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      02-04-2009, 01:59 PM   #1
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Any center console options out there?

Not sure why BMW made the E9x M3 center console boring, but I'm not a big fan of the plain black and wondering what options there are out there. I currently have OEM CF leather trim and vendors selling the material tell me it won't match well with the OEM stuff. What other options are there?

I mean the shifter/I-Drive area and if you have an E92, the back center console as well. (FYI this is not my interior, this is another member who has the BMW Performance Trim)
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      02-04-2009, 03:25 PM   #2
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Techart offers some sort of a carbon pattern leather, wonder if that would match the OEM trim.
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      02-04-2009, 08:35 PM   #3
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i say wait a lil while. i am sure a vendor here will start selling the m3 specific center console soon.
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I purchased the VS full CF interior. It includes the CF console. Should be here any day...
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      02-05-2009, 11:40 AM   #5
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Can't wait to see pics! I'm not sure if I want to convert to gloss CF just yet...
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      02-05-2009, 11:54 AM   #6
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Techart offers some sort of a carbon pattern leather, wonder if that would match the OEM trim.
TA's Carbo-look leather is close, but not an exact match to the carbon leather trim BMW uses.
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looks to me you need an alcantra shift boot, maybe with white stictching to match that beautiful streering performance steering wheel..

and that would mean a shift knob too, but i would stay as OEM as possible, stay lit!

that may help out that center console...

LOOKIN GREAT BY THE WAY !
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TA's Carbo-look leather is close, but not an exact match to the carbon leather trim BMW uses.
Thanks for clarifying that! Almost forgot you guys also deal Brabus, Novitec, and Techart.
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      02-05-2009, 01:26 PM   #9
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Here is an interior that we just helped TAG motorsports put together.

CA Auto Center console 1x1-
CA Auto steering wheel trim 1x1-



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Yes, not mine, here's the thread.

The link to the product is to save you a ton of scrolling. The full kit is here.

I bought the BMW Performance dashboard bits (only those to see if they're not a bit tacky) and I'm hoping maybe BMW will realize that some people install the CF trim in the M3s and come out with the center bit as well. By the time I get the door pieces + back ones maybe BMW perf will come out with one.
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      02-08-2009, 07:39 PM   #11
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Nice pictures Nate! The center console looks good with the gloss CF.
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ACS EVO steering wheel

Cool pics Nate. Thanks for posting. BTW that's the EVO steering wheel by AC Schnitzer for the E9x M3. I love the hand holds and the semi flat bottom.
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Nate, I asked a while ago, but how do we order the center console and ash tray?
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      02-11-2009, 05:37 PM   #14
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Nate, I asked a while ago, but how do we order the center console and ash tray?
I would just PM Nate or call IND directly, they'll easily setup an order for you
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