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      03-08-2008, 11:11 PM   #89
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BTW, that gray looks so incredibly good, especially with FR...the perfect combo - so far the only color that has had me almost regretting getting AW.
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      03-09-2008, 12:13 AM   #90
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Congrats!! The car looks great!

Loving the first pic, as I have a Silver Gray e46M3 and ordered a Space Gray e92M3 as well. Was nervous that I should have switched it up, but I could not be more content now.
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      03-09-2008, 02:47 AM   #91
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cease and assist with the unauthorized photos...

Xcellere, your car is amazing, the color combo; perfect. No pictures can portray the presence it has IRL. Thanks for the run too, your car handled the turns with ease at speed & with three passengers no less.

@ lucid & Ep: my vessel is apparently untraceable, but due to hit the west coast on the 24th of this month. I have a vessel name and bill of lading but even after calls to the shipping company, no answers.

In addition to meeting up with Xcellere, I was able to meet the fleet manager, Ellen and the product specialist, Ernie who will both be helping with my courtesy delivery there at South Bay.

P.S. I am only gripping for a view of the FR interior, stunned to realize what a mistake it was that I couldn't change my interior color order from ext. PS in time...
It was great meeting you Mark. I'm glad you enjoyed the ride, even though I went easy on the car, you still got an idea of what it's capable of. It's scary how great this car is. I'm so impressed by it even after years of anticipation.
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      03-09-2008, 10:26 AM   #92
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Woo. Nice! Any regrets on fox red? The color tone in your pics looks beautiful. I'm hoping my extended fox red isn't too much red...
I think you'll love the E-FR. I saw it yesterday in person for the first time and it was stunning. I hated every pic I saw of it, but in person it's amazing. I regret not ordering it and now it's too late.
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      03-09-2008, 11:14 AM   #93
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LOL, apprently OC doesn't like photos of himself to be out in the open.
Wierd to see both of you after only knowing you by your avatars! Fox looks great in the one photo. I think I'm going to like it.
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      03-09-2008, 11:18 AM   #94
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Wierd to see both of you after only knowing you by your avatars!
But I'm fairly sure that pictures of Epacy would reveal that his head really IS on fire!
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      03-09-2008, 11:51 AM   #95
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FR looks great in the 2nd picture. I hope it stays true to that.
IMO there are some pretty decent pics of Hi Res E FR in this slide show:

http://duval.phanfare.com/slideshow....lbum_id=579653
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      03-09-2008, 12:03 PM   #96
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Xcellere's car is sooo nice... pics don't do it justice.... the FR interior looks good in person... good to meet all of you, Xceller, OC kid, CIampino.... I'll post the pics that I took and the little video of X blipping his engine a bit....
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okay.. here are the pics....


FR leather looks so good in person especially with the space grey exterior color



carbon roof just looks awesome... pics don't do it justice

this is when x 1st started the car, note the tach and the redline (dynamic) pretty cool


check out x and oc kid admiring the new ride
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okay.. here are the pics....
Great pics asaulo! It was nice meeting you as well.
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      03-09-2008, 01:41 PM   #99
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But I'm fairly sure that pictures of Epacy would reveal that his head really IS on fire!
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      03-09-2008, 06:47 PM   #100
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My detailing guy (John1c) prepped the car last night with a clay, polish and wax, and Premier finished the clear bra today + putting on matte black kidney grilles and removing the reflectors. The reflectors went into the body shop today to be painted Space Gray. Pics later this week of everything finished!
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      03-09-2008, 06:49 PM   #101
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My detailing guy (John1c) prepped the car last night with a clay, polish and wax, and Premier finished the clear bra today + putting on matte black kidney grilles and removing the reflectors. The reflectors went into the body shop today to be painted Space Gray. Pics later this week of everything finished!


How hard was it to remove the reflectors? Perhaps you could write a little DIY for us to use as reference when we get our cars?
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How hard was it to remove the reflectors? Perhaps you could write a little DIY for us to use as reference when we get our cars?
It was a fairly simple job, you just have to be really, really careful in taking them out. I'll definitely do a write-up soon.
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It was a fairly simple job, you just have to be really, really careful in taking them out. I'll definitely do a write-up soon.
Thanks bud!

Just curious, how much did the paint job for the reflectors cost you?
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Thanks bud!

Just curious, how much did the paint job for the reflectors cost you?
$50, not bad at all. That's what you'd pay Bimmian if you got new reflectors.
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You were able to take the car out from the dealer?
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It was a fairly simple job, you just have to be really, really careful in taking them out. I'll definitely do a write-up soon.
Any chance of spraying two sets of reflectors Space Grey? I wish I had time to send you another set of reflectors?
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Any chance of spraying two sets of reflectors Space Grey? I wish I had time to send you another set of reflectors?
Only if you send me your reflectors. Being it's a new product they don't have them in stock.

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I had someone from the dealership sit in the passenger seat while I took it out.
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How did they do the clear bra - Pre cut kit or custom made? Little bit of both? Did they use venture?
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My detailing guy (John1c) prepped the car last night with a clay, polish and wax, and Premier finished the clear bra today + putting on matte black kidney grilles and removing the reflectors. The reflectors went into the body shop today to be painted Space Gray. Pics later this week of everything finished!
So, when are you driving it home?
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