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      12-24-2011, 02:10 PM   #1
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3 generations of M3s make the ///M stripes colors rainbow (wallpapers)

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In September the guy who runs the blog http://mclub.la/ organized a photo shoot with an Imola E30 M3, Interlagos Blue e46 M3, and my Laguna Seca Blue e92 M3. Here are a few of the shots! Unfortunately we did not have the license plates removed, but time was short.

Wallpaper version of the first photo @ http://www.m3post.com/goodiesforyou/MCLABirdsEyebig.jpg

For those curious, here's info on the actual colors of the M stripes and what they stand for:

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Pantone:
Blue -- Pantone Process Blue
Purple -- Pantone 268
Red -- Pantone Warm Red

Paint:
blue violett GLASURIT-BMW 4000
light blue GLASURIT-BMW 5002
red GLASURIT-BMW 353

RGB:
Blue -- 0 138 201 (Hex: 008AC9)
Purple -- 43 17 90 (Hex: 2B115A)
Red -- 241 26 34 (Hex: F11A22)

Pantone = color process (order) used by printing shops to define colors.
Paint = in this case it is refering to a GLASURIT paint code. Or a specific mix of auto paints.
RGB = Red, Green, Blue. The same process your computer monitor or TV uses to make colors.

- RED represented Texaco who had partnered with BMW during the early days of M racing
- BLUE represented BMW (and Bavaria)
- PURPLE was used to represent the partnership and to allow for a nice transition between the two colors. (Once the BMW/Texaco partnership ended, BMW had to buyout Texaco for the rights to the red.)


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      12-24-2011, 02:25 PM   #2
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.....excellent work and picture quality.........Phil
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      12-24-2011, 02:45 PM   #3
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      12-24-2011, 02:59 PM   #4
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That's awesome. I would have pictured laguna seca on the e46 and interlagos on the e92.

Nice job.


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      12-24-2011, 03:08 PM   #5
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      12-24-2011, 03:19 PM   #6
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awesome shots!
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      12-24-2011, 04:07 PM   #7
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Great Shotss..

IB E46 M3....

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      12-24-2011, 04:19 PM   #9
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great pix. you needed someone with e36 m3 to complete the lineup.
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      12-24-2011, 04:20 PM   #10
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Blown away by those shots!!
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thanks for the new desktop wall paper
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Love it. Laguna Blue FTW
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wow... seriously all 3 cars look stunning.. as do the vibrant colors.. new wallpapers for sure.
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