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      05-18-2009, 06:10 PM   #1
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FINALLY - just a few pics of my Azurite Black e92...

At long last, the weather has picked up a little bit (spring has been a long time coming up here in my neck of the woods).
Man, Azurite is a tough colour to photograph, to depict its true colour accurately. I tried, but somewhat unsuccessfully.

BIG shout out must go to Nate at IND, for the mods. Unbelievable communications, FAST service, and man - he is one funny dude

Please be kind with the critiqueing - I am (clearly, lol) not a photographer....







I do have the black kidney griles, and the black side gills, but undecided about installing them... opinions, please?? I just thought I'm not really doing the murdered out thing (especially with thte brushed finish P43s), so maybe the little bit of chrome (usually, a BIG YUCK in my book), isn't too bad.

Still playing around with ride height (LOOOOVE these KWs, Nate.... cheers) - don't like the ghetto-slammed look - opinions also appreciated with this, too!

Have the Eisenmann Sport coming (there was a REASON there are no shots showing the ass end, lol) from Nate, too.

Cheers, all. The amount I have learned from the forum is immense.

Oh - apologies if the satuation is way out of whack. My monitor is on its last legs, and I have problems discerning.....
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      05-18-2009, 06:13 PM   #2
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Very very nice. Both elegant and sporty
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so i assume azurite in canada is the same as jerez black here in the usa?
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      05-18-2009, 06:18 PM   #4
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^ I don't think so.
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      05-18-2009, 06:19 PM   #5
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so i assume azurite in canada is the same as jerez black here in the usa?
Nope.

One can still order Jerez in Canada. Azurite is just one of the BMW Individual colours available to those markets that can avail of the program. It is extra cost. It looks like Jerez in photos, but when you view them side-by-side, the Azurite's blue is richer, and deeper, with slightly more pronouced flakes.

Is it worth the extra dough? Who knows. I wanted to be unique, and don't really pay much heed to those that think otherwise
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      05-18-2009, 06:20 PM   #6
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bookmarked!

Absolutely beautiful, love the wheels.
Black grills/gills are a must, they'll look great.
Those pics are better then I can do - great job!
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      05-18-2009, 06:26 PM   #7
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I LOVE the car, and kudos for having something original on the color. I am not so sure about the location of the photoshoot... but Car looks HOT
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      05-18-2009, 06:32 PM   #8
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Allan has been one of the best customers that I have ever worked with! This is one classy M. After seeing Azurite in person it has become one of my favorite colors

Allan let me know what you think of the new Challenge diffuser
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      05-18-2009, 06:55 PM   #9
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I think it looks perfect as is. The little bit of chrome give the color some contrast.
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      05-18-2009, 06:56 PM   #10
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Pretty much perfect!
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you need better shots of the color!!
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      05-18-2009, 07:07 PM   #12
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Nice shots man, i like the background on this one.
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      05-18-2009, 07:26 PM   #13
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nice unique color! first time ive heard of it actually.
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I can't agree with you more.... Cheers
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Very very nice. Both elegant and sporty
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      05-18-2009, 08:35 PM   #15
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      05-18-2009, 09:16 PM   #16
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I hope we can hook up this summer!!!!

Car looks great Allan!!! And a great seller too!
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Please be kind with the critiqueing - I am (clearly, lol) not a photographer......
Looks really good to me. beautiful car.
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love the color combo and mod selections. +1
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I think you are right with the black grilles. I think the chrome grilles may look better with your wheels. If you're not sure why not try them on, post the pics and I'm sure you'll get some feed back?
In any case great looking car.
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Thank you, everyone.

I must admit, it was kind of a leap of faith ordering the colour. I REALLY like Jerez, and all I had to go on, was this 6" x 8" colour "sample" that the dealer had. It was scratched up beyond recognition, but, after some help from an M5 forum, I got some pretty fair pics of the colour, and ordered it.

No regrets. I love the colour. Having access to piano black (with inlay, LOL ! ) was pretty cool, too. I'm just surprised that you can't Individualize the M3 to nearly the same extent as the regular 3 series.

I am also quite amazed that they won't give you guys south of the border access to BMW Individual. I have heard that to process an Individual car, they more or less have to stop the production line momentarily. I guess if you are trying to accommodate your company's largest single market, that could get pretty time-consuming.

At any rate, thank you for the comments, and opinions. Much appreciated.

Now, once the other stuff comes from Nate, I'll get someone that knows what they're doing with a camera....

Nate - for me, I think the Vorsteiner Type II diffuser is a little more subtle, and more for me. We'll talk soon - thanks, man.
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      05-18-2009, 10:52 PM   #22
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Sick! I like the HREs
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