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      10-23-2008, 11:18 PM   #1
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Car Couture Project Car

Hey guys. Just wanted to show an m3 we have been working on. So far...clear bra, window tint, wheels, painted brakes. Just did the exhaust but don't have any pics or sound clips of that. In the future planned to redo the interior, lower it, and HID kit. Well, here it is...




























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      10-23-2008, 11:38 PM   #2
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what exhaust did you do?
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      10-24-2008, 12:06 AM   #3
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When you say you painted the brakes, do you mean adding those ///M decals on the calipers? Because they're painted black from the factory.
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      10-24-2008, 02:17 AM   #4
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very interesting
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      10-24-2008, 02:21 AM   #5
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Not looking the wheels, but that is only my opinion.

The front marker lights look good.
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      10-24-2008, 08:22 AM   #6
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I like the car but the wheels are just not my thing. They sort of remind me of a studded dog collar or something. I guess that doesn't have to be bad but they are just a bit too ornamental looking on this car IMHO.
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      10-24-2008, 11:52 AM   #7
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what exhaust did you do?
Its a full stainless custom exhaust with custom race mufflers.
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When you say you painted the brakes, do you mean adding those ///M decals on the calipers? Because they're painted black from the factory.
This is more of a gloss black. Makes the caliper pop out more. Also, added the ///M decal. Also painted the hub because that doesn't come painted from the factory. Cleaned up behind the wheels a lot.
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      10-24-2008, 11:57 AM   #9
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Congrats on the new project car!
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Sorry those wheels are horrible and do a great injustice to the great car you have. I'm sure you can find better wheel to complement your car, but again this is YOUR CAR. everything I just blabbed is of my humble opinion.
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      10-25-2008, 03:11 PM   #11
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I agree, those wheels really dont compliment the car...
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Hi, about the M3 decals on the callipers, I quite like that look, but are they just stickers stuck on there,... and if so, is there any danger of them burning off because of the heat?

Also, did you just put them on the front (larger) callipers, or do you have them on the rear callipers as well?
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      10-26-2008, 04:47 AM   #13
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hah,not my first choice,but looks refreshing!
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      10-26-2008, 06:58 AM   #14
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Wheels are IMO
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I'm not in love with those wheels.
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      10-26-2008, 05:12 PM   #16
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Sorry that's ugly.
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your shop is a branch off Affliction Clothing? j/k , what else your shop do?
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      10-26-2008, 05:43 PM   #18
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Wow... ok, those are some interesting wheels. I do not like them. Not very elegant... takes away from the otherwise balanced look of the car. They look a bit like a matchbox car's wheels. But... if you like them, more power to you.
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Do you have the flush reflectors? The paint looks off... Did you buy it from that guy on the forum who was selling it off ebay?
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How long have you guys gone by Car Couture and not Pacific Coast Motoring?

Back in the day I got wheels, mono-chromatic paint job, ecu upgrade, exhasut, etc from Pacific Coast Motoring for my '99 2 door Tahoe.
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Hey guys. Just wanted to show an m3 we have been working on. So far...clear bra, window tint, wheels, painted brakes. Just did the exhaust but don't have any pics or sound clips of that. In the future planned to redo the interior, lower it, and HID kit. ...
Like everyone here (it seems) I'm not crazy about those wheels. I do like the brake paint. I think I'd prefer the ///M sticker to be a little bit smaller but it's hard to tell by pictures alone. The painted front bumper reflector is a nice touch as well as the tint.

So, what do you have planned for the interior?
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      10-27-2008, 11:37 AM   #22
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The wheels look a lot better in person. Almost everyone who has seen them in person liked them. They're a really different look then what we usually see on M3's. The pictures don't do them justice. We put the decals on in a way that they never come off. We have been doing it for a while now and nobody has had any problems yet. Pacific Coast Motoring closed almost a year ago and Car Couture opened. Jesse is still here though. We still do all that stuff. Paint, wheels, exhaust, chip, interior, audio/video, detailing, intake...just about anything. As far as the interior goes, we have an idea so we'll keep it as a surprise.
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