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      04-30-2012, 07:00 PM   #23
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I am old school and the car needs more "gold accents" to tie the package up ........ that said, these darker wheels would be much, much better ....Nice!
Gold-trimmed side markers, anyone?
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      04-30-2012, 07:14 PM   #24
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Not my thing but...

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      04-30-2012, 09:55 PM   #25
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I like it. Could've went a shade darker, like this:



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I'm going this route soon. Can't wait.
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      04-30-2012, 10:33 PM   #26
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If you're a fan of BBS LM's in full Gold, then you're a fan of this BSM 1M! I love it!
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They must be very expensive........but wouldn't gold be too soft for car wheels?
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      05-01-2012, 01:06 AM   #28
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They must be very expensive........but wouldn't gold be too soft for car wheels?
No no no gazz. They've probably just gold plated it. Could do with a polish though, I've seen brighter teeth mummies.
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No no no gazz. They've probably just gold plated it. Could do with a polish though, I've seen brighter teeth mummies.
Ah. That would be it then. Silly me.

Thank you Kamal, my most excellent friend, for your valuable elucidation.
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      05-01-2012, 04:47 AM   #31
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i really think its alright. Honestly i would have chose a different shade, this almost looks pale, but not bad at all
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      05-01-2012, 07:38 AM   #32
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Um, that ain't my car. I did not wrap my VO in BSM.

Regarding the gold on black color concept.

First, to me, back in the 70s, the F1 Team Lotus had the coolest livery: John Player Special. Fond memories. As a kid, the CEO of one of the main investors (Luxembourg) behind the current F1 Team Lotus purchased with his first pocket money ...a Lotus JPS scale model car. Passion for F1, you know. Now, check the 2012 F1 Lotus livery (Lotus E20) and you'll know who promoted the idea.

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Secondly, gold-colored wheels on a BMW.

Well, have a look at what could be "The Mother of all ///M cars" (nicknamed "Das Batmobil"), as on display in the BMW Museum. The grand-mother of the 1M was kinda wild thang, quite some time before the word "bling-bling" came into fashion. Many things have changed over the past decades, but BMW and BBS are still producing fine stuff.

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      05-01-2012, 04:25 PM   #33
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I like it.
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Hat off to you.
Um, that ain't my car. I did not wrap my VO in BSM.

Regarding the gold on black color concept.

First, to me, back in the 70s, the F1 Team Lotus had the coolest livery: John Player Special. Fond memories. As a kid, the CEO of one of the main investors (Luxembourg) behind the current F1 Team Lotus purchased with his first pocket money ...a Lotus JPS scale model car. Passion for F1, you know. Now, check the 2012 F1 Lotus livery (Lotus E20) and you'll know who promoted the idea.

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Secondly, gold-colored wheels on a BMW.

Well, have a look at what could be "The Mother of all ///M cars" (nicknamed "Das Batmobil"), as on display in the BMW Museum. The grand-mother of the 1M was kinda wild thang, quite some time before the word "bling-bling" came into fashion. Many things have changed over the past decades, but BMW and BBS are still producing fine stuff.

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my thoughts exactly this car reminds me of the current LOTUS chassis of RAI and GRO! awesome
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      05-01-2012, 04:46 PM   #35
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pretty bad but i dont think you can make anything worse than einser's car lmao
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      05-01-2012, 04:58 PM   #36
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pretty bad but i dont think you can make anything worse than einser's car lmao
That ain't nice of you, "Tigra".

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ha ha merci artemis
mais il en vo meme pas la peine le batard!
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      05-01-2012, 05:23 PM   #38
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with the McLaren I'll have to say the Lotus is the best looking chassis on the grid this year
that is why i liked how the gold wheels looked on the BSM !

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Donald approved.





As a matter of fact I was in between a dark gold and gunmetal for my OEM's. I'll have to make up my mind by the time I put my winter wheels on.
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      05-01-2012, 07:09 PM   #41
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I think it could work, but need to do a smoked tint on the headlights and blackout grill...
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I like it as well.
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I like it as well.
and a drop
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Who will be first with pink wheels? Einser M take lead! ;-)
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