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      09-18-2010, 01:30 AM   #243
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Video of my 2008 BMW 320i Arctic Metallic ...

Little video of my 2008 BMW 320i Arctic Metallic ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OMto2p4Nq8
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      10-21-2010, 08:08 AM   #244
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hello, i just purchased a 328i 2007 in ny. does anyone know where i can find nice bmw rims and bodys parts in arctic?
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      10-21-2010, 11:18 PM   #245
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      10-22-2010, 12:26 PM   #246
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      10-24-2010, 11:15 AM   #247
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hey man were did you get that front bumper from?
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      10-27-2010, 08:27 PM   #248
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I might be picking up an arctic tomorrow but am still debating on the color. I've only seen it in dusk/night, so it's always been gray. I have to say at night it looks great though.

My question is does it really look mint green (as shown in some of these pics) or does this just have to do with the camera/flash? I'm hoping it's never that green in person. Thanks.
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      10-27-2010, 08:53 PM   #249
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Here's mine:













The colors a chameleon...love it!

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      10-27-2010, 09:02 PM   #250
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Jesus... This thread reminds me of an article in Evo magazine about how bland Americans are becoming with their color choices. I truly believe this color should be submitted to the Subaru mediocrity campaign. Sorry to shit on most of you here but anyone with half a color-receptive eye can tell that the color blends in with the pavement, the concrete, the gray sky, and so on. Even with the green tinge... What the fuck?
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Jesus... This thread reminds me of an article in Evo magazine about how bland Americans are becoming with their color choices. I truly believe this color should be submitted to the Subaru mediocrity campaign. Sorry to shit on most of you here but anyone with half a color-receptive eye can tell that the color blends in with the pavement, the concrete, the gray sky, and so on. Even with the green tinge... What the fuck?
Who crawled up your ass and shit in it? Guess you really are "psycho". You don't like the thread, go somewhere else. It is an "Arctic metallic" thread. And this coming from someone who is clearly obsessed with the color blue. To each his own.
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      10-27-2010, 10:01 PM   #252
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Jesus... This thread reminds me of an article in Evo magazine about how bland Americans are becoming with their color choices. I truly believe this color should be submitted to the Subaru mediocrity campaign. Sorry to shit on most of you here but anyone with half a color-receptive eye can tell that the color blends in with the pavement, the concrete, the gray sky, and so on. Even with the green tinge... What the fuck?
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      10-29-2010, 03:25 PM   #253
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Jesus... This thread reminds me of an article in Evo magazine about how bland Americans are becoming with their color choices. I truly believe this color should be submitted to the Subaru mediocrity campaign. Sorry to shit on most of you here but anyone with half a color-receptive eye can tell that the color blends in with the pavement, the concrete, the gray sky, and so on. Even with the green tinge... What the fuck?
Dude, I don't even post here anymore because I returned my e90 lease over two years ago but this comment is complete BS. I had to come back just to defend how truly amazing Arctic is and if you haven't seen it in person I highly suggest you refrain from making such remarks until you do so. Arctic is one of the most dynamic colors BMW has offered, shifting from gray to green to blue to silver depending on the light and it is FAR from mediocre or boring. As you can see from the photos below, the color is quite stunning and looks even better in person. Here is the breakdown of the color:

35% Pearlessant Gold
29% Brilliant Silver
13% Micro white
13% Fine Silver
4% Black
3% Laser Dark Blue
2% Metallic flakes MB799
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      11-04-2010, 06:41 AM   #254
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Perhaps being gay would still trump whatever positive opinions you have about this color. The British have certainly caught on enough to write an article about it. Your rebuttal is something, something, blah, blah, laced with a little homophobia?

Juvenile... Is all I can say.

I am CERTAIN that it is able to be proven scientifically, that this color (at least in photoshop) has the most camouflaging / blending characteristic numerically. Want to guess what the three colors are in the current Army Combat Uniform? Gray, green, and tan. Congratulations, Artic Metallic has 66% of a camouflage pattern. MAYBE, and that's a big MAYBE, it looks stunning in person. I highly doubt it.

