BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Cosmetic/Visual (Exterior + Interior) Modifications
 
GT Haus
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      08-16-2010, 03:23 PM   #1
excitebike99
New Member
0
Rep
22
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 E92 Space Gray
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: NorCal

iTrader: (0)

Red side markers/gills on SG E92?

Just wanted to get a feel from folks out there. I want to replace the cheapish looking chrome side gills. It seems like most are going with CF, body matched, or matte black. Has anyone considered something like Melbourne Red gills as a complementary color to the Space Gray? Too ricer?
Appreciate 0
      08-16-2010, 03:58 PM   #2
MaverickNemesis
Captain
17
Rep
790
Posts

 
Drives: Your Girl Crazy
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Gotham City, New York

iTrader: (3)

helll nooooooooooo put on satin chrome sides and call it a day...
Appreciate 0
      08-16-2010, 04:15 PM   #3
xsilvor
Captain
xsilvor's Avatar
United_States
13
Rep
876
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Houston, TX

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by excitebike99 View Post
Just wanted to get a feel from folks out there. I want to replace the cheapish looking chrome side gills. It seems like most are going with CF, body matched, or matte black. Has anyone considered something like Melbourne Red gills as a complementary color to the Space Gray? Too ricer?
Personally, I wouldn't go with red on the SG, but I'm sure you could find a color to compliment it.

rldzhao's M3 is JzB with red gills, and it looks really stunning in person:




Any other colors on the car? BBK?
__________________
2015 F82 M4 DCT
2011 E92 M3 DCT (Sold) - Silverstone II.Black/Gray.Carbon/DINAN
2008 E92 M3 DCT (RIP) - Jet Black.Black.Carbon
Dinan, Wheels & Accessories for Sale
Appreciate 0
      08-16-2010, 05:18 PM   #4
SV Concepts II
SV Concepts II's Avatar
United_States
129
Rep
6,095
Posts

 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: 1460 White Oaks Rd. Suite F Campbell, CA 95008

iTrader: (7)

If you've got other red accents, like red calipers and maybe red roundel wheel caps ...it'd look nice I reckon.
Appreciate 0
      08-16-2010, 05:44 PM   #5
excitebike99
New Member
0
Rep
22
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 E92 Space Gray
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: NorCal

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by xsilvor View Post
Personally, I wouldn't go with red on the SG, but I'm sure you could find a color to compliment it.

rldzhao's M3 is JzB with red gills, and it looks really stunning in person:




Any other colors on the car? BBK?
Havent seen this. Not as "subtle" as I would have imagined. They really pop against the JB. can't think of a color other than red that would compliment SG.

Well, I personally think nothing looks sicker than red Brembos calipers peeking through the wheels (have to save my pennies for that one) but until then, red gills are worth a shot. Thanks for the input guys.
Appreciate 0
      08-16-2010, 05:57 PM   #6
richardbb85
Major
26
Rep
1,467
Posts

 
Drives: e92 m3
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: annandale, va

iTrader: (0)

i would like to know as welll
__________________
2011 E92 Space Grey/black + Tech + Premi + Heated Seats
Appreciate 0
      08-16-2010, 09:33 PM   #7
MaverickNemesis
Captain
17
Rep
790
Posts

 
Drives: Your Girl Crazy
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Gotham City, New York

iTrader: (3)

i would have loved to see copper colored sides on that black
Appreciate 0
      08-18-2010, 09:52 PM   #8
advans
Advansolosis
30
Rep
1,141
Posts

 
Drives: ///M+////AMG
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: NYC

iTrader: (1)

I have painted MR Front grills for sale, and its quite cheap, and its new!
__________________

2011///M3_ZCP:
2009_550i_MSport_daily_driver
Appreciate 0
      08-28-2010, 11:42 PM   #9
Alex@Alpine
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor
74
Rep
1,620
Posts


 
Drives: E90 M3
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Los Angeles

iTrader: (41)

Send a message via AIM to Alex@Alpine
I like it...
Appreciate 0
      08-29-2010, 05:04 AM   #10
FruitCake
Banned
Taiwan
38
Rep
1,680
Posts

 
Drives: '10 E92 M3
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Los Angeles

iTrader: (19)

euro-rice

yea there's such a thing, this forum is full of it
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:51 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST