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Old 02-26-2007, 03:46 PM   #61
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Having a black car is like being married to a supermodel...everyone looks, everyone wants....she may not look like a supermodel first thing in the morning, but you're still married to a supermodel...
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Old 02-26-2007, 04:49 PM   #62
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My black car made me LOVE black cars. Don't think I will get another color but black.
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Old 02-26-2007, 06:06 PM   #63
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i was going to get alpine white, but i got black instead.

once you go black you never go back .. my future cars will be black as well
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Old 02-26-2007, 08:26 PM   #64
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I have had four cars.

All four..

were..

black.


Once you go black, you never go back..
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Old 02-26-2007, 08:57 PM   #65
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I have had four cars.

All four..

were..

black.


Once you go black, you never go back..
Same here... 4 cars, all black... Couldn't see myself driving any other color.

And it is a pain to keep clean but there nothing like the feeling you'll get when you glance back and see the fruits of your labor.
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Old 02-26-2007, 09:12 PM   #66
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I have mostly had silver cars and would like a change but though I think black looks great when clean I am scared that day to day it wil be a pain to keep looking good. Does any one have any comments on living with a black bimmer?
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Have two metallic sapphire black BMWs. Unless I happen to meet a car with a particular non-black color I like, I think black will be my default from now on; especially the metallic blacks. My 3rd car is a Toyota and is white. The thing about black cars is, when they are dirty/dusty, it's not as easy to see as on a white vehicle. A lot of people say black is hard to care for, but that hasn't been my experience.
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Old 02-27-2007, 02:32 AM   #67
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My 330Ci was Jet Black.. My E92 is Jet Black... Need I say more?
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Old 02-27-2007, 10:39 AM   #68
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Have two metallic sapphire black BMWs. Unless I happen to meet a car with a particular non-black color I like, I think black will be my default from now on; especially the metallic blacks. My 3rd car is a Toyota and is white. The thing about black cars is, when they are dirty/dusty, it's not as easy to see as on a white vehicle. A lot of people say black is hard to care for, but that hasn't been my experience.
yeah it's easier for me to keep black cleaner too. I had a white (actually pearl ) car and it seemed dirty all the damn time.
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Old 02-27-2007, 12:17 PM   #69
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Having my bimmer being my first black car, I don't think I could get another car that isn't black. I love it
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Old 02-27-2007, 12:58 PM   #70
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black is a nice color, but i didn't really want it, it's just we found a nice price on a good car, so that is why i have black. i really wanted something lighter. like everybody says it looks really good when it is clean.(i wash my car once a week) but i wouldn't get one just because i think black is a real boring color.
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Old 02-27-2007, 02:20 PM   #71
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I'm lovin' Imola. I thought my white WRX did a good job of hiding dirt, but Imola does a pretty commendable job.

my one black car was enough. I like detailing, but not THAT much.
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Old 02-27-2007, 02:40 PM   #72
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i love my car now, but its a bitch to keep clean.

my future car will NOT be black.
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Old 02-28-2007, 03:40 PM   #73
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My last car was black and what a pain it was especialy in winter, so I said never again and I went and bought an Orient Blue bimmer
might as well have gotten black .

but man like the black when it's clean and you see these purple reflection in the paint wow

so next one will probably be dark metalic charcoal
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Old 02-28-2007, 07:30 PM   #74
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well i live in cali so black it is ! rarely rain expect a few times..however i think my next car is gonna be RED cuz its so sexyy
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Old 02-28-2007, 07:42 PM   #75
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JB ftw. But next time Ill go for the carbon black!
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Old 02-28-2007, 07:43 PM   #76
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I have mostly had silver cars and would like a change but though I think black looks great when clean I am scared that day to day it wil be a pain to keep looking good. Does any one have any comments on living with a black bimmer?
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good question - black cars just need to be cleaned all the time - if its garaged and your willing to put the continuous effort in cleaning then get the black car again.

for me - im going to try a new color - red or white

silver is too boring IMO zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.............
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Old 02-28-2007, 07:50 PM   #77
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after i had my first black car, i said i'd never get another color. then after i was on my 4th straight black car, i said i'm never getting another black car! its too much of a bitch to keep clean & you can see all of the scratches/swirl marks too easily. now ive got a charcoal beemer n i love it! i aint gonna lie tho, when i see a nice n clean black whip i miss black.
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Old 03-20-2007, 05:52 AM   #78
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I cheat on my girlfriend every day with a dirty black girl, and I love every minute of it.

Jblack FTW!!!! And this is coming from a guy who has a gravel drive way that lives in Oregon. That is black car love.
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Old 06-27-2007, 12:01 PM   #79
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i had a black car...loved it when i could keep it clean but what really turned me off was all the pollen in spring everyday, especially since i have lots of trees at the house and work...just got tired of looking at yellow on black...but when its clean, there isn't a color out there that looks better than black...
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