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      01-31-2012, 07:29 PM   #45
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I think it's silly actually to re-badge your car something that's it not.

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He does have the m-sport package which is multiple m-tuned suspension and exterior styling parts.
The M-Sport 3 series comes with nooo performance enhancements over a 3-series with the sports package, only cosmetic changes (e.g. kit). No M-tuned suspension, etc. Sure ///M Division plastered ///M badges all over the place, which I also think is silly. But it's not on the trunk. So why put it there?

People who don't know what an M car is won't be impressed. People who do won't be impressed either. And you'll be laughed at on forums.

Even though it's not an M3 badge, it's an ///M badge. The 1M only has an ///M badge. That should mean something. Yes, yes, I know about the new M performance line. But I sincerely hope those cars have performance improvements to back them up.

To me, this is akin to someone with a future ///M335i car changing it out to an ///M3 badge.
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      01-31-2012, 08:15 PM   #46
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People put M badges on anything Me, I just debadged my M3 ^^
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      01-31-2012, 09:06 PM   #47
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Maybe a month or so ago I was in a bar and a dude came in wearing a Raiders jersey. I knew he wasn't a real player on the team because there was a Raiders game on one of the TVs. Well that and he was about 5"2' and 100 pounds. So I kicked his ass for being a poser. That will teach him not to wear a badge that doesn't belong to him.
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      02-01-2012, 12:21 AM   #48
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well it does have the M-sport package which includes the front and rear bumper kit, but I've never seen one with the ///M badge. Must have been added by the owner? Technically, it's not incorrect...
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      02-01-2012, 01:13 AM   #49
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Who gives a rats ass how other people badge their cars?

Its has zero impact with what I drive.

You wanna hate, but where do u draw the line?

Stickers without the parts or sponsorships, BBK's without any track time etc.... Carbon fiber wraps on roofs to look like the E92...

It's entertainment. If you make it more than that, then you need to seriously find more worth in yourself than the status your car provides. Let it go....
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      02-01-2012, 01:53 AM   #50
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I wear fake watches... because they never last long anyways. IMO, there's nothing wrong with fake watches or putting on an M badge on a non-M. I don't care... I let people do whatever the hell they want with their own cars; they pay for it, not me.
Buying and wearing counterfeit watches is much worse that putting an M sticker on a car, at least it's probably an authentic sticker!
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      02-01-2012, 09:45 AM   #51
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People who don't know what an M car is won't be impressed. People who do won't be impressed either.
I don't agree with this. There is the 3rd type of people, who think they know what the M means or stands for, and when they see an M badge on a car, they think it is a special car.

I used to have a Z4 M Coupe. If you'd remember, just like the Z3 Ms, these models only had M with no number or letter following it. I had people asking if it an M3, I had people asking if it is an M5 (yes, that happened)... My cousin, who is in to cars, called it a Z4 M3.

So still, they impress the uneducated car enthusiast
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      02-01-2012, 02:07 PM   #52
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Buying and wearing counterfeit watches is much worse that putting an M sticker on a car, at least it's probably an authentic sticker!
And that's why I don't care what people think about it... it's my money. I have one fake watch that I wear every once in a blue moon; big deal!

People who put an M badge on their car... I don't care, it's their car!; People who wear fake brands of clothing... I don't care! It's cheaper for them and it is their own money.
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Who gives a rats ass how other people badge their cars?

Its has zero impact with what I drive.

You wanna hate, but where do u draw the line?

Stickers without the parts or sponsorships, BBK's without any track time etc.... Carbon fiber wraps on roofs to look like the E92...

It's entertainment. If you make it more than that, then you need to seriously find more worth in yourself than the status your car provides. Let it go....
I guess it is in the nature of certain people to hate on others... I don't get it either bro.
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      02-01-2012, 03:10 PM   #54
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Well, my non "M" car does not have a badge, but it is as much M am my real M car which has a badge. Hummm, go figure, and if you don't understand, see

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...7#post11243487

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      02-01-2012, 03:46 PM   #55
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I think it's human nature to want to believe that something you do or own is special or unique. When someone rebadges the car it lessens that feeling for others. Not everyone is bothered by this. Personally I think it is disrespectful to the M heritage and engineers who developed the M vehicles. Many may not understand this, but in hockey there is the tradition that you never touch the Stanley Cup until you've won it. It's kind of like that in my view.
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      02-01-2012, 04:39 PM   #56
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I'm not going to derail my own topic, but I do suggest you read my comparo in my signature.
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      02-01-2012, 06:11 PM   #57
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Don't go there.
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lol , you and star trek...
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      02-01-2012, 08:23 PM   #58
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Actually I'm surprised no one said "says the guy with a 1M" to the OP..
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And you don't have to be French to know its Poseur, Kirk.
btw, how is Spock doing?
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      02-01-2012, 08:29 PM   #59
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And you don't have to be French to know its Poseur, Kirk.
btw, how is Spock doing?
..Im gonna go out on a limb here and say the OP is a trek-ie..now that is uber cool..lol
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I say we go all Hell's Angels on his ass and throw him a beating for wearing our colors without being a member.
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poser 1 |ˈpōzər|
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a person who acts in an affected manner in order to impress others.

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Yes, perhaps this space cadet got an M-Sport Package on his 328i, but what's up with re-badging his car with an ///M badge?

Despite the poser's lame attempt to sport an non-M, I can't help but also blame how loosely BMW continues to throw the letter around. Why not add it to the trunk? The owner of this car already has a zillion other ///M's all over the vehicle anyway!
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A poseur is also a guy who lives above his means,gets an M3 that he can't really afford to impress others.
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      02-02-2012, 08:04 AM   #63
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I say we go all Hell's Angels on his ass and throw him a beating for wearing our colors without being a member.
YES!
(Just kidding, for the record. Not looking to hurt anyone.)
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      02-02-2012, 08:24 AM   #64
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Actually I'm surprised no one said "says the guy with a 1M" to the OP..
Hahaha
If you see a group of bikers,usually it's the guy with the HD roadster(chick bike) who acts the most badass.
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How's this any different than taking a 335i engine and putting an M motorsport sticker on it a la 1M?
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You guys that are bent out of shape over this might want to redirect your frustration to BMW headquarters. Our new 7 has ///M logos on the sills, the wheels and the foot plates. I didn't put them there, the factory did. Yes, it has the M-sport package, but frankly, I could do without the ///M logos.

I understand why some of you don't want them there and don't disagree, but take it up with the guys at corporate.
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