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      12-19-2013, 11:42 AM   #1
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Did I overdo it?

So got my mirror caps and side skirts painted Firenze Red(Range Rover's red). I really like how the mirror caps turned out but on the fence for the side skirts. They were bare fiberglass so couldn't leave it. Ideally I would have liked CF side skirts but didn't get those so oh well :P Thoughts? (I'm a big boy so I take criticism well ;p)





This is the Firenze Red on my Range Rover Evoque(roof):

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      12-19-2013, 11:46 AM   #2
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I'm personally not a fan of the look, but it is unique and the work looks well done.
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      12-19-2013, 11:51 AM   #3
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Yeah not feeling the red under the side skirts. Mirror caps look good.
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      12-19-2013, 11:58 AM   #4
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More pics of the Mini love it.

Also repaint side skirts black (matte) and Keep the caps (Red).
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      12-19-2013, 12:05 PM   #5
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Mirrors look good. Not a fan of the skirts.
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      12-19-2013, 12:08 PM   #6
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More pics of the Mini love it.

Also repaint side skirts black (matte) and Keep the caps (Red).
If I don't keep it red, I might just get CF side skirts. Everything else is CF so didn't want to throw black(except wheels)

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      12-19-2013, 02:24 PM   #7
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Hmm I think it would've flowed better if the red was as dark as the tail lights..

And getting rid of the orange reflector will help.

Another option would be to paint the inner ducts of the lower outer intakes if the front bumper, I think m3post member donbonna did that on a gray E93 that looked awesome.

I would do that in place of the side skirts.
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      12-19-2013, 02:37 PM   #8
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Not a fan. Plus, the red clashes with the orange reflectors.
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paint the front reflector, and run a red pin stripe like this up front. The side skirt extension is a different look, but not wrong. You just have to have everything else flow as well
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paint the front reflector, and run a red pin stripe like this up front. The side skirt extension is a different look, but not wrong. You just have to have everything else flow as well
Yep. Needs a bit more red in the front to continue the theme. That's if you want to keep it. Personally I would have gone the CF or black route.
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      12-20-2013, 10:57 AM   #12
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Not my taste.
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Thanks for the feedback guys. The look isn't complete so I appreciate the additional follow up suggestions. Just wanted to see if its salvageable or what else I can do to make it work. Keep it coming!
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Put a little green on it and it will be good for Christmas .
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      12-20-2013, 12:12 PM   #15
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Cheesy IMO.

This ain't no corvette.
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I would paint the side skirts black or wrap in CF look vinyl.
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      12-20-2013, 01:32 PM   #17
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I would paint the side skirts black or wrap in CF look vinyl.
And add a rear diffuser to finish off the look. It'd be perfect.
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What are you trying to prove by turning a classy ///M3 into a rice rocket-like car?!
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What are you trying to prove by turning a classy ///M3 into a rice rocket-like car?!
So he simply mean "Yes, you've overdone it!"
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Not feeling it.
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      12-20-2013, 05:17 PM   #21
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What are you trying to prove by turning a classy ///M3 into a rice rocket-like car?!
Didn't know that trying to customize your own vehicle meant trying to "prove" something I'm not a fan of looking run of the mill so I'm trying to make changes to the M3. All of my vehicles don't look stock(even the Range Rover isn't stock).

Like I said, looking for feedback. Nothing more, nothing less.
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Repaint both areas that you painted -> black. Fixed.
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