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Old 07-15-2010, 08:27 AM   #1
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What color to paint 330ci

I am going to repaint my 330ci black but am stuck between 3 colors. Astro (mini cooper), Saphire, or Rubin. Any suggestons?
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Old 07-15-2010, 08:39 AM   #2
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I would say keep it Jet Black with hard coating on the bumper and hood to avoid paint chips.
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Old 07-15-2010, 12:47 PM   #3
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IDK, I find the metallic is nicer. Supposively it gets less dirty and the scratches show less. The astro has a blue to it and the rubin has a red to it. I have no idea which one to take.
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Old 07-15-2010, 02:55 PM   #4
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where are u getting it repainted and how much ?

I was thinking of doing the same to my E30.
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Old 07-15-2010, 03:20 PM   #5
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IDK, I find the metallic is nicer. Supposively it gets less dirty and the scratches show less. The astro has a blue to it and the rubin has a red to it. I have no idea which one to take.
Just a heads up if you are thinking to paint your car with metallic flakes it will be harder to touch up later down the road. That is why I suggested you go with Jet Black since it can be touched up alot easier. Sure it is hard to maintain but that is why we wax and clean your car to avoid marks.
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Old 07-15-2010, 03:36 PM   #6
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Old 07-15-2010, 04:00 PM   #7
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Flat black!
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Old 07-15-2010, 04:52 PM   #8
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Old 07-15-2010, 05:22 PM   #9
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matte black.... that doesn't scratch....
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Old 07-17-2010, 10:28 AM   #10
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Idk guys, I really like the metallic colors. I went with the Astro Black from a mini cooper. It has a depp tone of metallic blue in it. Thx for the advice though. To answer the question on painting their e30, I am getting it repainted from a small town near montreal. Its a guy who is near retirement and worked in body shops all his life, he now has his own shop at his country place with a couple of garages. His prices are really good. Costing me 2.5K for my e46. He is going to fix all my rust cut out the rusted parts and replace them with new metal. He is also taking all parts when painting.
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Old 09-17-2010, 09:40 PM   #11
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Old 09-18-2010, 03:53 PM   #12
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black sapphire metallic. looks amazing day and night
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Old 12-08-2010, 12:56 AM   #13
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estoril blue, laguna seca blue, imola red.

something unique and classic at the same time. original bimmer colours that will never get old
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