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Old 03-19-2010, 01:18 PM   #16
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Not feeling the side skirts but I think the rest of the car looks great. Something different from the usual m-tech
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Old 03-19-2010, 02:19 PM   #17
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Hamann Lip looks muchhh better than m-tech
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Old 03-19-2010, 06:41 PM   #18
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Looked @ M-Tech..... didn't do it for me @ all!! Way too many M3 wannabees out there with M-Tech I or II bumper kits. My actual preference is the Reiger Front lip and rear spoiler, but, 2nd fav is the Hamann and got all the 4 pieces (spoiler, side skirts and rear spoiler) for around $200 total. The deals were too good to refuse, so Hamann it is!! May swap out pieces over time, not sure. ACS look also doesn't do it for me either; way too in your face!.....

Still need to polish pieces, thats why they aren't looking as shiny as the rest of the paint. Have 3 clear costs, but need to use some rubbing compund on them theis weekend to bring out the shine. Because of the colder temps, wanted to give them more time to fully cure before buffing them.
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Old 03-20-2010, 10:44 PM   #19
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hay

hay you did a nice job on that i have to see it in person sometime
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Old 03-20-2010, 11:48 PM   #20
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Nice! Where is the rear!?
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Old 03-21-2010, 01:35 AM   #21
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Nice! Where is the rear!?
Need a stylish rear bumper..... got one? Love the coupe bumpers..... they fit on my sedan? Got any?
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Old 03-21-2010, 01:37 AM   #22
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hay you did a nice job on that i have to see it in person sometime
Hey Arturs;

Where were u on Friday night? We had a decent turnout @ LaPaloma's considering the time of year.... about 20 cars.... of course the Mercedes owners with their small penis' had to do burnouts and generally be dicks....
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Old 03-21-2010, 01:53 PM   #23
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Very nice, facelift on an OG body kit, unique, the only thing i dislike is the red calipers.
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Old 03-21-2010, 02:39 PM   #24
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very nice


where did you get it from if you don't mind me asking? I was thinking of just getting the front lip on my car

I don't like the red calipers AT all... reminds me too much of the 'boy racer' scene... paint them black IMO
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Old 03-21-2010, 09:44 PM   #25
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Its my Need for Speed car in real life. LOL. Calipers are getting redone this week hopefully when I do a complete brake job on the front (rotors, pad, caliper rebuild). If not red, what colour(s) should I consider? We have a vote for Black, I personally LIKE the red, but that was stock M6 rims (silver). Considering the rims are BMW colour A22 Sparkling Graphite what other colours would really stand out. Want the calipers to be quite noticable behind rims, but not "silly". Yellow is too Hondaish I think and wouldn't suit scheme of car, but coukd work. Any photshop artists out there that care to render a few options using my pics?
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Old 03-21-2010, 11:16 PM   #26
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you know what they say... once you go black.... you never go back...

im pretty sure they're talking about brake capilers
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Old 03-21-2010, 11:18 PM   #27
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Thanks!! That's what caught my eye as well and the red calipers really standout behind it... They sorta were lost with the original rims.

Hope you like it cause it's coming to you for spring detailing VERY shortly and its your job to bring out the real shine! Need to buff spoilers and skirts this weekend with rubbing compound to bring out the shine, then it should look a whole lot sweeter!!
lol will do.

Don't go to town with the rubbing compound or I'll be knocking on your door

Again, she looks fantastic
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Old 03-22-2010, 01:41 AM   #28
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lol will do.

Don't go to town with the rubbing compound or I'll be knocking on your door

Again, she looks fantastic
Well, according to paint mfg, they suggested a light rub with rubbing compund about 5 days after application to bring out shine.... We'll be talking in about a month about some detailing.......
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Old 03-22-2010, 01:48 AM   #29
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you know what they say... once you go black.... you never go back...

im pretty sure they're talking about brake capilers
I had a girl tell me quite the opposite once, but that's another story for a completely different forum.....

I think black calipers woud be "lost" behind the graphite rims. Since the 330s use larger calipers than the other 3 series (except M3 of course); abotu 30% from what I've seen, many people think I have oversized or racing calipers..... plus, I really like red for calipers (last couple of cars have had red calipers).... apparently so does Ferrari (not comparing; although my bro owns a few), Porsche, Lambo, Brembo, and many others...... seems to be a popular colour for brake calipers..... yellow would not suit the look... Black could work...... Silver NFG. thoughts?
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Old 03-23-2010, 11:33 AM   #30
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hay

i was unaware there was a meet at lapaloma's, i would of stopped by to check it out but i guess i missed out
im waiting for the first main meet this yr and im hoping we put together a good video since max hasent had one in awhile
for the calipers i would say go black if there stock unless their bermbos u must go red but just let ur rotors show off on there own

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