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      04-10-2007, 01:14 AM   #1
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Powerdome delete ... would you?

If this is a free option would you get it?
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      04-10-2007, 01:38 AM   #2
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I think pictures don't do justice! I am pretty sure the powerdome will not look as awkward in person. Damn, even if it does it's one of the only M characteristics left in the E92 I will definitely keep it
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      04-10-2007, 04:34 AM   #3
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Delete for me, it`s way too big
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      04-10-2007, 04:41 AM   #4
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what is a powerdome?
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      04-10-2007, 04:52 AM   #5
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what is a powerdome?

It is the bulge on the bonnet necessary in theory to make place for the monster engine but in reality 90% cosmetic. se
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      04-10-2007, 04:56 AM   #6
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It is the bulge on the bonnet necessary in theory to make place for the monster engine but in reality 90% cosmetic. se
Yes, agreed; in this case it`s not form follows function ( as it should be) that`s the reason I dislike it, a smaller one would do it more justice IMO
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      04-10-2007, 05:08 AM   #7
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Everyone wants the M3 to distance itself from the regular 3-series, and when they continue to add one of the signature styling cues that was present on the almighty e46 even, some want to delete it?

I will admit it does bother me that it isn't necessary from a functional standpoint, at least it doesn't appear to be. It kind of reminds me of a '98 Cobra I owned for 7 years, with the vents on either side of it.
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      04-10-2007, 05:59 AM   #8
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Everyone wants the M3 to distance itself from the regular 3-series, and when they continue to add one of the signature styling cues that was present on the almighty e46 even, some want to delete it?

I will admit it does bother me that it isn't necessary from a functional standpoint, at least it doesn't appear to be. It kind of reminds me of a '98 Cobra I owned for 7 years, with the vents on either side of it.
Off course the E46 M3 has a power dome, but it`s far more sophisticated i.e. more low profile; yes I like the E46 M3 dome more.
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      04-10-2007, 07:55 AM   #9
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i'll keep it. this new M3 looks too much like 3ers as is. i will take anything to be different than 3er.
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      04-10-2007, 09:11 AM   #10
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nope...its showing its MUSCLE
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      04-10-2007, 10:03 AM   #11
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Hood Delete & Mirror delete would be nice.
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      04-10-2007, 10:05 AM   #12
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the assumption in this question is that the dome is purely cosmetic ...
i don't accept the premise ... but for the sake of argument, no i'd keep it.

i like it.
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      04-10-2007, 10:15 AM   #13
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Why on earth would I delete the powerdome if I could????
Even if it does not have a function, it still is very nice to see the hood differ from the regular Coupe, and also to have a visual of what might be under the bonnet.

Also, glancing at it while you drive is very nice..
Delete it - NO WAY!
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      04-10-2007, 10:35 AM   #14
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Powerdome delete

Something needs getting used to.....
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      04-10-2007, 10:38 AM   #15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RATED ///M3 View Post
Hood Delete & Mirror delete would be nice.
Sounds like you would rather just throw the V8 engine in a standard 3 series coupe!
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      04-10-2007, 04:45 PM   #16
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Delete it, I have always wanted a sleeper.
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      04-11-2007, 05:06 PM   #17
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From the pictures it appears that the bulge is required for the airbox.

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