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F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current)
F80 BMW M3 sedan, F82 BMW M4 coupe and F83 M4 convertible forum. This 5th generation M3 and all new M4 features a 3.0 liter twin turbo engine (engine code S55) 425hp and 406lbs of torque! Heavy use of light weight materials makes this generation lighter and faster then the outgoing E9x M3.

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Old 08-04-2014, 08:01 PM
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My Silverstone/Sakhir M4 coupe

Took delivery 7/19 (pre-ordered 4/13). Specs:

Silverstone/CF roof
Sakhir Orange full leather
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Mods so far: Painted reflectors, black kidneys, custom painted Sakhir engine cover (calipers to come).

Have enjoyed it greatly so far. No disappointments. Goes in for 1,200 service tomorrow.
















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Old 08-04-2014, 08:03 PM
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Old 08-04-2014, 09:46 PM
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Awesome. Great photography as well!
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Old 08-05-2014, 06:19 AM
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Love your mod list, especially the SO matching engine cover, very cool! If you don't mind, might just have to do the same when mine comes? Enjoy your ride.
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Old 08-05-2014, 08:10 AM
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I love the engine cover!
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Old 08-05-2014, 08:16 AM
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Love your mod list, especially the SO matching engine cover, very cool! If you don't mind, might just have to do the same when mine comes? Enjoy your ride.
Sourced from IND: http://ind-distribution.com/ind/cate...d-engine-cover. I also polished the intercooler body a bit, but it needs more work.

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Old 08-05-2014, 08:30 AM
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Gorgeous car. I've got my eye on the M4 as a replacement for my E60 550i in a year or two. I think it may be time to get down to a dealership and do a test drive.
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Old 08-05-2014, 08:33 AM
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Gorgeous.

I have also been contemplating Silverstone (my favorite M color) with Sakhir instead of my usual very purposeful all black interior. Your car makes a strong case for Sakhir - the black/Sakhir interior contrasts is an exciting visual feast.

Congrats on a stunning M4!
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Old 08-05-2014, 11:25 AM
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Old 08-05-2014, 12:43 PM
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Sourced from IND: http://ind-distribution.com/ind/cate...d-engine-cover. I also polished the intercooler body a bit, but it needs more work.

I appreciate that, thank you for the link.
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Old 08-05-2014, 12:48 PM
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Just gorgeous. Love the tasteful mods so far.
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Old 08-05-2014, 07:59 PM
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Thanks, all. Further mods considered:
- Sakhir Orange calipers (coming in the next month)
- Spacers - 12mm F&R with stock wheels
- May put my just refinished RAC RG63 wheels on, but will need to alter lug holes
- Suspension - I hate to mess with the stock springs, but it really needs a drop
- Exhaust - the sound is interesting and I don't think bad, but it may be improved
- Hardwire for my V1 (I rarely use it, but would be nice for trips)
- LIDAR jammer - this car is so fast, I may need this!
- Compact spare tire - all parts on their way
- Carpet mat for trunk - unfortunately, BMW does not offer one any more (did for E92)
- Tow hook license plate holder - hate to put it on, but it can be a hassle around here
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Old 08-06-2014, 07:53 PM
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One more slightly different rear angle:
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Old 08-06-2014, 08:14 PM
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One more slightly different rear angle:
Is it my imagination or does the Silverstone take on a green hue while under all those nice green trees? I had read this somewhere before but never seen it, like it seems to be captured in your photo. So the blue hue really does come from blue skies so it seems. Wow, very interesting cool color, as is in all the M specific choices.
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Old 08-06-2014, 08:40 PM
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Is it my imagination or does the Silverstone take on a green hue while under all those nice green trees? I had read this somewhere before but never seen it, like it seems to be captured in your photo. So the blue hue really does come from blue skies so it seems. Wow, very interesting cool color, as is in all the M specific choices.
I think you are correct that it does reflect the surroundings and become greener when in foliage.
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Old 08-13-2014, 11:08 AM
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Greg, did IND send you replacement reflector replacements? IIRC, they look a little different than body. SS is a hard color to match. It's as bas as Bluewater, ask me how I know.
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Old 08-13-2014, 11:57 AM
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Old 08-13-2014, 12:23 PM
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Greg, did IND send you replacement reflector replacements? IIRC, they look a little different than body. SS is a hard color to match. It's as bas as Bluewater, ask me how I know.
Yes, they are very close, but maybe minutely off. Also, they protrude maybe 1/32" which make them stand out a little.
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As a complement to my painted engine cover, just installed Sakhir Orange painted calipers, as well. Nice work thanks to Nate @ IND.





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Old 11-13-2014, 05:11 PM
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Wow!! Looks great!
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Old 11-14-2014, 07:03 AM
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Very nice looking car.
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Old 11-14-2014, 09:10 AM
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As a complement to my painted engine cover, just installed Sakhir Orange painted calipers, as well. Nice work thanks to Nate @ IND.







Dude, that turned out so fresh. Nice job!
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They would look badass in YMB also.
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