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      06-03-2013, 05:21 AM   #1
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Faithfull's 'Messing Metallic' E90

Morning Gents,

Fairly new to the forum but i just thought i would post up a Build Thread of my 1st E90. I purchased the vehicle last september in exchange for my E92 320i which i had constant problems with as you will all know of! This particular one is of the '330d M-Sport Saloon' flavour and its an absolute dream to drive!

She started off fairly standard apart from the 19'' CSl reps which i transferred from the E92. The only modification since then is some black grills as replacement for the standard chrome ones.

The alloys are looking fairly tired now but i cant afford replacements so a wheel refurbishment will be in order, they are currently Matt Anthracite, any ideas/recommendations on a new colour?

Heres some pictures i took yesterday after a hefty clean, please excuse phone pics!
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      06-03-2013, 06:25 AM   #2
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lovely car mate! very clean indeed!

i think the colour of the wheels suit it so id be inclined to get it done in the same colour again! not a huge fan of black wheels as an option....

hyper silver always provides a nice contrast on darker cars!...but id say keep it the same colour
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      06-03-2013, 06:27 AM   #3
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Very NIce
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Very nice car mate.

I think the colour of the wheels really suit the car. So my vote is to keep the same colour.
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      06-03-2013, 07:06 AM   #5
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Great looking car .

Is it Space Grey?? as others have said the wheel colour goes well at the moment. If anything maybe go a couple of shades darker. Dare i say it go for the "Black Wheels"
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      06-03-2013, 08:07 AM   #6
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I was going to say what colour is that? It must be individual as I've not seen another the same...

Re the alloys, I'd do them a factory silver.
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      06-03-2013, 08:27 AM   #7
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Great car, great colour, keep the wheels the same, it just looks as it should
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      06-03-2013, 09:28 AM   #8
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Thanks for the kind comments guys

The wheel situation may have changed, it looks like it could cost me nearly the same amount (with PX) for a set of new wheels, i think if i changed then i would choose the Zito 935 but i would be in the same dilemma with them, Silver or gloss black?!

The colour of the vehicle is Messing Metallic and yes i do believe its an Individual Colour.
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      06-03-2013, 09:54 AM   #9
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Wheels shoudl be Hyper Silver in my view.

Then again I do have a sparkling Graphite E92 with Hyper Silver 710's ;-)
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Lurvley

+1 for keeping the same colour, I think it looks great as is.
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      06-03-2013, 10:35 AM   #11
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Gorgeous! Love the wheels!
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      06-03-2013, 10:42 AM   #12
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awesome matey, i like!!!
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Very nice car/good alloys refurb could be 400,for 500-550 you can get new replicas from cmwheels. Go for silver wheels imo
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Thanks for the kind comments guys

The wheel situation may have changed, it looks like it could cost me nearly the same amount (with PX) for a set of new wheels, i think if i changed then i would choose the Zito 935 but i would be in the same dilemma with them, Silver or gloss black?!

The colour of the vehicle is Messing Metallic and yes i do believe its an Individual Colour.
mines sparkling graphite with the 935's in hyper silver bud...posted a pic so you can get an idea of what it will look like! , just never been a fan of black wheels

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The colour looks amazing green/grey/brown, in Google images nearly every shot looks a different colour https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=me...w=1366&bih=667
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      06-06-2013, 08:09 AM   #16
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Gents,

Ive found some new wheels which come in 8.5 x 19 for the front and 9.5 x 19 for the rears. I will be using my current tyres which i believe are the stock size.

Ive been told by the retailler that they are ET45, will these fit my E90?

Many Thanks,

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      06-06-2013, 10:12 AM   #17
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Rear et30 is best for pre lci imo .
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Beautiful!

I love that colour, seriously special!

Keep the wheels the same colour if your keeping them..
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WOW What a colour!!!!
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What a colour! Do you know how many they made. I am LMB at the moment but would love this colour. Our company car park is full of grey /black audi's and BMW atm.
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