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The Sly
12-22-2002, 10:54 PM
Hey guys
My friend Bobloblaw just got his first E30 and he want to get it freshly painted.It is a Bronze 1988 325IS with Cream Leather Interior.
We will lower the beast and want to get a stroker built for next summer.

His favorite color is blue for now and he also like the Mtech kit.
I like Silver so show us your ride.

Give us some suggestions and Pictures...
Thanks All

The SLy

Bob Loblaw
12-22-2002, 11:03 PM
As for the color, I'm thinking Blue Lagoon (Metallic) (http://www.scottvw.com/images/jettawagon_glx_bluelagoon.jpg) , as seen on a few Jettas. This image doesn't really do the color justice, though...

bmwm5lover
12-23-2002, 12:12 AM
I know what your talking about, a relative of mine bought a jetta like that, i think with a colour thats a bit darker than this tho....looks like navy blue a bit,,,,*love*

M50E30
12-23-2002, 12:58 AM
Mercedes Benz Brilliant Silver Metallic

Bob Loblaw
12-23-2002, 01:14 AM
Yeeeaaaaah, I like that! Actually, The Sly suggested that color for my 325is. Who knows?

Jase
12-23-2002, 02:03 AM
y a...m50e30's car is a sweet colour..really shows it well.I would go silver

BMW BMXer
12-23-2002, 02:03 AM
mystery blue (it was sposed to boe carbon black, its kinda close to artic blue but not)

The Sly
12-23-2002, 07:04 PM
Originally posted by Bob Loblaw
Yeeeaaaaah, I like that! Actually, The Sly suggested that color for my 325is. Who knows?

Yea Where do you think I got the to choose this color...

Look at the CAR Man...nice color M50E30

The Sly
12-23-2002, 07:05 PM
Originally posted by M50E30
Mercedes Benz Brilliant Silver Metallic

Now that is the Perfect Color for the Perfect car....

Look at this Bob Loblaw........

Bob Loblaw
12-25-2002, 12:30 AM
Ok, how about this... Silver with blue flames?? :madnoel:

The Sly
12-25-2002, 12:53 AM
No way
It is one or the Other...
If you choose both i wont speak to you anymore

Ha HA

ROB89M3
12-25-2002, 01:46 AM
If I get another E30 it will look like this ! Color looks great !

Click for more pics (http://www.fasternet.de/e30/fotost/f00885/f00885.htm)

The Sly
12-25-2002, 03:12 AM
Yes ROB89M3 I have seen it on the German site ....It is one of a kind
I like it because it is very different and odd.
A few years back i almost purchased a E30 that was painted yellow....It was different and a big eye catcher.

But I backed down, it was too much color for me.

johnoz
12-25-2002, 12:14 PM
My all time favorite. 'Delphin Blau/Grau Metallic'

The Sly
12-25-2002, 01:09 PM
Is that more blue or more on the dark gray side ?

johnoz
12-25-2002, 01:29 PM
Hi,

No picture can show a car's color(especially this one) but here is one to give you basic idea.

I like this color because it is not so dark, not so light (shiny).
Never shows any dust or mud or dirt (unlike my current black one) yet it has some heavy deep sporty looking effect.

Enjoy !

The Sly
12-25-2002, 02:20 PM
Talking about black....

My E30 has a custom color but I would like to get it black.

What do you think I should do?..

My other E30 4 door was black and I loved it but it is alot of work.

johnoz
12-25-2002, 03:13 PM
Actually, I am probably the last person to give anyone any advice (esp on paint work) here but, black kinda needs a lot of car washes. Depends on where and how often you drive the car though.
But when washed and waxed right, it kinda looks nice and I get compliments/looks very often when stopped on a light from others despite the fact I am driving a 92 (11yr old car).

Good Luck,

The Sly
12-28-2002, 04:34 PM
O.K. I really think that I will get it painted black in the spring

M50E30
12-28-2002, 09:03 PM
Originally posted by The Sly
O.K. I really think that I will get it painted black in the spring

I hope you have a REALLY good body shop. Black is harder on older cars because it shows every defect/flaw, ding, chip, etc... Which in turn costs more in labour.

The Sly
12-28-2002, 09:06 PM
You got a GOOD point there !
Are you trying to get me to get it painted Silver ? Ha! Ha!

Thanks for the reply

M50E30
12-28-2002, 10:50 PM
Originally posted by The Sly
You got a GOOD point there !
Are you trying to get me to get it painted Silver ? Ha! Ha!

Thanks for the reply

Oh no. If you do know of a good body shop then go with the black! If it is done right it will look dead sexy! <----- Best Fat Bastard Voice! LOL! :D

Bob Loblaw
12-29-2002, 12:00 AM
Ok, Sly, you go MB silver, I go Laguna Blue!

The Sly
12-29-2002, 12:25 AM
Heyyyy BobLoblaw....your back on!!!!

About the color....I will go black when you get yours done the right way...Silver....Ha!