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Old 12-29-2012, 04:38 PM   #21
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Eh it's not too bad.

Isn't the M3 hood lighter than the non-m?
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Old 12-29-2012, 04:51 PM   #22
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It's definitely not going to be perfect. But way off? That's a little exaggerated don't you think?
If I can notice it's off in a low-res picture, then I'd say it counts for "way off."

If it's not going to be perfect, why bother?

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Old 12-29-2012, 05:29 PM   #23
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Eh it's not too bad.
Isn't the M3 hood lighter than the non-m?
yes the M3 hood is aluminum and lightweight compared to non-M
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:40 PM   #24
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looks like more time and money than its worth....for a minimal cosmetic modification.
Have you seen the money ppl drop on hoods around here, not including paint? Vorsteiner, GTR, seibon etc.. Literally $1k+
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If I can notice it's off in a low-res picture, then I'd say it counts for "way off."

If it's not going to be perfect, why bother?

Stock looks best!
Nothing is perfect. Aftermarket hoods made specifically for facelifts included. Haters gonna hate.... lol

But thank you for the input
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looks kinda funny i think.

Get a VCSL bumper or something to go with the hood.
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Old 12-30-2012, 12:11 AM   #27
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I think it looks pretty good. If I'm ever unfortunate enough to damage my hood somehow I might be tempted to pick one up. Mostly because I don't particularly like the design of my facelift kidney grills.
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I think it looks pretty good. If I'm ever unfortunate enough to damage my hood somehow I might be tempted to pick one up. Mostly because I don't particularly like the design of my facelift kidney grills.
Umm, you do know he has a Coupe and according to your sig you have a Sedan?
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Hmm, I think I now understand why BMW didn't facelift the M3. It just doesn't flow with the lines IMO
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I'll take more pics when the black kidneys come in. You really need to see it in person because all the ppl I've shown it to say it's pretty damn good for being made for a pre-face.

Thanks for the feedback guys, I'll see if I can get it better in the coming weeks
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