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Old 04-09-2011, 02:42 PM
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That settles it for me - I was considering Cashmere Silver or Space Gray, but I'm going to stick with AW. If this happened to my car, I would be livid.
My intent was not to sway away from metallics, you should go to your dealer and evaluate the colors in person for yourself!!
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Old 04-09-2011, 08:36 PM
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My intent was not to sway away from metallics, you should go to your dealer and evaluate the colors in person for yourself!!
Nothing against metallics - I just don't want the worry factor here. But make no mistake, I think Alpine White looks beautiful, so I don't consider myself "settling" for this color. And your car is absolutely gorgeous.

But the one thing I absolutely dislike are the swirl scratches in the clear coat. With Jet Black on my current car, they are too easy to create and really detract from the overall beauty of this color. After 3 years with this, I will never own a black car again. I know Alpine White will be just as susceptable to the swirl marks, they at least will be much less noticeable.
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Old 04-11-2011, 03:55 PM
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That's the great thing about choices, you get to pick what you like! . Every BMW I see in my area tends to be space gray which is another reason I switched to white.
Alboston & judyg, I agree with Alboston. Too many greys and darks, time for a change. White is going to be the go!! White with M Sports package. Black leather with comfort seats and bamboo anthracite have two little kids!!!
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Old 04-11-2011, 04:21 PM
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Man that pic looks awfully familiar. I could swear thats Commonwealth Avenue in Allston with the Harvard Ave intersection in the distance? I lived right across the street (and T tracks) back in the day 92-95 while at BU. I could swear thats it....Is "Wing It" still there?

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Old 04-11-2011, 05:10 PM
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Man that pic looks awfully familiar. I could swear thats Commonwealth Avenue in Allston with the Harvard Ave intersection in the distance? I lived right across the street (and T tracks) back in the day 92-95 while at BU. I could swear thats it....Is "Wing It" still there?

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Haha good eye Dave. That's the location of herb chambers BMW where I got my f10 (no herb chambers ads on my car tho!). Wing it is still there across the st haha. I think the changed ownership. Went there a yr ago for old times sake and the wings were good but not like i remember.

Screw the yanks
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Old 04-11-2011, 05:48 PM
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Haha good eye Dave. That's the location of herb chambers BMW where I got my f10 (no herb chambers ads on my car tho!). Wing it is still there across the st haha. I think the changed ownership. Went there a yr ago for old times sake and the wings were good but not like i remember.

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Congrats Al.

Brings back memories. I lived at 1174 Comm Ave...right across the street. I recall the big deal in 95 is when the Z3 came out....and I took it for a spin.

Love Boston BTW...just not sox, celts, pats or bruins...
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Old 08-03-2011, 01:16 PM
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I took delivery a month ago but never posted the pics... a lot of people wanted to see the color combo, I really like it!


YOU HAVE MY CAR ! YOU HAVE MY CAR! YOU HAVE MY CAR! I just ordered this combo! 6 weeks is going to seem like an eternity. Looks so so hot! I wasn't quite sure until now. Thanks for the pics. SEXY SEXY!
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Old 08-03-2011, 01:42 PM
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The other reason I chose non metallic white was because the bumpers very closely match the body. With space gray and dark graphite the bumpers are distinctly more green than the body and it sticks out like a sore thumb to me. This is due to the electrostatic application of the paint and the way the metallic flakes orient when they land on the metal body Vs the plastic bumper.
Never knew this about sheetmetal vs plastic?? I'll have to take a look when I check out some F10's.

The other reason I like white is the way the shape of the car is really showcased, especially with the M Sport package. Check out Vossen's website there is a beautiful AW F10 with M Sport in the gallery which looks so good.
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Beautiful car! Nice choice and congratulations AlBoston!
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Old 08-03-2011, 04:20 PM
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Old 08-03-2011, 06:47 PM
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Great combo! Enjoy!
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Old 08-03-2011, 06:51 PM
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boston F10 owners should do a meet some time....
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Old 08-03-2011, 09:22 PM
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Anyone want to take over the lease? Why wait 6 weeks when you can have it now
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Old 08-03-2011, 09:41 PM
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Anyone want to take over the lease? Why wait 6 weeks when you can have it now
change of heart?
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