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      03-06-2010, 06:07 PM   #1
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'08 Sparkling Graphite E90

Washed it today for the first time in a while...

Options: 6MT, sparkling graphite/black, carbon leather, Tech, Premium, Cold weather packages, OEM 19's

Mods: Luma vented lip, UUC Corsa exhaust, drop-in oiled filter, blackline tails, blackout side gills, blackout front grills, smoked reflectors, cf roundels, Valentine-1 hardwired, tint. The only other things I'm likely to do at this point is powdercoat the wheels an anthracite color, and if I can find a reasonable rear diffuser...I know you guys will say "drop it" but that's not really an option for me, esp. in Colorado.

I just put the exhaust on myself a few weeks ago, looks like I need to adjust it a bit now that I see these pix, but from a standing position you can't notice the difference.










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      03-06-2010, 06:44 PM   #2
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Looks good. Wish they still offered this color.


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      03-06-2010, 06:45 PM   #3
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      03-06-2010, 07:57 PM   #4
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I wish they offered a less purple variant of this color. Dark gray is clutch.
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      03-06-2010, 08:04 PM   #5
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looking good, e90 FTW
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      03-06-2010, 08:37 PM   #6
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Looks good!
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      03-07-2010, 12:48 AM   #7
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Looking very, very nice!! I'd choose this color if they still made it.
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      03-07-2010, 12:56 AM   #8
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hey! I have the same car

















































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      03-07-2010, 01:21 AM   #9
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Looks good
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      03-07-2010, 01:29 AM   #10
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that color is too dope!
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      03-07-2010, 03:34 AM   #11
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the rarest of this-generation m3s since they only made them in this color for a year.

looks good.
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      03-07-2010, 10:55 AM   #12
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      03-10-2010, 01:33 PM   #13
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The UUC/Corsa is looking nice! Did you use the stock orange hangers or did you use shorter ones?

Are you still liking the sound? Any drone to report of?
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      03-10-2010, 01:59 PM   #14
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Looks great! Sparkling Graphite ftmfw!
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      03-10-2010, 08:46 PM   #15
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any vids or sound clips of that UUC exhaust? I've never heard one...
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      03-10-2010, 09:44 PM   #16
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Yeah, search in the engine mods forum, I posted a vid of it revving a month or so ago.

I used the stock hangers. I love the sound. If it drones, I don't know it.
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Love this shot
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I love this car, it looks super clean! Sparkling Graphite Metallic looks great!
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      07-10-2011, 12:37 AM   #19
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Request for M3 advice

Your M3 looks great. I have the same one without the mods. I am looking into some of the Dinan stuff; Intake, Chip, Dif. I am going to change my exhaust but I don't like the ricey sound of the Dinan exhaust. I am going to put on a lip spoiler. I was looking at the Luma vented lip like yours, or the Challenge GT lip. Are you happy with the carbon fiber lip or do you think black would work better with the Sparkling Graphite? Also, are happy with the brake vents. I think the lip without the vents looks a little cleaner, but if the brake vents really help cool the brakes I might as well go with them. Any and all advice would be great. Thanks
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I miss Sparkling Graphite.
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