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      02-12-2009, 12:53 AM   #1
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New Mod - Painted Side Markers!

First off, I would like to thank Nate @ IND for the great service once again. I can always count on them and they were the first people that came to mind when I decided to try this small mod. They are a pleasure to deal with.

Anyway, as you can see, I decided to try painting a set of side markers. I wanted to get rid of the chrome, but the matte black and carbon versions just weren't growing on me. So keeping with the black/white theme, this was my last resort. IND did an amazing job with the paint. The finish is perfect and the paint match is right on!

I am extremely happy with the result!! I think it gives that area a nice clean look. The black and chrome seemed too distracting to me. Also, the blinker sort of blends in the with the paint, which I like as well. I'm not sure if these pictures do them justice, but I took these in a hurry today on my way home. I also put my te-37's back on. I forgot how much I loved those wheels. Anyway, on to the pics!
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      02-12-2009, 01:05 AM   #2
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Chad man, that looks great. The contrast against the black wheels really sets it off.
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      02-12-2009, 01:08 AM   #3
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Looks really good....
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      02-12-2009, 01:24 AM   #4
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nice brakes
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      02-12-2009, 01:29 AM   #5
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I like it. Its a clean look. Works well with your painted lip.
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      02-12-2009, 01:32 AM   #6
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      02-12-2009, 02:46 AM   #7
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they loook great man.. enjoy them

hope to bump into you again
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      02-12-2009, 05:56 AM   #8
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Talking That looks really good right on the Money

I like that mod it really goes with the car perfect.
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      02-12-2009, 07:19 AM   #9
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Pretty cool.
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      02-12-2009, 09:10 AM   #10
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Chad your car looks amazing! I can't wait to see it in person at Bimmerfest
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      02-12-2009, 09:23 AM   #11
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wow those wheels look great- they would go great with my IB / blacked out look. OP, What size and offsets are you wheels?
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      02-12-2009, 10:53 AM   #12
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Thanks for all the compliments guys. It's not a huge mod or anything, but I really like the subtle look. I bet they would look great on another color like MR.

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Chad man, that looks great. The contrast against the black wheels really sets it off.
Thanks Eric! It looks good in the pictures, but I am in desperate need of a good detail!

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Thanks man. The wheels really set them off.

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they loook great man.. enjoy them

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Thanks man! It was cool running into you the other day. I couldn't stop drooling over your car.

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Chad your car looks amazing! I can't wait to see it in person at Bimmerfest
Likewise Nate! Can't wait to see all the things you guys have been working on. Thanks again for everything!
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      02-12-2009, 11:02 AM   #13
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wow those wheels look great- they would go great with my IB / blacked out look. OP, What size and offsets are you wheels?
Thanks! I absolutely love these wheels. The fitment is perfect and gives the car a nice stance. The specs are:

Front: 19x9.5 +22
Rear: 19x10.5 +20
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      02-12-2009, 11:13 AM   #14
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Looks great.

What happened to the G2's? Those were my 2 favorite wheels, along with the LM's.
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      02-12-2009, 11:15 AM   #15
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Looks great.

What happened to the G2's? Those were my 2 favorite wheels, along with the LM's.
Thanks! I actually still have the G2's. I just swapped these on for now.
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      02-12-2009, 01:14 PM   #16
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looking good as always chad
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      02-12-2009, 01:21 PM   #17
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Sick wheels..what type of drop you running? The car looks amazing.

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      02-12-2009, 01:27 PM   #18
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Whic wheels and ride do you like better?
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      02-12-2009, 01:41 PM   #19
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i absolutely love the black and white theme, it is my favorite
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wow you car is so clean! Love it.
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      02-12-2009, 03:41 PM   #21
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Very clean, loving the wheels and fitment.
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      02-12-2009, 04:13 PM   #22
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That looks really good.
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