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      05-17-2013, 11:56 PM   #1
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Talking My Volk TE37s, reborn!!!

I can't believe some little touch ups can change the looks of my wheels completely! I think I will keep my wheels for a few more years now!

So my wheels used to look like this:





And now, the new look!





Since I have the TE37s and not the SLs, I made sure to leave the "SL" part of the logo out.



A few shots from Bimmerfest 2013



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      05-17-2013, 11:59 PM   #2
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Good Work!

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100,000x better without that time attack stripe!
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i know i have the minority opinion....maybe even the novice opinion.

but, i like the red stripe....what you've done looks great. but, the red strip never bothered me.
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looks way better
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      05-18-2013, 12:51 AM   #6
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i know i have the minority opinion....maybe even the novice opinion.

but, i like the red stripe....what you've done looks great. but, the red strip never bothered me.
Imagine if you spend 5 years with these stripes, which I did, they do bother you a lot. :-)
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      05-18-2013, 01:05 AM   #8
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Imagine if you spend 5 years with these stripes, which I did, they do bother you a lot. :-)
yeah...i can imagine that. my comment was more of a general one.

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      05-18-2013, 01:26 AM   #9
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SOOO much better. time attack is okay only if you're from another time (like the 1950's).

jk, I have seen some good time attack cars, but it's practically impossible to make look good.

your car looks so much cleaner now. whereas before it was having an identity crisis, now it's like your car has found itself
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      05-18-2013, 01:32 AM   #10
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SOOO much better. time attack is okay only if you're from another time (like the 1950's).

jk, I have seen some good time attack cars, but it's practically impossible to make look good.

your car looks so much cleaner now. whereas before it was having an identity crisis, now it's like your car has found itself
Yeah it definitely was worth every penny on this small transformation. Boy am I glad the red stripes are finally gone!

Thanks for the kind words man! After seeing some beautiful pictures of your M3, I've decided to go with a Revinora R-CRT soon, that's possibly the cleanest looking lip spoiler made for the OEM M3 bumper.
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      05-18-2013, 02:08 AM   #11
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Last time I saw time attack style was EG civics back in the day!

New look suits your car much better
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      05-18-2013, 02:42 AM   #12
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looks way better
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Huge improvement! I would get a set of matching center caps (the plain, flat versions without logo). I lived with TESL's without center caps and would never want that again for street use. TE37's look much better IMO.
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def. better.. good job
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      05-18-2013, 11:10 AM   #15
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looks good!
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I'm really feeling the the update. Shaved about 6-7 years of the age of the wheels
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Honestly not liking the new look.

I would have preferred the blue/white original Volk decals and you need a matte black center cap. I just think any TE37 wheel now looks cheap without the center cap.

I would not run a SL decal at all. I have a set of red ones that have been sitting in my junk drawer for a year now. lol

Go with no decals and matte black center caps or original decals and matte black center caps. Its the next step up after the SL look IMO.
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Honestly not liking the new look.

I would have preferred the blue/white original Volk decals and you need a matte black center cap. I just think any TE37 wheel now looks cheap without the center cap.

I would not run a SL decal at all. I have a set of red ones that have been sitting in my junk drawer for a year now. lol

Go with no decals and matte black center caps or original decals and matte black center caps. Its the next step up after the SL look IMO.
my guess is the car is tracked and hence no center cap. its a purposeful look and one that will grow on most avid track junkies.
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SOOO much better. time attack is okay only if you're from another time (like the 1950's)........

i guess i'm such a novice that i didn't even know there was an actual term for that style.

doe any one know why it's called "time attack"?
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my guess is the car is tracked and hence no center cap. its a purposeful look and one that will grow on most avid track junkies.
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my guess is the car is tracked and hence no center cap. its a purposeful look and one that will grow on most avid track junkies.

Regardless, the weight savings of 4 center caps for the novice track adventurer is next to none. Maybe if it was a track only car or a moderate to extreme track car. Not for a novice/ daily driver.

This was already taken into account before my post.

If he likes it, which he does, than thats all that really matters.
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Regardless, the weight savings of 4 center caps for the novice track adventurer is next to none. Maybe if it was a track only car or a moderate to extreme track car. Not for a novice/ daily driver.

This was already taken into account before my post.
has nothing to do with weight saving. your right that is minimal. most tracks require you remove the center caps so you dont lose them on the track?
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