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View Poll Results: What color to wrap my car in?
Matte Black 8 16.67%
Matte Orange 32 66.67%
Matte Lime Green 8 16.67%
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Old 02-26-2012, 06:56 PM   #21
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So many haters on these forums!! I'm just trying to do something different with the car. I don't think a vinyl wrap done correctly is ricey! I'm not a 18yr old boy racer, I'm actually a BMW master technician.
Do a nice shade of lambo gray. Or something?
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Old 02-26-2012, 07:34 PM   #22
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How much did it cost to wrap your car? Already had in mind to do gloss black for the roof, and getting new bumpers front and rear.
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Old 02-26-2012, 07:52 PM   #23
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Is your car the white one? If so, leave it. Nothing more fresh than an alpine e46. Stop being an attention ***** with the horrible, gaudy colours/finishes.
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Old 02-26-2012, 07:54 PM   #24
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OP,

Honestly, I was impressed with the black matte I saw done here...but, you know, your orange and lime are really lambo type colors...I won't say you're posing by picking either, but you are sort of flaunting something that's not there in a 330. Even if it's SCd or turbo'd, since that's not apparent from just looking at the car, I personally, would think it's kind of silly if I saw that and it wasn't at least an M...and even then, I'd think...there's a guy that wants to get noticed. Then I'd wonder why.

Oh, I'm not really a d!ck...just 55, saying what I think...which is old man type of thinking. But as you asked and I try to be helpful, I'm telling you what I think.

I know you said no haters, and you're doing it anyway, but this is Fanatics, so I sort of take license to ignore what people ask for pretty often here.

Search for that black matte thread...though at that point, might as well save your money and time and just keep it white...maybe spend that money elsewhere...winter tires, CF roof, a nice 6 cd changer, a nice dinner with your gf?
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Old 02-26-2012, 07:58 PM   #25
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Honestly, I was impressed with the black matte I saw done here...but, you know, your orange and lime are really lambo type colors...I won't say you're posing by picking either, but you are sort of flaunting something that's not there in a 330. Even if it's SCd or turbo'd, since that's not apparent from just looking at the car, I personally, would think it's kind of silly if I saw that and it wasn't at least an M...and even then, I'd think...there's a guy that wants to get noticed. Then I'd wonder why.

Oh, I'm not really a d!ck...just 55, saying what I think...which is old man type of thinking. But as you asked and I try to be helpful, I'm telling you what I think.

I know you said no haters, and you're doing it anyway, but this is Fanatics, so I sort of take license to ignore what people ask for pretty often here.

Search for that black matte thread...though at that point, might as well save your money and time and just keep it white...maybe spend that money elsewhere...winter tires, CF roof, a nice 6 cd changer, a nice dinner with your gf?
lol

I'm not 55, so I must just be a d!ck... but I agree with Doug. If you're going to scream "look at me", you'd better have something worth looking at.
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Old 02-26-2012, 08:12 PM   #26
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lol

I'm not 55, so I must just be a d!ck... but I agree with Doug. If you're going to scream "look at me", you'd better have something worth looking at.
We will all look at it. Weather it is worth it or not. Actually I can't wait to see it. Whatever color it is,still I'm going to look. I Hope it will be orange,then everyone will freak out. Subscribing for updates.
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:33 PM   #27
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I like flat black look myself. Saw an m3 with a v8 twin turbo stuffed in it at a car show last year. Had a 6 series trunk on it which didn't fit though. I would rather fly under the radar then announce any short comings to the world. You should also consider small penis yellow on your list as my wife's coworker calls it.

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Old 02-26-2012, 10:50 PM   #28
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Yes my car is the white one, Thanks to all for your input! Yes I'm aware my car is not an M3 or an Exotic. It is just a supercharged 330Ci but I am a very outgoing/loud person and feel that it would suite my personality well.
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:53 PM   #29
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Old 02-26-2012, 11:28 PM   #30
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Matte white. Im going with matte silver eventually. I love vinyl wraps. Makes the car look new and its easy to keep clean.
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Old 02-26-2012, 11:50 PM   #31
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I think if youre going to do this there's only one color which will be on the rare side, appeal to the chicks, and show that your a real man (you know, in touch with your feminine side)
do it bro... it will be sick!
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:17 AM   #33
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My issue is not whether you should wrap your car in any of those colours. I believe, it's your car, do with it as you will if it gives you pleasure.

My issue is that you give a flying fvck what we all think about what colour you should wrap it in. Go with what you like, or what your wife likes. Pay not the slightest notice about what we all like.

Who you trying to please anyway?
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My issue is not whether you should wrap your car in any of those colours. I believe, it's your car, do with it as you will if it gives you pleasure.

My issue is that you give a flying fvck what we all think about what colour you should wrap it in. Go with what you like, or what your wife likes. Pay not the slightest notice about what we all like.

Who you trying to please anyway?
perfect! I do my mods and THEN post them if I feel like it, but I dont ask what should I do? BTW... I think you should skip the soda and go with water and a salad for lunch tomorrow; and wear slacks, no jeans this week. Black slacks that is. Good.
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I've always been a big fan of that frozen-black color. Do black! Orange is too loud, and lime-green is even louder.
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dumb thread is dumb


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Old 02-27-2012, 12:42 AM   #37
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Matte green with pink wheels for ultimate trollmobile
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:44 AM   #38
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Old 02-27-2012, 05:40 AM   #39
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Matte green with pink wheels for ultimate trollmobile
You know, I'm right here! Say that to my face if you're ever in NJ, buddy!

Okay, I know my car isn't flat green, but I know you were talking about my car...and I don't know why you didn't mention my green tires (flat green)

Anyway, since you mentioned it, do you think if I sand my clear with 1500 grit, I could get an even looking matte finish?
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So many haters on these forums!! I'm just trying to do something different with the car. I don't think a vinyl wrap done correctly is ricey! I'm not a 18yr old boy racer, I'm actually a BMW master technician.
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