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      05-30-2011, 08:37 AM   #18
stefan
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Drives: E92M3
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Calgary

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Garage List
2011 BMW M3  [4.17]
2008 BMW 135i  [5.00]
1999 BMW M3 VF  [5.00]
2003 BMW M3  [3.10]
2016 BMW X1  [0.00]
2001 BMW M5  [0.00]
Looks great. Affirms my LMB choice. Those wheels are perfection. Unfortunately I couldn't afford them on my order as here in Canada it means we also have to pickup the Executive package, adding about $8K to the order.


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Originally Posted by Money2536 View Post
BMW is supposed to be very environmentally friendly. From what I understand they don't use many of the harmful solvents that allow the clear coat to adhere to the body more smoothly. The only solution is to have the entire car wet sanded. I don't think I'm up for that. I deal with the orange peel.
I think eventually this will be common to many manufacturers as a similar "green" process has yet to be developed for mainstream cars w.r.t. the clearcoat adherence, AFAIK.

Also good call on not lowering. That ride height is spectacular. The 10mm drop cleans it all up while still being usable for every day. Thumbs up for being able to go over speed bumps.
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Last edited by stefan; 05-30-2011 at 08:43 AM.