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      02-15-2008, 09:47 PM   #45
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It is not just the line, it does not have as significant of bolsters. As said, fat ass version. SUCKS!!!
what about these ones that they brougth into NJ? the red M3 coupe has the line in the seat the AW 4 door does not...very interesting...

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=113988
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what about these ones that they brougth into NJ? the red M3 coupe has the line in the seat the AW 4 door does not...very interesting...

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=113988
Well done!

You have brighten my spirits. That does look encouraging.
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      02-15-2008, 09:59 PM   #47
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Well done!

You have brighten my spirits. That does look encouraging.
I'm damn set on the good looking seat! I will convince my self I have them until the damn car is in front of me with or without them (without then I will be ordering the lower seat from europe).
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      02-15-2008, 11:38 PM   #48
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Well that's fucking gay. What's the reason?
No idea. But look for the comments in another thread. I've no idea where it is though.
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      02-16-2008, 12:14 AM   #49
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what about these ones that they brougth into NJ? the red M3 coupe has the line in the seat the AW 4 door does not...very interesting...

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=113988
I dearly hope you're right...I don't know though, that's only a test mule which could mean anything; there's no rules on what a test mule has. Also, the red M3 is not a coupe but a vert, anyone's guess if that means anything.
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      02-25-2008, 05:36 PM   #50
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Can we get back on topic and post more pics

I too am hopping US car get the lines in the middle but this is already a separate thread.
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      03-19-2008, 03:05 PM   #51
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I have and AW with palladium silver leather on order and am curious as to if most silver leather folks are going with the extended? I am debating if I should do that or not. Has anyone seen extended and non-extended silver leather in person? Thoughts and/or comments?

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silver with no extended.
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I'm actually going with Sliver extended. I like the aluminium trim the most but with an SSII I think I may be going overboard with the silver. I guess the point is that we need to see more pics not just extended vs not, but also with different trims.

The only think I don't like about the Silver extended is on the front dash on the passenger side how there is a black plastic piece where the cup holders come out of.
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I have and AW with palladium silver leather on order and am curious as to if most silver leather folks are going with the extended? I am debating if I should do that or not. Has anyone seen extended and non-extended silver leather in person? Thoughts and/or comments?

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gadget: I was concerned over the same issue...

Some may remember that I tried to change my SSII order from ext. PS to ext. FR but wasn't able to before production.

I'll have impressions & pics up after the car arrives next week with ext. PS & Al trim.
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gadget: I was concerned over the same issue...

Some may remember that I tried to change my SSII order from ext. PS to ext. FR but wasn't able to before production.

I'll have impressions & pics up after the car arrives next week with ext. PS & Al trim.
Eargerly looking forward to it!
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I'm actually going with Sliver extended. I like the aluminium trim the most but with an SSII I think I may be going overboard with the silver. I guess the point is that we need to see more pics not just extended vs not, but also with different trims.

The only think I don't like about the Silver extended is on the front dash on the passenger side how there is a black plastic piece where the cup holders come out of.

if you go extended then CF leather looks good. if you do not go extended the bruashed alum looks better as it breaks up the all black dash.
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I'm going for extended with CF trim.
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      04-05-2008, 09:11 AM   #58
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I take it you are too busy having fun with your new ride, However, PLEASE post some more pics.

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I take it you are too busy having fun with your new ride, However, PLEASE post some more pics.

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gadget:

you are right, what little free time is normally spent with the car these days.

Like SSII, PS is a color that difficult to capture on film. These night shots are horrible. The pictures taken with the flash give the wrong impression of the PS hue... The real color usually appears as a darker gray as shown in my weak attempts to capture w/o flash.

Thankfully, a professional photoshoot may be set up for later this week...





This duller hue is actually closest to reality:


flash-distorted color:











I am very happy with the extended leather option, the soft texture "on the dash" gives the interior a more comfortable feel.

My worst fear turned out to be the exact opposite... a grand slam! The silver-silver-silver option is not too much, in fact the colors all compliment each other beautifully. The silver rings on the speedo & tach + the silver idrive controller all tie in with the trim as well. I couldn't be more pleased. It's unfortunate these pics do not represent fully what I have mentioned, and I can only hope the upcoming shoot produces finer examples...more to come...
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Thanks OC!!
I NEED more interior pics!!!
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OC KidThanks for posting- great looking car you have

Can't wiat to see the photshoot pics
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...a couple more interior shots during the daytime:








This shot(of the seats esp.) shows a more accurate representation of the PS color...

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I think Palladium Silver would match perfectly with SSII exterior
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Yes, both colors are a little bit blue... unfortunately...
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      11-28-2008, 05:41 PM   #65
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Yes, both colors are a little bit blue... unfortunately...
You mean bad? I think that combination make it a real m.
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take that plastic of the dead pedal!
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