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      10-19-2009, 02:08 AM   #1
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Help with color schemes please?

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I'm hoping some of you experts can provide some assistance. My 2010 M is scheduled to build first week of December and is currently ordered with Space Gray/Fox Red. Although I think it's sharp, it's is too similar to my 335 Sparkling Graphite/FR, so I'm thinking of switching it up. Problem is, I'm in Iraq and can't see what they look like up close and personal (websites don't seem to do them justice).

Since I want to stick with FR interior, my options other than SG are Alpine White or Silverstone (not really a big fan of the black...looks/gets dirty too easily). Can anyone shoot me there thoughts? It seems the lighter the color, the more the CF roof stands out. And since I live on an island w/salt water all around me, I don't need a color that looks like crap the moment a little dirt gets on it, but that shines after a good wash.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

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      10-19-2009, 02:13 AM   #2
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I think the order you have right now is perfect. AW w/ Fox Red is next but too many people have it.
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Already a couple AW/FR combos on the island so I think what you got now works better. Never saw a SS/FR car in person but it doesn't sound like its as good a combination as SG/FR.
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Already a couple AW/FR combos on the island so I think what you got now works better. Never saw a SS/FR car in person but it doesn't sound like its as good a combination as SG/FR.
808E90 and myself have the AW/FR. Spyderco has AW/black. I know there's at least 3 or 4 more AW but not sure of the interior.
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Thanks

Thanks for the insight and helps guys.
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I'm loving the AW/FR, SG/FR is also a very close second...Still debating on it... I'm in Baghdad, were you at??
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Still deciding...

The only reason I'm even considering the AW and having my dilemma about the SG, is because my 335 was SG/FR...and the kid in me can't seem to let that go, so wanting something different.

I was in Balad, now got shuffled to beautiful...wait for it...freakin Ali al Salem, the armpit of the world.

Where in Baghdad are you? What do? I was at Perfume Palace in 06 (Slayer).
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I would imagine that a red interior would get old after a while.
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      10-20-2009, 07:53 AM   #10
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The black/red is nice and black will hide more dirt than white does. I know it sounds backwards but I had a black car followed by two white ones. The white cars have been much more of a challenge to keep looking clean. It's weird.

Another option is red on red. You don't see it very often and it could work well. LMB/FR is a combo that some love and some hate. I'm not a huge fan but it might be to your liking.
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      10-20-2009, 09:21 AM   #11
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Already a couple AW/FR combos on the island so I think what you got now works better. Never saw a SS/FR car in person but it doesn't sound like its as good a combination as SG/FR.
I have SSII/FR.....its amazing. I was actually going to get SG/FR but once I saw SSII/FR...I was immediately sold.
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Thanks again

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You know, I don't fully disagree, but the girlies seem to like it, so I usually get right back on track when I stray. But some folks do seem to love it (b/c it's bold) while others hate it.

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That does sound like a bizzaro world thing; interesting...

MR/FR is definitely bold, but even if I wanted to, I'd have HPD all over me, and with how much things cost with an M, I don't need extra court costs, et al.

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I saw some posts that had pics of SSII/FR, and I must say, I think you make a compelling arguement. I'm still not sure because it didn't completely jump out at me, but I definitely caught myself doing some double-takes...
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i have SG/FR, absolutely love it, looks awesome IMO and stays clean
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what you have on order sounds sick!

if you have to change it, i love AW/FR
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i have SG/FR, absolutely love it, looks awesome IMO and stays clean
I know, right! I loved my 335 SG/FR.

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what you have on order sounds sick!

if you have to change it, i love AW/FR
I can't believe this is proving to be such a hard decision. Think I have until mid Nov to make up my mind.

You know, I think I dig the Coral more than the Fox...very DOPE! From the looks of your signature block, looks like you have the vert?
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Silverstone has a blue, sometimes green tint. I don't think Fox Red looks good with it.
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I love my SG and fox, but if I had to get a different combo I think SS with fox is CLASS.
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Can't beat the SG/FR combo. It's kind of hard to see the interior in these pics, but man, do I love it!



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SG/FR is the best! Stick with your instinct!
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That does sound like a bizzaro world thing; interesting...
There's a crap ton of 1er guys doing it. They call it the Superman combo but I despise ole Supes so I call it the Spiderman combo. it's not too bad but definitely not "me." I like LMB/Silver

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MR/FR is definitely bold, but even if I wanted to, I'd have HPD all over me, and with how much things cost with an M, I don't need extra court costs, et al.
Agreed, just chuckin' out ideas. I think there was someone in one of the color threads with MR/FR if you want to get an idea.
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