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Wheels repainting

Hi folks,
    I'm currently in the process of having my wheels refinished. For those
who have followed my saga from looking at aftermarket wheels to this stage,
the rationality is simply budget forced. A friend of mine is refinishing
them only for the cost of materials. 

Now that the wheels have been sanded down (both by hand and in a blasting
cabinet at 180 psi). It's down to a paint choice. 

My choices are to repaint the original Pearl White or to go with Audi
Silver. I was rather surprised at the cost of the paints. This is only for
a quart! 

$158 for the Pearl
$119 for the Silver

That price includes all three coats and some other stuff (including
reducer) to do the job right. I figured I would just go for the original
color since it really isn't that big of a jump in price. I couldn't think
of any other colors that would look reasonable on the car. 

I'm looking for any feedback regarding color choice and pricing, BTDT's, or
just plain rambling. I'll be ordering the paint by 12 EST tommorow. Thanks
for any advice!

P.S. the good news is that if all goes well, I should have the car back on
the road (and off the Hak 1's) in two weeks! I really can't wait. 

Osman Parvez
Albany, NY
89 200q, TAP Chip, 171K (P.White).