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Old 11-08-2013, 06:57 PM   #16
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Much love for those as well
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Old 11-08-2013, 11:37 PM   #17
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Holy sheit... time for an intervention. Makes our collection of 5 look pretty rookie.

PS: your dog looks like a wolf now.
lol yeah...tell me about it! Only need an 850ci and i'm done! Yes, the husky looks pretty good right now!
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Old 11-20-2013, 12:34 AM   #18
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So i started with some minor exterior changes; got some black grills just like every other car i own. Dinan MAF to be installed after it comes back from full tuneup at Bimmersport. After 2 weeks of driving it, gotta say this is one of the most enjoyable BMW's i have owned!
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Old 11-20-2013, 02:32 AM   #19
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Gotta say on the red the chrome looks better imo... the black does'nt look right like it was some kind of el cheapo body shop repair... If it was white or black then the black grills would look better but that's just my feeling... maybe if you could keep the chrome trim rings with the black fins from the black grills now that would pop.
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Old 11-20-2013, 08:46 AM   #20
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Winter hotness; Imola red 4.6is X5

Yup. That's why I put chrome outer surrounds and black slats on my Imola Red E39. The all-black didn't look right for some reason, but the all-chrome looked tacky.
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Old 11-20-2013, 01:04 PM   #21
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Old 11-20-2013, 04:02 PM   #22
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Thanks guys!

IMO the chrome does not fit in well...ALL the other moldings and trim are black (even grill on top of hood), so it had to go!
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Old 11-20-2013, 04:22 PM   #23
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Yup, just like the black trim everywhere on the E39, lol. Here's what some of us meant:



I definitely think gloss black would look far better, the matte kind of leaves it looking cheap and unfinished against all that bright red.
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Old 11-20-2013, 04:41 PM   #24
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Oh I know what you mean, but still not feeling it! IF I could get high gloss would be better, but had no choice, unless I clear coat it, and I have no patience for that! lol
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i think that looks good on your car anuk, but on the x5 i definitely say go black.
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Oh I know what you mean, but still not feeling it! IF I could get high gloss would be better, but had no choice, unless I clear coat it, and I have no patience for that! lol
Honestly, at the end of the day, it doesn't even make a difference because it's a freakin' minty fresh Imola red 4.6 iS!
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Old 11-20-2013, 08:56 PM   #27
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I like the all black. But whatever, 4.6 Alpina engine
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Honestly, at the end of the day, it doesn't even make a difference because it's a freakin' minty fresh Imola red 4.6 iS!
Haha! Don't worry, i kept the originals, if you one day decide to buy it from me, to keep the Imola M5 company!!! So you can be Imola all year long!

JK, i dont think i'm selling ANYTIME SOON! lol
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Not cool to get my hopes up like that, Fil. NOT cool!
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I'm liking the all black......
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