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Old 10-23-2011, 10:33 PM   #21
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yeah i've seen a few non m coupes (not 320s) without sport seats. I always thought they were part of the m-sport options, but were also available as a separate option.
Maybe original owners specifically wanted standard seats. I can think of a few reasons why they would.
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Old 10-24-2011, 05:57 PM   #22
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Keep the red! Don't be crazy!

Black is boring.
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Old 10-24-2011, 06:02 PM   #23
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Sleek, I believe Alan (02PRUV) has some black seats layin around - hit him up.

Also, IMHO - I cant stand Red Leather :/
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Old 10-24-2011, 06:22 PM   #24
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Some ppl like red, some ppl don't. Unfortunately I don't hence went with black. But I'd check it out in person first, seeing that lots say the red looks a lot better in person than in pics. Cinnamon is another popular colour, but I don't like it. Call me boring lol.
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Old 10-24-2011, 06:35 PM   #25
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Sometimes you grow to like it and like it a lot. I hated the color of my car when I got it. But now I love it It's Turmaline violet
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Old 10-24-2011, 06:58 PM   #26
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Sleek, I believe Alan (02PRUV) has some black seats layin around - hit him up.

Also, IMHO - I cant stand Red Leather :/
Had chat to him yesterday mate.

he has the front seats etc, but needs to get the back seats, which he says is not an issue, in the chance i do go ahead and do a swap, wanna make sure I have all the inserts etc.
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Old 10-24-2011, 07:00 PM   #27
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keep the red!!!!! grey or silver on red are both awesome colour combos.
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Old 10-24-2011, 07:44 PM   #28
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Sometimes you grow to like it and like it a lot. I hated the color of my car when I got it. But now I love it It's Turmaline violet
That's very dark for violet. I would have said more like aubergine. Anyway, it looks good, very unusual.
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Old 11-16-2011, 03:51 AM   #29
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I've just seen this black M3 interior come up for sale, maybe good for coupes as well.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/BMW-E46-M...item231668c480
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Old 11-16-2011, 04:53 AM   #30
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One of the cars I looked at when I was looking for mine was TiAg with red. It looked really sharp when I first saw it, but after an hour or so test driving I realised I couldn't live with the red day in, day out. Each to his own, but I'd be doing the same (looking for a swap) in the same position as the OP.

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Old 11-16-2011, 10:29 AM   #31
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I have got mine in red, not sure what kind of red that is...
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Old 11-16-2011, 04:33 PM   #32
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Had chat to him yesterday mate.

he has the front seats etc, but needs to get the back seats, which he says is not an issue, in the chance i do go ahead and do a swap, wanna make sure I have all the inserts etc.
I've got it all now.
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Old 11-16-2011, 04:37 PM   #33
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Old 11-16-2011, 05:19 PM   #34
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Sapphire black on red leather... love it. Combined with the brushed aluminium trim, it looks great. The red looks brighter in pictures than in reality. The leather should not have a sheen to it, just a dull lustre.
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