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E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014)
4th generation E90 M3 sedan, E92 M3 coupe and E93 M3 convertible. The last of the naturally aspirated M3s, powered by a 4.0 liter V8 making 414hp and 295 lb-ft of torque.

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Old 02-20-2013, 09:12 PM
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Question Please be honest. Do you like this?

This is essentially what my car will look like, and I worked out a deal to have the decals installed at the VDC prior to delivery. I like them but I need a reality check.

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Old 02-20-2013, 09:39 PM
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:45 PM
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Typical M color stripes I like it.
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:53 PM
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I think it looks great and distinct from the other M cars.
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:59 PM
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not a fan of the stripes m badge is enough

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Old 02-21-2013, 02:06 AM
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Old 02-21-2013, 03:42 AM
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This is essentially what my car will look like, and I worked out a deal to have the decals installed at the VDC prior to delivery. I like them but I need a reality check.

Jon. One word.... NO! I will personally fly to S.B. and hit you upside the head if you ruin the new M3 with this. Sorry if I seem harsh, but you wanted honesty so that is what you are getting.
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Old 02-21-2013, 04:01 AM
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Don't do it! Too over the top
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Old 02-21-2013, 04:02 AM
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IMO, take a pass on the stripes. The carbon fiber trim pieces against the Alpine White is enough. Though for a BMW specific show day, the stripes could work.
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Old 02-21-2013, 06:23 AM
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This is essentially what my car will look like, and I worked out a deal to have the decals installed at the VDC prior to delivery. I like them but I need a reality check.

Yes, that's basically the BMW Performance Center M3- which look great in person.
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Old 02-21-2013, 07:50 AM
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Do it. It's your car, if you like it that is all that counts. And, if you decide after awhile that it is not doing it for you any more a heat gun and time will put it back to stock. Mods are for you to enjoy, not others to admire (though it is nice when they do ).
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Old 02-21-2013, 07:58 AM
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I agreee that its to much for a daily driver and those strips will be a LEO magnet
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Yes, that's basically the BMW Performance Center M3- which look great in person.
I am glad someone has actually seen it...

I am getting all of the other CF bits, so that is my car. I never thought I would like AW/Carbon Fiber but we just sold an R8 that was white
and loaded with carbon fiber trim and it was THE best looking R8 I've ever seen by a mile..
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I would not do it - a little too "enthusiastic" for me, but as several others have said, you should not be governed by the opinions of others. IMO the essence of the M experience is a passionate personal connection with the machine - proudly go fly your M "flag".
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Old 02-21-2013, 08:28 AM
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I wouldn't do it if it were me, but since you are in SoCal you can get away with it.

Regardless of what everyone says here, if it blows your hair back I think you should go for it.

And don't forget to get matching ones for your surfboard while you're at it!
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The question should really be: Do YOU like it.
I like it and would consider getting this. I am not big on customizations, so big thumbs down on razor thin low profile tires and chrome wheels, or spoilers, for that matter. But I think this looks nice. In the end, it's what you want/like that matters, no?
What color is your car? Can't tell if it's white or gray.
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Jon, is there a list of what can be installed at the vpc?
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I think it looks great and distinct from the other M cars.
This.

And I'm sure it looks better in person.
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Jon, is there a list of what can be installed at the vpc?
No, but I just made one for you...



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