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      03-16-2012, 10:39 PM   #1
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AW 20d M-Sport

Well, its taken 7 months but I finally have my new ride...

Enjoy...

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      03-16-2012, 11:40 PM   #2
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Very nice. The black wheels make the car look very aggressive... In a good way.
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      03-17-2012, 12:11 AM   #3
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Very nice. The black wheels make the car look very aggressive... In a good way.
Thanks mate.

I've always been a fan of black on white in cars - decided to do it on this one as a result.

It's different, but imo - a good way.
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      03-17-2012, 06:52 AM   #4
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Awesome the AW with the black wheels is stunning. Enjoy!!
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      03-17-2012, 01:13 PM   #5
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Looks just like mine except the black wheels and interior color. Great choice. Seeing the black wheels makes me want to paint mine.
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      03-17-2012, 06:57 PM   #6
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Thanks for the comments guys.

I'll get some better photos next weekend when I'm by the beach - these were about an hour after I took delivery from the dealer outside a mates place.

It's amazing how the photo's make the car seem much smaller.
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      03-18-2012, 06:01 PM   #7
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Beautiful. I hate to admit this but I'm kind of wishing I had gotten m-sport.
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      03-19-2012, 11:13 PM   #8
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wow, looks really good.
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      03-20-2012, 07:06 PM   #9
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It looks super niceeeeeeee!! Did you powder coat your rims ? How much did that cost? White car with black wheels are just so sick. Congrats!
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      03-22-2012, 08:47 PM   #10
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It looks super niceeeeeeee!! Did you powder coat your rims ? How much did that cost? White car with black wheels are just so sick. Congrats!
Hey mate - thanks for the nice comments

They are the factory 19's which are an option on the 20d here in Aus, but I had them upgraded for my build and had the dealer powder coat prior to delivery at roughly $250 aud a wheel.

I could of had it done cheaper elsewhere by the inconvenience and having the dealer doing it minimizes the hassle, particularly if I have an issue with them peeling/cracking etc. Fingers crossed I don't!
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      03-22-2012, 08:56 PM   #11
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Beautiful. I hate to admit this but I'm kind of wishing I had gotten m-sport.
I never hesitated in wanting the M-Sport pack - to me it sets the car off in soo many ways.

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wow, looks really good.
Thanks mate!
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      03-23-2012, 03:03 AM   #12
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Right on. I am sure the dealership would have its quality so don't you worry. I should have mine powder coated when I ordered my car last May.

In Canada we have the 19 inch M 369 style rims as standard for the 35i M package X3 so we have the same rims, except I like yours more hahaha.

Cheers!
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      03-24-2012, 03:20 AM   #13
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Sweet ride!

I was about to say that's a very typical Aussie suburb.

Then I saw the QLD plate!
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      03-24-2012, 03:36 PM   #15
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Looks good... I am thinking about doing the same thing. I might do matte black rather then gloss though
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White on black with aluminum. Great combo!
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      04-02-2012, 12:58 AM   #17
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Looks good... I am thinking about doing the same thing. I might do matte black rather then gloss though
That was the scenario I was tossing up between. There are quite a few BMW's in my city with both the high gloss and matte black wheels so I was fortunate enough to have something to compare - due to the trimming around the windows / mirrors etc being high gloss looking on the M-Sport, I though the wheels would match it quite well.

All a matter of opinion though - as matte black was my first instinct. Glad I went with high gloss black, in person it looks fantastic.

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Thanks mate!
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      05-31-2012, 03:43 AM   #18
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Some more since I had the tint...





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      05-31-2012, 02:47 PM   #19
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Looks good, especially with the steering wheel on the correct side. lol!
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      06-19-2012, 05:53 AM   #20
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Great looking ride! You have good taste
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      11-29-2012, 06:26 AM   #21
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Was messing around with a new camera the other week...

Might as well post them up...

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      11-29-2012, 09:48 PM   #22
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I know a lot of people gave you compliments about your wheels, but they gotta go I'm really sorry but black wheels are a waste of money, might as well go with steelies cause you cant tell the difference. the point of wheels is to define a car and give it the extra oomph specially low profiles, but what we do is is hide the whole thing and paint it black to match the tires. find a mate with a similar car parc face to face, snap a side pic and lets see which looks nicer.
No need to flame just voicing my opinion, to each his own.
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