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      05-09-2014, 07:47 PM   #1
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alu rails or not?

I will be ordering my bmw x3 m sport carbon black next week and still im undecided if i will have the roof rails with aluminum or not . i will have the window trim with aluminum will it be ok if i just have the roof rails in shadow black? or its better if i will have the windows and roof rails in aluminum?
by the way my leather will be in mocha color. here are some comparable pics thank you
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      05-09-2014, 09:41 PM   #2
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My 2 cents, I like the rails as shadow black better. Makes it less obvious.
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Difficult choice, but I think I would go with aluminum as it would match the window trim and it is a good contrast with the dark paint.
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thank you guys , im now leaning on getting the black one but i also want my kidney grills in alu like the 35d here do you know where i can but it? in my opinion it looks great on the lci
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aluminum if windows are in aluminum surrounding, don't mix and match you won't like it
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I went with alu on both 2 years ago... still very happy with my choice. Check link for picures of my car.




http://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showth...8#post13836168

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I will be ordering my bmw x3 m sport carbon black next week and still im undecided if i will have the roof rails with aluminum or not . i will have the window trim with aluminum will it be ok if i just have the roof rails in shadow black? or its better if i will have the windows and roof rails in aluminum?
by the way my leather will be in mocha color. here are some comparable pics thank you
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I will be ordering my bmw x3 m sport carbon black next week and still im undecided if i will have the roof rails with aluminum or not . i will have the window trim with aluminum will it be ok if i just have the roof rails in shadow black? or its better if i will have the windows and roof rails in aluminum?
by the way my leather will be in mocha color. here are some comparable pics thank you
Don't think you can go wrong either way. I like the Aluminum look as a contrast off of the darker body colour...
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I went with alu on both 2 years ago... still very happy with my choice. Check link for picures of my car.




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RichardBR - that's a stunner!!
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I vote aluminum. Contrast looks nice.
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