BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > General BMW News and Cars Discussion
 
Steve Thomas BMW
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      09-14-2018, 07:04 PM   #23
ando
Major
ando's Avatar
United_States
698
Rep
1,473
Posts

Drives: 2015 M3
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Chicago

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2015 BMW M3  [0.00]
2018 BMW X3 30i  [0.00]
Like the E46 fender gills the best
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2018, 07:04 PM   #24
EL Jeffe 5
Captain
EL Jeffe 5's Avatar
United_States
380
Rep
895
Posts

Drives: CBR1000RR
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: Iowa

iTrader: (0)

Imo
1. E46 M3
2. F90 M5
3. F10 M5
__________________
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2018, 07:44 PM   #25
eDrive
.
eDrive's Avatar
285
Rep
438
Posts

Drives: BMW
Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: North America

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Germanauto View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by eDrive View Post
Great thread.

Law don't forget the latest.
Talk about over-styled!
Looks so much better up close in person

However the ///m logo has to go-
Attached Images
 
Appreciate 1
Germanauto2014.50

      09-14-2018, 08:26 PM   #26
///Mangler
Lieutenant
85
Rep
576
Posts

Drives: E30 M3 Darth Vader Trackcar
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: SEC

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
1991 E30 M3  [0.00]
2000 E39 M5  [4.50]
2000 E39 M5  [0.00]
e30/e28/e36/e34/e39?
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2018, 08:44 PM   #27
AP888
Private First Class
AP888's Avatar
Canada
56
Rep
157
Posts

Drives: Manual RWD E90
Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: Up North

iTrader: (0)

Forgot the beautiful e90 3 series beats them all
Attached Images
 
__________________
?
Appreciate 2
Efthreeoh3587.50

      09-14-2018, 08:47 PM   #28
ItsGary
Captain
ItsGary's Avatar
Canada
466
Rep
997
Posts

Drives: 2009 E90 M3
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Vancouver

iTrader: (0)

I always liked the turn signals in the side instead of the mirrors
__________________
Instagram: @Namsaur
Is this the Krusty Krab?
No this is Patrick
Appreciate 0
      09-14-2018, 10:18 PM   #29
KevinM
Colonel
KevinM's Avatar
1518
Rep
2,486
Posts

Drives: 2002 M5; 2007 M Coupe; 2016 M3
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Tucson

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2016 BMW M3  [0.00]
2007 E86 M coupe  [4.50]
2002 E39 M5  [5.00]
My F80 is the only one of my three M cars to have side grills...the Z4 coupe and the E39 M5 look perfect without them. I think the gills looks pretty good on the F80. In terms of how much functionality they offer...let's not kid ourselves. For everyday driving, these are all decorative, at least in the modern era. For those who track regularly, perhaps...

P.S. All pre-E46 M cars did not have grills...E28 M5, E30 M3, E34 M5, E36 M3.
__________________
2016 F80 M3 ZCP MG/Golden Brown/6MT
European Delivery thread:http://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho....php?t=1291837
2002 E39 M5 Sterling Gray/Caramel
2007 E86 Z4M Coupe Silver Gray/Black

Last edited by KevinM; 09-14-2018 at 10:23 PM.
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2018, 02:28 AM   #30
eDrive
.
eDrive's Avatar
285
Rep
438
Posts

Drives: BMW
Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: North America

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by AP888 View Post
Forgot the beautiful e90 3 series beats them all
I want whatever you're smoking !

Appreciate 0
      09-15-2018, 02:39 AM   #31
dzvero
Major
378
Rep
1,487
Posts

Drives: 2015 M$4 F82
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: CA

iTrader: (2)

Cool thread. It will be nice to see them on the car also. That will be complete look
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2018, 02:59 AM   #32
bobloblaw
Second Lieutenant
200
Rep
267
Posts

Drives: m3
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: CA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by decre83 View Post
you missed the e82 1M!! the best car!!
1M doesn't have a fender gill though. Or was your point that it's the best because it doesn't have one lol

Last edited by bobloblaw; 09-15-2018 at 03:12 AM.
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2018, 08:32 AM   #33
BitchinManWheels
Lieutenant
BitchinManWheels's Avatar
145
Rep
402
Posts

Drives: Dinan M4
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Tucson

iTrader: (0)

The Z8 is a perfect blend of modern and classic design!
It will never happen but BMW MAKE A NEW Z8!!
__________________
"When you're racing, it's life. Anything that happens before or after is just waiting."
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2018, 09:00 AM   #34
Efthreeoh
Lieutenant General
United_States
3588
Rep
11,010
Posts

Drives: E90 & Z4 Coupe
Join Date: May 2012
Location: MARLAND

iTrader: (0)

The ’49 Roadmaster carried four (4) “Cruiser-Line Ventiports” (the official Buick term) per side, while the junior Super and Special sported just three (3) per side.
Attached Images
 
__________________
A manual transmission can be set to "comfort", "sport", and "track" modes simply by the technique and speed at which you shift it; it doesn't need "modes", modes are for manumatics that try to behave like a real 3-pedal manual transmission. If you can money-shift it, it's a manual transmission.
Appreciate 1
      09-15-2018, 09:18 AM   #35
Yeineken
Lieutenant Colonel
Yeineken's Avatar
United_States
1040
Rep
1,954
Posts

Drives: '11 135i M Sport
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Delmarva Peninsula

iTrader: (3)

Garage List
'11 135i  [4.10]
'16 Ford Hatchback  [0.00]
'15 X5  [5.00]
If you count the M2's fender badge then it feels wrong to leave out the 1M.

