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      02-28-2011, 04:16 AM   #1
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tlr's 2011.5 SG E93 M3

I finally finished my first round of mods and got around to taking some decent photos. I'm going for a Space Gray base / carbon fiber accent / amber lighting theme.

They're obviously post-processed a bit... I'm not a good enough photographer to make them look good on their own, but I think you can get a good idea of what it looks like.

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Other:
Favorites so far are the exhaust cutouts (I've gotten lots of compliments on the sound), matte black shadowline trim (absolutely essential on most E93s, IMHO), and spacers.

To do:
  • Tint
  • Amber angel eyes
  • Amber side turn signals
  • Amber (Euro) tail lights (maybe)
  • Front lip (maybe)
  • Rear diffuser (maybe)
  • ???

What do you guys think? Where would you go from here?

I've especially been wavering on whether a CF lip/diffuser would look good on a space gray and/or convertible. This thread convinced me SG and a CF lip would look good together, but I'm still not sure about the convertible, I feel like it might seem out of place. Thoughts?


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      02-28-2011, 04:20 AM   #2
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Looks cool. Keep the mods coming!
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      02-28-2011, 04:28 AM   #3
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      02-28-2011, 08:04 AM   #5
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beautiful !!! Before clicking the thread, i told myself "I hope the car hasn't that fugly chrome trim"

I wasn't disappointed !! congrats
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      02-28-2011, 11:00 AM   #6
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Great looking E93! The Euro tail lights are going to look nice.
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      02-28-2011, 01:15 PM   #7
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wow looks incredible, can't believe we get that nausty aluminum trim

great work, dont think you necessarily need a lip but the challenge lip would go fantastic with it along with the euro tails.

but love it, get some more pics!
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      02-28-2011, 01:19 PM   #8
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i like it a lot! def nicely done
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Cool! I would love to see more close up shots of the carbon fiber accessories. It hard to really get a good look with low res shots. It is hard to tell them from just plain black. You would be the one stop thread for ppl looking into carbon accessories!
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      02-28-2011, 01:56 PM   #11
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Cool! I would love to see more close up shots of the carbon fiber accessories. It hard to really get a good look with low res shots. It is hard to tell them from just plain black. You would be the one stop thread for ppl looking into carbon accessories!
You're in luck, I did snap some photos of the CF parts plus the smoked reflectors (sorry some of them are a little blurry)...

(the best one of the mirror cap is in the first set of photos above)
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Subtle changes - but they make a big difference for those of us who take notice.
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Nice one! CF bits set it off nicely as does the blackshadow line trim
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You're in luck, I did snap some photos of the CF parts plus the smoked reflectors (sorry some of them are a little blurry)...

(the best one of the mirror cap is in the first set of photos above)
Thanks. Looks pretty sweet. I like it as much or better than all black. Especially on the Space Gray.
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very nic!!
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very nice! SG is an amazing colour.
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I love the look! Can you show more photos? I'd like to see the following, if you don't mind.

1: Side shots of the roof up and down

2: Close up shots of the trim

I'm looking to go matte black trim as well.
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      05-09-2011, 04:53 PM   #20
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Nice work so far and a factory splitter would really enhance the looks while still staying subtle.
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have you figured out which diffuser to go with?
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