So, here I reiterate again: anyone with half a color-receptive eye can tell that the color blends in with the pavement, the concrete, the gray sky, and so on. I'm not telling people to buy blue, I'm just saying don't get into accidents by buying a color that shows up least in mirrors. Yes, gray gets lost in the human eye.; it's been studied. You think people give a fuck if it has "oh so many layers?" No. To the general public, it's gray. Period.

At least I have something constructively negative about this color. I don't go around just dropping bombs about how something sucks.
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Dude, I don't even post here anymore because I returned my e90 lease over two years ago but this comment is complete BS. I had to come back just to defend how truly amazing Arctic is and if you haven't seen it in person I highly suggest you refrain from making such remarks until you do so. Arctic is one of the most dynamic colors BMW has offered, shifting from gray to green to blue to silver depending on the light and it is FAR from mediocre or boring. As you can see from the photos below, the color is quite stunning and looks even better in person. Here is the breakdown of the color:

35% Pearlessant Gold
29% Brilliant Silver
13% Micro white
13% Fine Silver
4% Black
3% Laser Dark Blue
2% Metallic flakes MB799
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AMEN!! You inspired my Arctic Metallic Purchase and I loved every second I had that car!

I loved the color just at dusk or a gloomy day, a nice rich blue/gray
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So, here I reiterate again: anyone with half a color-receptive eye can tell that the color blends in with the pavement, the concrete, the gray sky, and so on. I'm not telling people to buy blue, I'm just saying don't get into accidents by buying a color that shows up least in mirrors. Yes, gray gets lost in the human eye.; it's been studied. You think people give a fuck if it has "oh so many layers?" No. To the general public, it's gray. Period.
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You're right... There are Hundreds of Thousands of vehicular accidents because the cars blend in with the ground.

Car accidents happen because people are tired, drunk, stupid, or not paying attention.
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      11-04-2010, 06:28 PM   #257
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      11-08-2010, 10:46 PM   #258
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anyone have black rims on their arctic metallic?
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      11-24-2010, 12:43 PM   #259
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boys from Rome I present my BMW E90 320d, color Arktis




I refer to those few people who insult this color, to say the least.
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Perhaps being gay would still trump whatever positive opinions you have about this color. The British have certainly caught on enough to write an article about it. Your rebuttal is something, something, blah, blah, laced with a little homophobia?

Juvenile... Is all I can say.

I am CERTAIN that it is able to be proven scientifically, that this color (at least in photoshop) has the most camouflaging / blending characteristic numerically. (I'd love to see your study on this) Want to guess what the three colors are in the current Army Combat Uniform? Gray, green, and tan. Congratulations, Artic Metallic has 66% (33% if you're refering only to 'gray' How To) of a camouflage pattern. MAYBE, and that's a big MAYBE, it looks stunning in person. I highly doubt it.

So, here I reiterate again: anyone with half a color-receptive eye can tell that the color blends in with the pavement, the concrete, the gray sky, and so on. I'm not telling people to buy blue, I'm just saying don't get into accidents by buying a color that shows up least in mirrors. Yes, gray gets lost in the human eye.; it's been studied. (The most technically accurate definition of color is: "Color is the visual effect that is caused by the spectral composition of the light emitted, transmitted, or reflected by objects." It does not get "lost" in our eye. How we see color) You think people give a fuck if it has "oh so many layers?" No. To the general public, it's gray(Gray, lots of variants, even to my human eye). Period.

At least I have something constructively negative about this color (I agree, very negative, but disagree, not constructive.). I don't go around just dropping bombs about how something sucks.
I'm bias, it's the color of my car, and yes, it is pretty stunning... comments in red
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I refer to those few people who insult this color, to say the least.
hi there, have you got some pic of your angel light?!
i am thinking to upgrade my light, but not too sure what types there are.

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      04-26-2011, 07:32 PM   #262
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I've had my car for almost 2 years now. I decided to put a picture of my car as my first post. I always get crap from my friends about this color but it has grown on me a lot so i love it now! I'm planning save up this summer to put it into this car.


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[QUOTE = kenchan0202; 8.951.072] Ciao, hai qualche foto della tua luce angelo?!
Sto pensando di aggiornare la mia luce, ma non troppo sicuro di quello che tipi ci sono.

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