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      05-17-2007, 04:41 AM   #1
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Question Shadow-Line or not ?

I will order my M3 tomorrow but I'm still hesitating about the Shadow-Line option. I will take a Silverstone II and I'm not sure the Shadow-Line will be adapted to this color.
Any idea ?
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I will order my M3 tomorrow but I'm still hesitating about the Shadow-Line option. I will take a Silverstone II and I'm not sure the Shadow-Line will be adapted to this color.
Any idea ?
Matt black is standard and gloss is about 250. I think bmw are taking the p*ss with this option. 250 for different paint!! I think gloss will look better with most colours.

I think bmw have someone in the back office with a dice with different amounts of money on it!

'How much shall we charge for this option?'

'Hang on, i will roll my dice ... Oh look 1000!'

'OK, sounds fair'
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Shadow Line is the best!
I can't stand that chrome trim.
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not on silverstone II.


EDIT: after looking at the press conference pics, spy pics, and published pictures, i think shadowline would look good with silverstone II, if not all colors.
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      05-22-2007, 04:43 AM   #5
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not on silverstone II.
I'm agree with you that on Siverstone II, the shadow line is maybe not appropriated but as the carbon roof is brilliant, I don't know what to do
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maybe these will help

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=50002
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=49988
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Pardon my ignorance but.............

whats Shadow Line?
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      05-22-2007, 09:58 PM   #8
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whats Shadow Line?
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      05-22-2007, 10:06 PM   #9
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shadow line is the term for when the normally chrome trim around the windows is painted matte black

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Shadow line is standard on the M3 so what are people talking about? The option is 'high gloss' shadow line, which just means it's shiny rather than matt black.
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      05-31-2007, 03:39 PM   #11
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shadow line is the term for when the normally chrome trim around the windows is painted matte black

Jason
at one time. newer bmw's come with gloss black shadowline.
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Definately get it, the matte looks like crap, especially with the glossy carbon roof!
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Shadowline is the only choice!
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      06-01-2007, 08:25 AM   #14
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Shadowline is the only choice!
Done !! I took it.
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