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      02-23-2012, 10:58 AM   #23
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Space grey!
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      02-23-2012, 07:00 PM   #24
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I like space grey on an m3
But the graphite is growing on me

As mentioned before just get whatever seems best value for money if going 2nd hand
Colour is probably one of the most, if not the most important property of a car when it comes to 'value for money' try shifting an interlagos blue or melbourne red m3...
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      02-23-2012, 07:06 PM   #25
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or a car with red interior for that matter
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      02-23-2012, 11:54 PM   #26
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or a car with red interior for that matter
Yeh your mum was saying the same thing the other night :-)
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      02-26-2012, 09:13 PM   #27
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Space grey is probably the most boring BMW colour at the moment. +1 for graphite.. but I'm biased towards graphite anyway
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      02-26-2012, 09:23 PM   #28
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Graphite > Space Grey

All dayyy
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      02-26-2012, 09:25 PM   #29
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I would agree that space grey is the most conservative (read refined) colour in the bmw palate, closely followed by graphite. Further enhanced with msport black gloss trim, colour coded m3 style spoiler and splitters finished off with a set of hyper black VB3's. All style, but then again if you are after a ricey boy racer look there is always a selection of loud colours to choose from
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      02-26-2012, 10:50 PM   #30
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just sold the 325 for 43k, pretty happy with the price.

Anyone wanna find me some good m3's, sub 100k?
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      02-27-2012, 01:38 AM   #31
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I'm 50:50 either - both are great - but I think sparkling graphite was discontinued a few years ago which is why you won't see many. Coral red would be a good combo interior with those 2 paints
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      02-27-2012, 02:26 AM   #32
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I'm 50:50 either - both are great - but I think sparkling graphite was discontinued a few years ago which is why you won't see many. Coral red would be a good combo interior with those 2 paints
Really!?!!

Only if you have no taste. Coral red LMFAO
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      02-27-2012, 03:30 AM   #33
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The red leather is just wrong. Too bright, it looks kinda nice when you see it through tinted windows though.
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      02-27-2012, 04:02 AM   #34
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+1 Sparkling Graphite
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      02-27-2012, 04:15 AM   #35
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http://www.carsales.com.au/private/d...742&silo=Stock

just lost out on this, super pissed... thought it was too good to be true...
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      02-27-2012, 05:32 AM   #36
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Damn, that does look like someone got a pretty good purchase.
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      02-27-2012, 06:26 AM   #37
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Orey, what about this? Though the kms are higher. In VIC too...

http://www.carsales.com.au/private/d...007,Max&Page=2
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      02-27-2012, 08:15 AM   #38
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Sparkling Graphite for me but i'm a little biased!!!
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      02-27-2012, 06:14 PM   #39
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Yeh have test driven that one, Doesn't look that well maintained an higher kms than I'm looking for
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      02-27-2012, 08:15 PM   #40
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So have found another in syd, want to get it pre inspected by BMW but Sydney doesn't do pre purchase inspections. Where can I take it?
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      02-28-2012, 06:22 PM   #41
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Really!?!!

Only if you have no taste. Coral red LMFAO
Fox red that is, sorry not coral red.

The red leather sounds feral, but is great in person, on both white and dark coloured paints. I have a friend that said the same thing about "red" leather, saw it, then bought it on his new 335.


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      02-29-2012, 04:56 AM   #42
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Have found a 2008 dct with 16000kms for 100k. I think it's a pretty good deal! Not on carsales
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      02-29-2012, 05:43 AM   #43
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Have found a 2008 dct with 16000kms for 100k. I think it's a pretty good deal! Not on carsales
You'd be stupid not to pull the trigger.
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I dont know if its white or black yet, either way Ill be happy, will post pics when I speak to the wholesaler.
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