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      03-02-2010, 01:56 AM   #58
Mark's M
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Drives: 2012 X5 35i but MISSING the M3
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Originally Posted by biglare View Post
Congrats on the order!

I tried to get Blue Syrah Merino full leather and BMWAG said absolutely NO cars with that setup to the USA. I pressed them very hard and they would not budge. I guess in CA you get some special treatment. I can't wait to see your finished product!
Hey thanks, you're one of my "mod" idols, you just don't stop....and I love it!!! But don't feel bad about the Merino leather (although it would have looked absolutely killer with your BW). Absolutely no M3 ANYWHERE can be equiped with Merino leather because it's never been certified (i.e. crash tested to see how it reacts with the airbags and differing build materials used in the M3 versus a regular 3 series car. Strange but true. Like you, I tried. Thankfully BMW finally decided to tan their novillo hides in a handful of Individual colors but sadly....no Syrah
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