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      01-10-2011, 03:23 PM   #23
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i agree, make the kidney grill gloss black, the reflectors black, hood vents black, roundels black, and get rid of some of the stickers.

I think red accents on the mirrors and gills would be a nice touch and still keep the red/gray theme without over doing it.

I think it would look much better that way, but props for being different
Reflectors and headlight washers shouldnt even b on that bumper. The less red accent the better it will look, like outer part of the grills, the gills, mirrors r good, and other little stuff mayb. Like something on the glass. But all the liitle things r tacky.
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      01-10-2011, 03:28 PM   #24
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The sponsorship logos and decals are only on the car for shows. I wouldn't leave those logos on there for a DD.
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The sponsorship logos and decals are only on the car for shows. I wouldn't leave those logos on there for a DD.
most people are concerned about your taste in accents rather than the actual logos and stickers.
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The sponsorship logos and decals are only on the car for shows. I wouldn't leave those logos on there for a DD.
Referencing the sponsorship decals when the whole car looks like it does, is like worrying about stubbing your toe when your in a body cast.
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Referencing the sponsorship decals when the whole car looks like it does, is like worrying about stubbing your toe when your in a body cast.
ok this made me
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As if people didn't like M3 drivers already.. to each his own, if you love it, more power to you.. but as far as representing the entire forum, tightie would have probably been the most logical choice.. at least that i can think of off the top of my head.. oh and a carbon roof should have been on that car without a doubt.. esp if your going to be testing it vs a c63 ON TELEVISION.. damn
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oh and a carbon roof should have been on that car without a doubt.. esp if your going to be testing it vs a c63 ON TELEVISION.. damn
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Should have gone a bit more subtle with the red accents.

such as:

Paint the grill slates black but keep the outer rings red
Keep the reflectors and headlight washer the body's color.
Tint the side blinkers
Mirrors in 1 color. either red or the body's color

i would like to see how the rear looks.
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      01-11-2011, 07:32 AM   #32
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.. but as far as representing the entire forum, tightie would have probably been the most logical choice..
Sorry pal, I dont need a representative. Especially one with orange wheels and decals.

There are some people here (and probably not between the ages of 16 and 21 & from SoCal) who actually like the way the M3 looks from the factory. This whole GT-3 ripp-off stunt that some play just looks retarded.
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Are you joking? The C63 has an edge up already stock for stock. If the M3 just had a steel roof maybe, but the extra moonroof glass adds weight!

If you don't think this is a big deal why does the M3 have a carbon fiber roof in the first place!?!?!?!
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      01-11-2011, 01:35 PM   #34
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Actually, I believe the cf roof option doesnt really save any weight at all
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Actually, I believe the cf roof option doesnt really save any weight at all
You too are in the rarer breed then. Most will claim getting an E92 without a CF roof is a mistake. (even though thats what I did)

as others have said... think about how much money people spend to install an aftermarket CF roof on their car... and we can get a car with one stock from the factory.

Maybe the CF roof compared to a regular steel roof doesn't save that much weight, but a CF roof vs a moonroof is def a pretty big difference.
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MY wife would leave me if YOU did that to your car....and I don't even know you...
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Maybe the CF roof compared to a regular steel roof doesn't save that much weight, but a CF roof vs a moonroof is def a pretty big difference.
It does save a little weight yes, but its importance as far as the competition being discussed in this thread goes is miniscule at best. Driving ability is what's really important, and will easily make up for few extra pounds of weight. It sounds to me like the OP knows how to drive and if comments left in the other thread are to be believed it appears that he did very well in the competition (won 2 of 3 events). IMHO the OP deserves props from all of us, and even taking into account differences in taste, I think some of the comments being directed toward the OP in this thread are pretty harsh. Just my 2 cents though.
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Can we have project "pre- Nighthawk" instead?

Accents are good but there's a fine line between tasteful and just epic fail. In this case, most of us know which of the two this car falls into.
as if your lime green z is any better lol
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      01-11-2011, 05:59 PM   #40
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initial comment was a bit harsh...apologies - very unpro of me

GT3RS colour scheme concept was good start but the red accents went over board, definitely tone down on the red - take out red on the kidney grills and headlight washer jets. That should make it work...
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      01-11-2011, 06:53 PM   #41
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WOW, please please take all the red out, looks like complete crap.

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here man im bored, take everything out you see circled.
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Why isnt the front lip red???
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what have you done?! damn this m3's gonna be reppin our boards? i can already see the epic threads about it on mb forums, esp if it gets smoked.
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