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      02-04-2010, 08:21 PM   #23
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If a switch is possible, when I get mine later this summer I'm trade one of you guys for the older ones. I really don't like the new look
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      02-04-2010, 08:22 PM   #24
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triple bars look better...like others said.
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      02-04-2010, 08:37 PM   #25
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ugh, just like the LCI e46 M3, they didn't update the front/headlights.

very disappointing.
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      02-04-2010, 08:46 PM   #26
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I dont see much of a diff other then the tail lights. looks good tho, now if it only had better wheels
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      02-04-2010, 09:09 PM   #27
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well that was a letdown. triple tails ftw.
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      02-04-2010, 09:20 PM   #28
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      02-04-2010, 09:29 PM   #29
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The new tails kinda look like cheap aftermarket upgrades, not really feeling it.
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      02-04-2010, 09:51 PM   #30
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No LED corona rings.

Looking good though.
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Yeah, wtf!?! makes noooo sense...
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wtffff.... no headlight LCI conversion?? This was a waste... the only thing good about the LCI upgrade was the headlights...
This has been pretty much known for sometime- The E90/E92/E93 ///M cars all share the same exact front end, it is part of the way they keep the build cost down. The E90 M3 did not receive the new lights with the sedan LCI so it was known that it would not come to the coupe/convert LCI as if the E90 did not get it then, it was never getting it because that would mean there would be 3 separate exteriors for the car 2008 (original), 2009 (E90 LCI tails), 2011 (Coupe LCI= new headlights), this was not happening.

The next F30 will not be here until 2012 and M3 will follow a year and a half later.

Personally I prefer the original tails and still do not think it looks dated but to each their own.
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      02-04-2010, 09:57 PM   #31
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Are those the rims that come with the 2011 non- ZCP?
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      02-04-2010, 10:12 PM   #32
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Are those the rims that come with the 2011 non- ZCP?
I'm wondering the same thing. I didn't see any mention of new rims in the ordering guide though.
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      02-04-2010, 10:15 PM   #33
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hmmm...suprised they didnt change the front
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      02-04-2010, 10:27 PM   #34
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I'm wondering the same thing. I didn't see any mention of new rims in the ordering guide though.
Those are the wheels from the E46 ZHP and the E60 M Sport, probably just threw them on there for testing.
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      02-04-2010, 10:28 PM   #35
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hmmm...suprised they didnt change the front
If they changed the front it would effect all 3 models for the M3, The sedan went through LCI last year. All 3 models share the same front end; BMW would have to do more R&D for bodywork retrofit tooling for production.
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      02-04-2010, 10:52 PM   #36
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They really need to change those AE's to a bright white!
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      02-04-2010, 11:13 PM   #37
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So, it shows if you order the Competition Package that you cannot order the 19" Style 220M wheels... is this because they won't fit the setup or what? I actually like the non-comp 19" wheels better, but that's just me...
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      02-04-2010, 11:17 PM   #38
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I guess this facelift looks ok.

Although, we may get a better idea of how much of a difference it all makes when we see actual photos of the finished product.
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      02-05-2010, 12:01 AM   #39
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wassup with those rims ugh
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I don't even really want to upgrade. Triple bars look better.
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when I saw the bar/line design on the E60 when they came out I
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      02-05-2010, 12:33 AM   #41
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i like the lights, bring it!!
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      02-05-2010, 12:33 AM   #42
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No LED corona rings.

Looking good though.
Yeah. Looks as if they kept the front exactly the same. Interesting; they did this with the E46 M3, too. Anyone know why?
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      02-05-2010, 12:34 AM   #43
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Can never understand their LCI upgrade rules. Well, thanks for not putting VW like headlights on it, but for pete's sake put the brighter corona rings on it. And keep the triple-bar taillights. These new ones are not so nice. Maybe make those fenders swell a little more and up the horsepower some more.
The M3 has always follwed this, even the E46 M3 went through tailights also during its LCI, have to love that they are keeping with the tradition, aside from the so many firsts at M lately (FIRST M SUV, TURBOS )

P.S. (I love the X5/X6M so call me hypocritical )
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      02-05-2010, 12:43 AM   #44
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Why couldn't they keep the same front end, EXCEPT add LED CORONA RINGS??!
That would be PERFECT. imo this front end looks better than LCI, except for the ugly yellow rings.

And the tails look ok, not better than current but also not worse. I wouldn't pay $$$ for an 'upgrade'.
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