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      05-17-2010, 08:31 AM   #1
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My 08 M3

Greetings from Iraq! I finally got a new laptop and around to posting up some pictures I took before I deployed. Comments welcome, Enjoy!

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3pc 20inch Iconz 880Z wheels Front 9 Width 2" lip, Rear 10 width 4" lip custom powder coated gold finish, Fitment is perfect!
255/35 front 285/35 rear tires
Gintani Race Exhaust
Gloss black M3 badge, Grills, Gills
Carbon Fiber Roundels
Smoked taillight films
6k LED interior light kit


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Springs or coilovers
Ordered keyhole delete months ago, still waiting on B/O item
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      05-17-2010, 09:17 AM   #2
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Great start but I would def drop it as soon as you can.

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      05-17-2010, 09:55 AM   #3
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Does need a drop but very cool
Its rare to see someone with balls to run the gold wheels, they look nice on your ride
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      05-17-2010, 10:07 AM   #4
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Yeah lowering is def on the agenda. I was not happy with the way the color turned out but it has grown on me a little bit. I was looking for lighter gold/bronzish color but it was hard to match w/o the paint code. The color I wanted was Volks Winning Gold. It's not for every one and does take some getting use to. I was tired of seeing the typical black on MR and wanted to go a different route. Figured If I didnt like them I know it would'nt be too hard to sell to someone with JB or AW
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      05-17-2010, 10:40 AM   #5
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      05-17-2010, 12:07 PM   #6
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i don't see a need to have it dropped... looks good to me
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      05-17-2010, 12:55 PM   #7
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Talking Your M3 looks really good

Be safe down range stay alert stay a live, so you can come back home and put a nice much needed drop on your sick M3
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      05-17-2010, 01:36 PM   #8
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Drop asap! Other than that nice car! And +1 for gold wheels.
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      05-17-2010, 01:41 PM   #9
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Be safe down range stay alert stay a live, so you can come back home and put a nice much needed drop on your sick M3
+1. And thanks for your service.
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      05-17-2010, 05:18 PM   #10
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      05-17-2010, 06:58 PM   #11
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looks good.
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      05-17-2010, 07:47 PM   #12
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Im not feeling it for some reason
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      05-18-2010, 02:39 AM   #13
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I like how unique it looks now with the bold wheel color. Nice job on the tails! Not usually a fan of how that looks but in your case, they look great.
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      05-18-2010, 09:03 AM   #14
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Sick!!! Props for having the balls to try this combo out, it payed off. I love it, but the most important thing is that you are happy with it.
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      05-18-2010, 12:27 PM   #15
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+1. And thanks for your service.
Thanks, it's a good feeling to know that there are still alot of people supporting our troops.

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Im not feeling it for some reason
I've had several people say they exact same thing, it does get mixed reviews. Some of them have even retracted their statement and said it looks better when they seen it several times. Regardless of a positive or negitave statement I still appriciate all feedback.

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Sick!!! Props for having the balls to try this combo out, it payed off. I love it, but the most important thing is that you are happy with it.
Thank! Personally I'm not 100 percent happy with the shade and will someday decide on a different setup. It's too much of an ass pain to just change the color when I've already waited 4 months for them to arrive. I didnt want the stress of waiting even longer, possibility of shipping damage and most importantly I had a buyer waiting that already paid a deposit on the 19 OEM's. So I'm going to let them sit for now.
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      09-15-2010, 05:27 PM   #16
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Just ordered Eibach springs, HID angel eyes, RPI scoops and vorsteiner VRS aero lip. More pictures soon to come.
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      09-15-2010, 07:28 PM   #17
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First, thanks for serving our Country, second - sick wheels. Where in Florida are you when you are in the States?
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      09-15-2010, 07:38 PM   #18
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I love it
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      09-15-2010, 07:40 PM   #19
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Drop it !!!
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      09-15-2010, 08:29 PM   #20
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gold on red... balsy, looks good tho
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      09-16-2010, 08:57 AM   #21
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Thanks guys, I live in Destin located in the NW panhandle of FL inbetween Penscola beach and Panama city beach. I'll be home this friday from Iraq and I cannot wait to hop in and take it for a spin! Then install the new parts same weekend!
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      09-16-2010, 09:10 AM   #22
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I love the car. Thanks for your service. I miss my unit but not the frequent deployments. Be safe and God bless!
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