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      03-04-2007, 09:43 PM   #1
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What do you think of this..

Sorry if its a repost i did a search and didnt find it..

http://custom.autos.yahoo.com/galler...zDMZnIqj150ckF


I wonder what its like when its a sunny day outside
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      03-04-2007, 10:08 PM   #2
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I'm curious how they did that. I wouldn't do that to my car, but it's cool to look at.
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      03-04-2007, 10:15 PM   #3
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      03-04-2007, 10:17 PM   #4
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the first i've seen was the Audi S8. a little too "chrome" for me. i don't even like my wheels to be chrome.




THis page explains the process at the bottom of the page:

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      03-04-2007, 10:19 PM   #5
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suprisingly that car got the cover of some magazine, cant remember which one. it doesnt look that nice but its pretty fast
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That is hideous.
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      03-04-2007, 10:26 PM   #7
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This link http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=38407 is the first thread on this. There is a link to the magazine article with a full spread of pictures and info about how it was done.

When I first saw this months ago, I thought it was kinda cool. But NOOO! It really ruined a good car. I heard that the M3 guy in Toronto repainted it since then.
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      03-04-2007, 10:41 PM   #8
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it cost him upwards of 200,000 USD??????!!!! thats just insane he could have bought a few z06's that would make that M3 look like a slug!
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      03-04-2007, 10:43 PM   #9
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Blinding. Imagine all the glares that thing will cause.
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      03-04-2007, 10:52 PM   #10
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it cost him upwards of 200,000 USD??????!!!! thats just insane he could have bought a few z06's that would make that M3 look like a slug!
I thought it was a about $15,000 Canadian for the painter to get trained in Italy, and then do the job.
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      03-04-2007, 10:57 PM   #11
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later in the article third page in the drivers spec box it says 200,000 all together including superchargers and rims and all the other things he has added... still doesn't make any sense to me how someone can do that. I guess its just because he can?
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      03-04-2007, 10:58 PM   #12
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Some people just don't have any good sense.
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      03-05-2007, 12:42 AM   #13
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Well if you want to be unique...and you have the money...all the power to you I guess.

I'm still pretty happy with my pretty much bone stock 325i. But then again, if I had the money (and a kit was available), I'd probably supercharge my car. Although...probably not chrome it tho.
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      03-05-2007, 01:22 AM   #14
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      03-05-2007, 01:30 AM   #15
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when i saw that years ago, before i had my e90, i thought it was amazing. now i realize its pretty dumb.
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If its not Chrome, it could be this paint by Alsa Corp.

http://alsacorp.com/products/chromef...x_prodinfo.htm


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      03-05-2007, 05:01 PM   #17
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do u think i can get my lux 2.0's upgraded to a chrome housing? hahahaha
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Markis - sure, it will only cost you an additional $600 though. HA HA....
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      03-06-2007, 12:07 AM   #20
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alpine step off your thrown before u get popped... thanks
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