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      06-24-2009, 09:38 PM   #1
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CF vs Aluminium Shadow vs Titanium Shadow w/ Black Leather

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Which one should I get with Black Leather... does Titanium Shadow have much of a contrast? I don't mind Aluminium but thought that maybe it was a little too bright.

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      06-25-2009, 01:26 AM   #2
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The most popular trim I believe is the Carbon Leather Trim.

BUT I choose otherwise since I happily went for Titanium Shadow Trim. Staring at the Carbon leather trim gives me a headache. The aluminum trim is too bright. The other "wood" trims are for OLD folks. Therefore Titanium shadow trim looks the most masculine, sporty, and the best to me.
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      06-25-2009, 09:45 AM   #3
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I think the Aluminum trim on black provides the most contrast. Looks really good too. I like the titanium, but I really feel like there's zero contrast.

Like Nawaaz said, carbon is the most popular...but I found it annoying. Here's a thread that's ok at showing how it looks. I'll try and take some good pictures this evening if you want.

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...ushed+aluminum
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      07-05-2009, 05:30 PM   #4
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Thanks guys! I ended up ordering the Aluminium w/ Black Leather.
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Thanks guys! I ended up ordering the Aluminium w/ Black Leather.
Great! Wish you good luck on your order, and I hope everything turns out the way you planned.
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      07-06-2009, 10:50 PM   #6
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Thanks guys! I ended up ordering the Aluminium w/ Black Leather.
Nice.

I have CF and love it - but I wouldn't have minded actual CF as an option.
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