__________________
Appreciate 3
Dackelone8045.50
ried546.00

      09-15-2018, 09:38 AM   #36
F32Fleet
Major General
F32Fleet's Avatar
United_States
1008
Rep
7,209
Posts

Drives: 2015 435i
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Southeastern US

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by DCG View Post
Why does the older stuff always looks so much cooler?

Every BMW should have these! I only like these Gills if they're actually functional. I can't stand fake parts on cars.
Not all in the list were functional (ex e46M3/CSL). Can you guess the others?
__________________
"Drive more, worry less. "

435i, MPPK, MPE, M-Sport Line
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2018, 11:35 AM   #37
sixburgh
First Lieutenant
sixburgh's Avatar
United_States
84
Rep
370
Posts

Drives: 2010 BMW 128i | 6 MT | BMW PE
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Atlanta, GA

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via Yahoo to sixburgh
Industrial designers get inspired by other designers work. They openly repeat design history.
The American Buick (shown) was the first automobile to have them.
An inspiration from the WWII fighter planes.
#bmwgoneglobal #maga
Attached Images
 
__________________
1970 2002 sold | 1978 320i sold | 1984 325es sold | 1983 320is garage queen | 2000 323ci sold | 2009 128i M-Sport 6MT sold | 2010 128i sport pkg 6MT
Appreciate 1
Efthreeoh3587.50

      09-15-2018, 12:12 PM   #38
M3GymNut
Second Lieutenant
172
Rep
264
Posts

Drives: 2015 M3 BSM
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Miami

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by RPiM5 View Post
Cool compilation. Correct me if I am wrong, but I don't believe any one of these designs are actually functional. They look cool though, and are definitely what makes an M car stand out. I am partial to the E60 M5 grill and the F10 M5 grille, but I did once own a Z3M and appreciate that design. I always thought it was odd that the E85 Z4M never got its own fender grille. Is that the only M car to never get one? I dunno.
I believe some are functional, like the F80 and new M5. I think, somebody correct me if I'm wrong I would like to know as well.
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2018, 12:34 PM   #39
bandwagn
Private First Class
bandwagn's Avatar
44
Rep
191
Posts

Drives: 2006 325xi
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Omaha

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2010 X6M  [0.00]
2006 330Cic  [0.00]
E71 X6M (they are slightly different from E70 X5M)
Attached Images
 
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2018, 01:05 PM   #40
Efthreeoh
Lieutenant General
United_States
3588
Rep
11,010
Posts

Drives: E90 & Z4 Coupe
Join Date: May 2012
Location: MARLAND

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by M3GymNut View Post
I believe some are functional, like the F80 and new M5. I think, somebody correct me if I'm wrong I would like to know as well.
I think the Z3's are functional as well.
__________________
A manual transmission can be set to "comfort", "sport", and "track" modes simply by the technique and speed at which you shift it; it doesn't need "modes", modes are for manumatics that try to behave like a real 3-pedal manual transmission. If you can money-shift it, it's a manual transmission.
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2018, 01:14 PM   #41
GuidoK
#buildnotbought
GuidoK's Avatar
942
Rep
1,886
Posts

Drives: Z4 3.0i ESS TS2+
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Tinkering in the garage

iTrader: (0)

Interestingly theres a gap spanning over 3 decades that the fender gills werent used.
So the little z3 gave that feature an interesting new life.
__________________
Z4 3.0i | ESS TS2+ | Quaife ATB LSD | Brembo/BMW performance BBK front/rear | Schrick FI cams | Schmiedmann headers+cats | Powerflex/strongflex PU bushings | Vibra-technics engine mounts | H&R anti rollbars | KW V3 coilovers | Sachs performance clutch
Appreciate 1
F32Fleet1007.50

      09-15-2018, 01:30 PM   #42
E46M54325Ci
Colonel
E46M54325Ci's Avatar
547
Rep
2,347
Posts

Drives: 230i & M4
Join Date: May 2006
Location: SoCal

iTrader: (5)

Common theme? The functional ones look better!
__________________
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2018, 04:52 PM   #43
Zyal8r
Private First Class
United_States
13
Rep
125
Posts

Drives: Z4 E89
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: South Carolina

iTrader: (0)

"Bangle's flame surfacing ideology might not have suited everyone, but it did wonders for the E85/E86 Z4."[/quote]

Bangle was too far ahead of his time. The automotive press and pundits just did not get it. I hate when the experts try to tell us what doesn't look good. They assassinated the Z4 and worse yet everyone joined in. The 89 has a lot of Bangle and so does the E85 amd now finally people think they look cool.
Appreciate 0
      09-15-2018, 09:07 PM   #44
LemonOne
Captain
LemonOne's Avatar
United_States
255
Rep
790
Posts

Drives: ///Most Powerful Letter
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: East Coast

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ando View Post
Like the E46 fender gills the best
Yes, the original M3 grills where it all started for the M3 model.
Appreciate 1
ando698.00

Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:19 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST