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      03-12-2013, 05:48 PM   #67
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The OEM splitter's and spoiler look super! If I may, I'd entertain the edition grill and CF side mirror caps, maybe even the edition side gills. Keeping it clean, classy and OEM while adding a touch more aggressiveness. I think it would look great on your car, matching what you've got on it now. Just a thought...here's the look I'm talking about.

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The OEM splitter's and spoiler look super! If I may, I'd entertain the edition grill and CF side mirror caps, maybe even the edition side gills. Keeping it clean, classy and OEM while adding a touch more aggressiveness. I think it would look great on your car, matching what you've got on it now. Just a thought...here's the look I'm talking about.
The splitters and spoiler turned out real good. Actually, I already have the front grills and side gills. Just taking my time to get them on the car at the moment. Not planning to have the mirror caps though.

Is that your car in the picture? Looking good too.
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      03-12-2013, 06:05 PM   #69
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The splitters and spoiler turned out real good. Actually, I already have the front grills and side gills. Just taking my time to get them on the car at the moment. Not planning to have the mirror caps though.

Is that your car in the picture? Looking good too.
That's my old M3, I've got a SSII on order.
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That's my old M3, I've got a SSII on order.
Well done mate! Let me give you an advanced warm welcome to the SSII club!
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Well done mate! Let me give you an advanced warm welcome to the SSII club!
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      03-12-2013, 07:26 PM   #72
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Well done mate! Let me give you an advanced warm welcome to the SSII club!
Well, thank you! After a few gray ones, it's fitting for my last e92 to be SSII. Really looking fwd to it, this will be the one I hang on to for awhile...maybe even through the next generation.
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      03-13-2013, 02:54 AM   #75
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hey Rodney

your car looks great!

also the fitment of the rep CF spoiler is really good!
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Well, thank you! After a few gray ones, it's fitting for my last e92 to be SSII. Really looking fwd to it, this will be the one I hang on to for awhile...maybe even through the next generation.
I think this car is a keeper. It is probably the first car that I've owned which I feel this way straightaway.

When do you expect to collect your car?
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      03-13-2013, 03:42 AM   #78
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      03-13-2013, 03:47 AM   #79
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hey Rodney

your car looks great!

also the fitment of the rep CF spoiler is really good!
Well ... it did take a bit of work my friend. Because it's the vacuumed version, there isn't much surface area for mounting. I was unable to use 3M tape otherwise on the Autobahn I will kill someone behind me when the spoiler goes flying.

So in the end my mechanic and I decided to use some bonding agent to mount it on for good. If you scrutinize it real close in person, you will see some real tiny gaps under between the spoiler and the trunk.

I'm probably going to use small amounts of silicon to fill out and smooth the contact areas along the entire spoiler. So yes you are right. Reps will never be 100% fitting.
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Hi All, interesting post and interesting timing.....

I just bought an 08 SSII E90, this is my second E90 in 4 yrs. My last one was turned into a track beast.

Question, I can not decided on wheels for the SSII E90. Do I go matte black Te37 or the Te37SL with polished rim. Other options I like are the black GT3 359 wheels or maybe the BBS CH-R Black or titanium...?

Help, any suggestions are welcome....
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Hi All, interesting post and interesting timing.....

I just bought an 08 SSII E90, this is my second E90 in 4 yrs. My last one was turned into a track beast.

Question, I can not decided on wheels for the SSII E90. Do I go matte black Te37 or the Te37SL with polished rim. Other options I like are the black GT3 359 wheels or maybe the BBS CH-R Black or titanium...?

Help, any suggestions are welcome....
Maybe something to aid your decision making? Just received a sneak pic from my supplier for my BBS CH-Rs in matt titanium. Ready to ship so I should be receiving them early next week.



But from my personal point of view, you should not go for matt black. There is hardly any contrast on the wheel and it's difficult to see the details unless there is very good lighting. It's like the SSII body color is so brilliant and then the wheels go missing because it's so dark.

TE37s in mag blue or hyper black would look fantastic. Or you can join me with matt titanium CH-Rs.

But these are just my opinions. If you really dig the matt black look then go for it!
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Ya, I am torn on this one. SSII is a hard color to get right.

I just wondering if the titanium will "ground" the sedan enough. If that makes sense....

the car has Dinan exhaust, so matte black tips and black front and side grills...

thanks for the help...!
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Ya, I am torn on this one. SSII is a hard color to get right.

I just wondering if the titanium will "ground" the sedan enough. If that makes sense....

the car has Dinan exhaust, so matte black tips and black front and side grills...

thanks for the help...!
Not much help really. It's always a tough decision but ultimately you can only gather opinions and have to decide yourself.

I searched and looked and considered for quite awhile before deciding on my setup.

So good luck mate!
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Ha, maybe I will do a Black and Titanium setup...one summer and one winter....
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Ha, maybe I will do a Black and Titanium setup...one summer and one winter....
That would of course get you the best of both worlds. Go for it if you can afford it!
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Ya, I am torn on this one. SSII is a hard color to get right.

I just wondering if the titanium will "ground" the sedan enough. If that makes sense....

the car has Dinan exhaust, so matte black tips and black front and side grills...

thanks for the help...!
I think the opposite... SSII is an easy color to get right. I think black wheels look best. It's all about contrast. Light colored wheels are best with dark colored cars; dark wheels with light colored cars. I find that the details of black wheels are lost in photos but not so in person.
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I find that the details of black wheels are lost in photos but not so in person.
I have to agree with this statement. The dynamic range of the human eye is able to see details in the shadows which the best camera cannot capture.
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Congrats.! Very beautiful M3. Especially the colour. Ι'm consider paint the 1M in the same colour..! Great colour.!
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