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      03-12-2011, 03:11 PM   #287
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LOCATION CHANGE for BMW Individual Meet & Photo Shoot

ATTENTION EVERYONE : LOCATION CHANGE

Due to the increase in attendance we are moving this shoot to :
The public parking structure directly in front of (and adjacent to) the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles.
This is not the Walt disney concert hall's own parking structure, but rather a separate structure facing it.

We will be meeting on the Top Floor of that structure.


NOTE: there is a chance that there might be a parking fee there. I'll try and do some recon to see whether that fee applies on sundays. Bring a few dollars just in case.


Here is a map of the location:





Individual Cars in attendance
  1. Dakar Yellow (esquire)
  2. Monte Carlo Blue (eclipsis)
  3. Fire Orange (courtesy of Nick Alexander Imports)
  4. Titanium Silver (guardodoc)
  5. Laguna Seca Blue (lagunae92)
  6. Brilliant White (big lare)
  7. Frozen Gray (possibly - via Golffrr)
  8. and many other non Individual BMWs to serve as points of comparison in photos
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      03-12-2011, 03:29 PM   #288
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      03-12-2011, 03:48 PM   #289
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      03-12-2011, 11:57 PM   #290
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omg these pics are going to be absolutely redonkulous.
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      03-13-2011, 07:31 AM   #291
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some one should do a Live Feed of the shoot
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      03-14-2011, 10:15 AM   #292
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      03-14-2011, 01:56 PM   #294
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Wow !! thats an awesome collection in that picture
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Sick! Now awaiting wallpaper sized photos
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wow, what an incredible group of cars. looking forward to the full shoot
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      03-14-2011, 03:35 PM   #299
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Looks like somewhere in Vernon...
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Can't wait to see all the new photos from the shoot
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Link to "Individual Color Photo Shoot" PHOTO THREAD

For those curious to see pictures (and videos) from the Individual Photo Shoot, here's the link:


http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=501363


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      03-15-2011, 02:22 PM   #302
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Modifcations #14 & 15 - IND matching keyhole, IND full gloss kidney grilles

Hey all,

One thing I've wanted to do all along with this car is keep its look very cohesive. Tiny little details here and there can add up in your perception of a car's overall appearance which is why I decided to make a few tiny and perhaps even barely noticeable modifications. That is unless you're a real M3 enthusiast.

IND's matching keyhole cover was the first step in that process. It's something almost no one would notice, but I just liked how it kept the car's coloration uninterrupted. Simple mod, cost me practically nothing. Thanks to IND on the flawless color match on this.

The next modification was also relatively knit-picky. I previously had settled on BMW OEM Gloss Kidney Grilles. What I wasn't completely in love with about the OEM piece was that only the edges were glossed while the slats came matte. But since many of my car's details were in gloss black (shadowline trim, carbon fiber roof, piano black interior trim, side markers), I felt it would be more cohesive to have a full gloss kidney grilles up front, which is why I asked IND to make me a set. Again, small difference here, but really goes a long way in making the car feel more cohesive thematically. I'm very pleased with the results.


Anyway, here are a few pics. Next mod - Vorsteiner Bootlid.



IND Matching Keyhole Cover


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After





IND Full Gloss Kidney Grilles


Before

OEM BMW Gloss Kidney Grilles (these are gloss around the edge, but have matte slats)



After

IND Full Gloss Kidney Grilles (these have gloss slats AND gloss edge)




50/50


Left - IND Full Gloss , Right - BMW OEM Gloss Edge, Matte Slats
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      03-15-2011, 03:05 PM   #303
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Modification #16 - Vorsteiner Bootlid

There was one piece I knew I wanted even before I placed my order for a Euro Delivery Dakar Yellow coupe. That was the Vorsteiner bootlid. From an aesthetic stand point it was exactly what I was looking for to set the car off visually. Well, after a long long wait, the piece finally arrived.... and here are the results....


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      03-15-2011, 03:06 PM   #304
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A Review of Vorsteiner as a company, their personnel, product fitment & customer serv

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OMG your car is crazy dude. I love the new trunk.
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First of all I love your car!

Second, I enjoyed how the transition pictures of the trunk also included the addition of the black zcp wheels.

More Pictures!!!
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In person this car is the epitome of tastefully modded. Once this car has a Euro bumper, it'll be perfect.
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