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Old 10-26-2012, 09:13 PM   #101
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:33 PM   #102
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Wow that looks awesome...good job, enjoy her!!!
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:22 PM   #103
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When its getting painted? Looks Great!
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:48 PM   #104
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When its getting painted? Looks Great!
Like next week. Can't wait.
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Old 10-28-2012, 04:13 AM   #105
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I saw the most recent photos. It looks close enough to being painted that I have an accurate picture of it.
It is near perfect IMO. I just can believe some of most incredible nit picking I have ever seen.
It certainly doesn't invite people to post their car cosmetic photos here.

It looks like it came like that from the factory. Anyone not well versed in E46 M3 would never have a clue that the fenders were highly customized.

That is the effect you are going for, correct? I would say you and the body shop nailed it in spades.

You have to be pleased with it, right?

Dayum that would look good in that luminescent pearl white that Lexus used to use. It looked almost like Mother of Pearl. Someday I will have a car in that color.
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Old 10-28-2012, 09:41 AM   #106
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Looks like the shop did awesome work.. Are you painting the same color or changing it up? Black would look sooooo dope.
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Old 10-28-2012, 01:44 PM   #107
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Looks like the shop did awesome work.. Are you painting the same color or changing it up? Black would look sooooo dope.
I think his preferences are stated below. But you seem to be correct about OP's final decision. He has not stated what that is yet.

I said before I that I vote for a nice pearl white. A really GREAT pearl...luminescent like real Mother of Pearl. It is expensive but incredible looking if top quality paint is used. The color is sooo classy. it shimmers in the sunlight with all different hues.

I dont think pilot1ner is going for votes. He will do what HE likes, which is the way it really should be. We can all voice our opinions however. You never know...

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Yea I like that titanium silver, it always seem to look clean. The only color I would consider would be white, but I like how the polished lips look with it. Also I would have to change the color of the center piece of my wheels. I just wanna drive my car now! Haha. I needed to do something to the exterior and I neglected the idea for some time now. I'm happy with the subtle bodywork I have done with the hood, bumper, trunk, now it sits a little wider, more beefier. I'm good 4 now. Oh and good luck on ur car, I hope the shop ur cars at let's you see it and make adjustments while their doing ur project.
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Old 10-28-2012, 04:45 PM   #108
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The final product does look good.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:50 AM   #109
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Got my painter to paint next week. nice
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Old 11-02-2012, 12:00 PM   #110
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Old 11-02-2012, 12:29 PM   #111
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:57 PM   #112
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I'm surprised at how good that looks!!! Wide bodies are hit or miss.. and this is a big HIT! Can't wait to see it painted, big props to your body shop for pulling this off.
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Old 11-02-2012, 07:11 PM   #113
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Whoa! Looks great man!
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Old 11-27-2012, 04:44 PM   #114
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:16 PM   #115
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just got her home. I dunno if I like m/T tires too much. They have amazing grab, but the side walls are too square, blocky like. Any ideas on some more sticky tires? R888, ps2 etc...??? Ill save mine for when im gonna race. My friend has a shop down the street I can mount my M/T. Im tired and going to work
Car looks AWESOME!!! Just picked up this thread. Love that it looks closer to stock than others. Can you run 345's rear? Did you retain original front and rear bumper?
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:51 PM   #116
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:04 PM   #117
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:26 PM   #118
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I am getting it painted in two weeks. School has been killing me, and I haven't had the time. Thanks for all the positive feed back! I'll post as soon as its done.
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Old 12-14-2012, 08:58 AM   #119
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Wow looks OEM, amazing job by your body shop, congrats!
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Old 12-14-2012, 01:12 PM   #120
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Congrats to the OP car came out beautiful and better than MOST wide body e46's I've seen IMO. Cant wait to see it completely painted and ready for action!
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