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      08-01-2012, 10:19 PM   #155
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Except for roundels and exhaust tips. I had black and white roundels on my M3, can't get em for the 1M though.
Roundels need to stay OEM IMO. I don't have the OEM muffler, so not chrome

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      08-01-2012, 11:08 PM   #156
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Just ordered these to get rid of the chrome look. Side markers in light tint.
Gunmetal wheels next?
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      08-01-2012, 11:13 PM   #157
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Gunmetal wheels next?
Don't think so. I like the wheels as is. How's your door scratch... I have some VO touch up if you need?
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      08-02-2012, 05:19 AM   #158
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Don't think so. I like the wheels as is. How's your door scratch... I have some VO touch up if you need?
Thanks mate. Just leaving it until the workshop when I'm ready for the M to smell like a paint shop
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      08-13-2012, 04:23 AM   #159
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      08-13-2012, 07:11 AM   #160
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Still waiting on my black side gills .
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I like.

All you 1M owners making changes to your cars... makes my stock an unique one too
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      08-13-2012, 07:22 AM   #162
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I like.

All you 1M owners making changes to your cars... makes my stock an unique one too
True, especially we all make similar changes. .
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      08-13-2012, 07:26 AM   #163
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Still waiting on my black side gills .

Me too Sparoz

Looking good Ian, are you doing anything with the wheels, or leaving them alone?
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      08-13-2012, 07:54 AM   #164
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Me too Sparoz

Looking good Ian, are you doing anything with the wheels, or leaving them alone?
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True, especially we all make similar changes. .
I got the matte black side markers in the Super-light tints. Also a black ///M boot badge.

Black kidneys definitely make the car look tougher.

Not painting wheels.

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      08-13-2012, 08:02 AM   #165
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True, especially we all make similar changes. .
You could always go those red wheels I posted elsewhere a BIG differentiator.
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      08-13-2012, 05:17 PM   #166
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I got the matte black side markers in the Super-light tints. Also a black ///M boot badge.

Black kidneys definitely make the car look tougher.

Not painting wheels.
Ah, didn't noticed the tint and matte. I have got gloss black to match with the rest of the car. . Still 50/50 on Ti tips or Carbon tips.

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You could always go those red wheels I posted elsewhere a BIG differentiator.
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      08-13-2012, 05:26 PM   #167
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Ah, didn't noticed the tint and matte. I have got gloss black to match with the rest of the car. . Still 50/50 on Ti tips or Carbon tips.



No thanks!
We need more pics of your car!
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      08-13-2012, 05:39 PM   #168
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We need more pics of your car!
Only had the grill and nuts installed. Still waiting on the gills ! Only another month or so to go with the brakes and akra!!!
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      08-13-2012, 05:50 PM   #169
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Nice one Ian..

What was wrong with the ///M badges you purchased?
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Nice one Ian..

What was wrong with the ///M badges you purchased?
One of the side markers has a small crack. The ///M badge has some chrome showing, can probably be touched up though... I can bring it for you if you want?. IND is sending me new items though... good vendor to deal with
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Only had the grill and nuts installed. Still waiting on the gills ! Only another month or so to go with the brakes and akra!!!
When did you order?...mine took 1 week
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One of the side markers has a small crack. The ///M badge has some chrome showing, can probably be touched up though... I can bring it for you if you want?. IND is sending me new items though... good vendor to deal with
Hope my side markers and boot ///M badge are ok , should get them this week, steering wheel next week
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When did you order?...mine took 1 week
Three weeks ago . Ordered mine from Alekshop as there is something else that needs to come over. They've only posted it a week ago - I think they were out of stock so hopefully will get it sometime this week.
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      08-13-2012, 06:31 PM   #174
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One of the side markers has a small crack. The ///M badge has some chrome showing, can probably be touched up though... I can bring it for you if you want?. IND is sending me new items though... good vendor to deal with
Cool.. bring along on Saturday... cant wait to see the front grills on the VO..
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Looks nice Ian. Much better than the chrome.
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I think the 1M's pull off the chrome better than the 135i's but I still prefer the blacked out look. Looks great, VO looks sweet in those pics.
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