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      10-10-2012, 08:12 PM   #23
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extremely damaged and water-logged iphone camera. Blurry, colors are off, POS.
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      10-10-2012, 08:15 PM   #24
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extremely damaged and water-logged iphone camera. Blurry, colors are off, POS.
You've got an M3 and a Maserati and you can't throw down a few bones to get a working phone? Lol. I agree with others, everything looks good except for the wheels. They just don't look right black. Time for some non-OEM wheels
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      10-10-2012, 08:29 PM   #25
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You've got an M3 and a Maserati and you can't throw down a few bones to get a working phone? Lol. I agree with others, everything looks good except for the wheels. They just don't look right black. Time for some non-OEM wheels
Dont use the camera much, not worth fixing. I'm not sure yet if I want to put much money into the M3. It's my daily, and I plan to sell it after probably a year or two.. Thats the reason I just painted my wheels
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      10-10-2012, 08:32 PM   #26
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the problem is that its matte black. you need gloss black (coming from a guy with a MR M3 with gloss black parts)
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      10-10-2012, 08:34 PM   #27
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the problem is that its matte black. you need gloss black (coming from a guy with a MR M3 with gloss black parts)
I think you're right, because this car looks GOOD.
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      10-10-2012, 09:15 PM   #28
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Gloss black looks best with Melbourne IMO.. That said get a painted reflector and it will all tie in much better.

Edit* Ahh yes, see above^^
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      10-10-2012, 09:51 PM   #29
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I had the bodyshop professionally paint my kidney grilles, hood grilles, and rear bumper grille - Looks much better. My car is black so you can't tell as much, but on other colors like white/silver/red I think the gloss would really pop and look better. Never have been a fan of matte.
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Powdercoat or paint those rims glossy black so the brake dust washes off easily. When my wheels were plastidipped the brake dust caked on and turned them brown. And washing didn't help it either. I ended up with brown rims after 3 months.

Nice GT by the way. I hope that I'll be able to afford one when I'm in the market again in a year or so.
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how much would it cost to powdercoat all of this stuff gloss black?
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      10-10-2012, 10:29 PM   #32
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it look good, and it would look even better with Performance splitters!
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I honestly think it's the tan interior that's throwing the look off...
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how much would it cost to powdercoat all of this stuff gloss black?
around $400 for the wheels. I've never heard of powdercoating the grills. I would just buy the edition grills. If you're a DIY guy and want to save some money, you could sand down the grills to remove the clear and spray paint them gloss black. I did it to my side grills and it came out perfect. Just remember to paint side to side and you'll get a smooth finish. There's a tutorial somewhere on the youtubes.
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There's just something that makes the car look weird.. I think it may be the wheels. Lemme photoshop some new wheels on it.

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I honestly think it's the tan interior that's throwing the look off...
..Okay I photoshop-tinted my windows.
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      10-10-2012, 10:59 PM   #36
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I think the black grills and side gills look good, everything else looked better before....especially the wheels.
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      10-10-2012, 11:00 PM   #37
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I like it! agree with most though, it will look better with gloss black rims.
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      10-10-2012, 11:04 PM   #38
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Photoshopped some new wheels. Does this make the car look better? I'm trying to figure out what route I should go if I change something

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Photoshopped some new wheels. Does this make the car look better? I'm trying to figure out what route I should go if I change something
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Does this guy have matte black wheels? They dont look glossy, but they look good, and theyre the same as mine. Wat

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=249264

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      10-10-2012, 11:50 PM   #41
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Does this guy have matte black wheels? They dont look glossy, but they look good, and theyre the same as mine. Wat

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=249264
those arent gloss i believe its satin finish....
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I say change all of the matte black to gloss and you have a winner.
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      10-11-2012, 12:53 AM   #43
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Okay so here's my thinking.. I'll live with it for a week, because I've found a few other MR with matte black wheels and they look good, so MAYBE my camera is just making it look bad. I'll give it a week..

Now, in a week, since I'm probably going to peel off the plastidip anyway, and I have 3 gallons of white plastidip.. I'll do the entire car matte white for the hell of it. Go from there.
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matte black always, always looks cheap, always. Paint that shit glossssy!

you own a mazeratti , whhhy the fuck are you plasti dipping your shit?
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