looks very dark gray or almost black.  But sometimes in direct sunlight it gives off a little bit of a metallic purple-ish hue.

 

I was most recently deciding between Helo 904s in satin black or Icon Rebounds in satin black with the simulated bead lock.  In general, I think I'd black wheels (over chrome or bronze).  My truck still has a lot of chrome on the front though, and so I though that some chrome highlights (like beadlock rivets or machined accents) might compliment that well.  I was heavily leaning toward some Pro Comp wheels with machined accents, but decided they looked a little to "flashy" for what I was going for.

 

Then the other night I started looking at Icon Rebounds in titanium.  I've looked online but am really having a hard time figuring out how light or dark they are, and how they look with particular color of truck.

 

Anyone running a similar wheel style to the Icon Rebounds in a titanium finish with this color of truck?

 

Or anyone running a similar style of wheel with a different finish that they found works really well with this color of truck?

 

I know there's a lot on the internet already (and even this forum), but I have googled myself crazy trying to answer this and haven't really found anything that was what I'm looking for.  I figured I'd ask to see if anyone had a fresh perspective.

 

 

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3 minutes ago, J.H.2015LT said:

I have the same truck just the double cab version. I have been looking at gun metal with black for wheels. Something like this, https://www.americantrucks.com/vision-14silverado1500-111-nemesis-gunmetal-wheel-17x9-12mm-offset-111-7983gm-12.html

 

 

I definitely could see how that might look really good with our truck color.  The thing I'm not sure about though is what that color actually looks like in normal lighting conditions.  Does it look as dark as it does on that website, or does it lighten up quite a bit?  Some of the images I've seen of the Icon Rebound Titanium (which I guess will be a bit lighter than gunmetal) they are pretty light colored, almost like dirty machined aluminum wheels...

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3 hours ago, malibu43 said:

 

I definitely could see how that might look really good with our truck color.  The thing I'm not sure about though is what that color actually looks like in normal lighting conditions.  Does it look as dark as it does on that website, or does it lighten up quite a bit?  Some of the images I've seen of the Icon Rebound Titanium (which I guess will be a bit lighter than gunmetal) they are pretty light colored, almost like dirty machined aluminum wheels...

If you find anything that looks good with our trucks please share. I'm looking to change my wheels out as well.

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Not sure why I never though of checking youtube vs looking at static images.  It gives a much better idea of what the wheels really look like.

 

"Dark Tint" wheels on Tungsten Metallic.

 

Some good images of Gunmetal

 

Satin Black Rebounds on a red silverado

 

 

Titanium Rebounds

 

Titanium definitely look too silver I think for a tungsten metallic truck.  Gunmetal looks ok, as does the satin black.

 

Interested to hear other thoughts as well...

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