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Old 12-05-2012, 06:10 PM   #16941
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8/10 blacked out grill doesn't match anything else on your car, also I'd get an mtech 2 on that puppy. Reminds me of my car in the early stages.
mtec? no way jose lol.. way to many cars running around with that.

10/10 for the sig.. great picture. 10/10 for the car also! lol
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:56 PM   #16942
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10/10 nice picture, what kind of reactions do you get from people about the color of your car?
Guys:
"Wait...a yellow BMW?"
"DUDE! This color is SICK!"
"You can pretty much feel the rare-ness."

Girls:
"Your car is soo sexxxyyyy"
"A...yellow BMW?! What??"
"WOW!! This car is awesome!! And fast!"
"I'm glad you chose this over the Evo! Right choice!"
"Make it go fast again!! Again!" lmao


At the guy above me^
7.5/10
Black kidneys don't really flow well.
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:57 PM   #16943
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:10 PM   #16944
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Guys:
"Wait...a yellow BMW?"
"DUDE! This color is SICK!"
"You can pretty much feel the rare-ness."

Girls:
"Your car is soo sexxxyyyy"
"A...yellow BMW?! What??"
"WOW!! This car is awesome!! And fast!"
"I'm glad you chose this over the Evo! Right choice!"
"Make it go fast again!! Again!" lmao


At the guy above me^
7.5/10
Black kidneys don't really flow well.
Jeremy Clarkson:

"i wont have the red one, i wont have the blue one, i won't have the black... I know Ill take bile yellow!"
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:22 PM   #16945
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hmm. I like the painted grilles!

8/10. too dark at the front, and I want to see that sexy m-tech 2 front end!
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:19 PM   #16946
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:25 PM   #16947
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Dayuummmmmm!
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:29 PM   #16948
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Guys:
"Wait...a yellow BMW?"
"DUDE! This color is SICK!"
"You can pretty much feel the rare-ness."

Girls:
"Your car is soo sexxxyyyy"
"A...yellow BMW?! What??"
"WOW!! This car is awesome!! And fast!"
"I'm glad you chose this over the Evo! Right choice!"
"Make it go fast again!! Again!" lmao


At the guy above me^
7.5/10
Black kidneys don't really flow well.
Sorry - but PY is snot colored - I cannot stand it - a lot of people dont like it, it was rare because BMW found it wasnt selling well
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:52 PM   #16949
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Nice pair.
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:56 PM   #16950
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6/10.

Nice pair.
9/10. Bold.
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:59 PM   #16951
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5/10 pretty weak IMO but i notice your pretty local!
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:23 AM   #16952
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like the uniqueness from your front bumper, maybe going back to chrome grill would flow better.

8/10
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Old 12-06-2012, 08:57 AM   #16953
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9/10 for you sir... License plate delete please.

Love the AEs and blacked out reflectors.

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9/10

Dayuummmmmm!
Thanks man.

PY is just a hard color to mod "properly" ... I find a similar dilemma with LSB, they are both such strong/loud colors, that need just "the right" amount of contrast (black is my preference) to pull things off/together.
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Old 12-06-2012, 09:18 AM   #16954
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Sorry - but PY is snot colored - I cannot stand it - a lot of people dont like it, it was rare because BMW found it wasnt selling well
And now it's rare because nobody has one. I was fighting 5 other buyers to get this car at a non-BMW dealership. It almost sold the first day they put it up, until the guy backed down. I bought it soon after.

I'm guessing you've seen PY in person. But if you haven't, it's hard to depict it in pictures, especially considering that the color of the car changes greatly depending on the amount of surrounding light.

For example.
Direct sunlight:

Garaged:



I paid $19,000 for this M3. It's got 30,000 miles and only one other owner (65).
Find a deal like that, on an LSB or AW M3, and I'll go to sleep weeping tonight.
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Thanks man.

PY is just a hard color to mod "properly" ... I find a similar dilemma with LSB, they are both such strong/loud colors, that need just "the right" amount of contrast (black is my preference) to pull things off/together.
I agree. My car is still completely stock.
Would I trade it for an AW or LSB M3? In a heartbeat.
Are those colors accessible in Vermont or nearby states? Not at all. The ones that I found were either way too beat up, or super expensive primarily because of the color.

Every e46 M3 I've seen here in Vermont with VT plates has been silver, and one carbon black (maintained poorly, and it was SMG). My last e46 was silver and there was absolutely no way that I was going to stick with TiAg, after 3 years, that color got to me. Birds just love to poop on silver cars.


This is my inspiration though. Absolutely love the way this one's modded, and it's got me thinking too.


My car's different. And I still love it.
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Old 12-06-2012, 09:44 AM   #16955
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Sorry - but PY is snot colored - I cannot stand it - a lot of people dont like it, it was rare because BMW found it wasnt selling well
Yeah, but M coupes weren't selling well either when they came out... same same.
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:01 AM   #16956
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Beautiful shot sir! Lighting is just yummy.
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:06 AM   #16957
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:24 AM   #16958
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Old 12-06-2012, 11:51 AM   #16959
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I'm guessing you've seen PY in person. But if you haven't, it's hard to depict it in pictures, especially considering that the color of the car changes greatly depending on the amount of surrounding light.

For example.
Direct sunlight:
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[IMG]



I agree. My car is still completely stock.
Would I trade it for an AW or LSB M3? In a heartbeat.
Are those colors accessible in Vermont or nearby states? Not at all. The ones that I found were either way too beat up, or super expensive primarily because of the color.

Every e46 M3 I've seen here in Vermont with VT plates has been silver, and one carbon black (maintained poorly, and it was SMG). My last e46 was silver and there was absolutely no way that I was going to stick with TiAg, after 3 years, that color got to me. Birds just love to poop on silver cars.


This is my inspiration though. Absolutely love the way this one's modded, and it's got me thinking too.


My car's different. And I still love it.
I'm not a huge fan of PY but I can appreciate it. Your M3 is such a clean example, I love it. I find LSB contrived and way too flashy. My dream M3 color is either Silver grey metallic or Steel grey metallic.

By the way, I think your M3 looks worlds better than that modded PY example. I've never liked those hoods and the unpainted splitters look very contrived. I say you go for a more subtle approach when it's time to mod.

Those hoods just look awful to me and the black wheels don't help one bit
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Old 12-07-2012, 11:24 AM   #16960
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I'm not a huge fan of PY but I can appreciate it. Your M3 is such a clean example, I love it. I find LSB contrived and way too flashy. My dream M3 color is either Silver grey metallic or Steel grey metallic.

By the way, I think your M3 looks worlds better than that modded PY example. I've never liked those hoods and the unpainted splitters look very contrived. I say you go for a more subtle approach when it's time to mod.

Those hoods just look awful to me and the black wheels don't help one bit
I'm the opposite, I would love a LSB M3 and I think the modded Phoenix looks a lot better than stock. A lot haha I like everything about it. Just my opinion though

EDIT: Wish he would try painting the headlights black though

8/10

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