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      03-02-2008, 09:26 PM   #23
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I thought you just moved the V1 for a second....

Nice job. I might switch to aluminum as well....
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      03-02-2008, 10:29 PM   #24
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soooo much better.... not a fan of wood trim in E9x's....
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      03-02-2008, 10:49 PM   #25
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I was bitten by a new car bug and seriously considered getting a 135i in alpine white with red leather + aluminum trim.

But I decided to invest the money into GLD, DBA, and GCC (gold + commodities funds) and just refresh the car for that fresh new feeling.

Immediately after the mod, I regretted the decision. The interior felt a bit cold and harsh.

However after a few days, I am beginning to like it more and more.

Overall, I am very happy with the result!!!

BTW, If anyone else is interested in this mod, contact Jason @ Tischer. He gave me a good deal on the part.

(I sold the wood trim to another local member who will be painting them piano black. That would look incredible too.)

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      03-02-2008, 11:28 PM   #27
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Jason @ Tischer.
Jason and Evan at Tisher are really great guys and are always there to help people.
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      03-03-2008, 01:08 AM   #28
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looks great...careful as that trim gets dings in it really easily!
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      03-03-2008, 03:00 AM   #29
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      04-02-2008, 11:50 AM   #30
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Your wood trim looked awesome, but nothing wrong with aluminum. Still looks great against the black. Well done!
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      04-02-2008, 12:05 PM   #31
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I hate the wood trim. Your aluminum looks a lot better man.
+1. Back when I owned e90, I made a mistake of buying wood and replaced it with alu at the cost of $700. Anything but wood for me...
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u guys are making me feel really bad about my wood trim
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      04-02-2008, 12:53 PM   #33
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Very nice, no more old man wood!
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Why did you move your V1? Looks kind of unsafe to have it there.

The aluminum trim looks much better. Gives it more of a sporty look.
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looks good!
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