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Old 22nd August 2012, 18:03   #286
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My friends white 320D is running a mapped 200+bhp motor, 19'' black BMW alloys shod with Yokohama Advans 245/40/19's He has fitted a M front bumper, pasted a carbon black top. Recently bolted on a set of Bilstein B14's thats lowered the ride height by another 32mm. Heck of a killer stance its got now. Good Go as well as the Show.
Is that Indra who is also on this forum? For Goa 19s are ok, lol. In Bombay its suicidal. Either way my car should be 200+ soon (yes I know I've been saying this for a while)
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Here are pics of the car, it just got detailed. The mods done so far are -
CF replica splitters
CF replica spoiler
BMW Performance black grilles
Chrome trim around the window wrapped in gloss black

The car needs white angel eyes now IMO.

She's looking good man. Nice relaxed contrast on your paint since they are very contrasting on the white unless it's an 'M' of course.

Don't spoil the ring shades man. The white ones are ok sometimes but the bluish tint they've got is sort of uncool and just bluntly bright and without character. The four rings, the pointed star, the Jag and even the XUV500 has got white LEDs these days. It's your choice of course, but the car is looking gooood.

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A little Update

The car had randomly started making some noises from both the back doors which would come on any bumps. It was really irritating. I have no clue how the noise started, since the last time I used the car there was no noise. But it had to go. So I called Infinity, and said there is a door noise, only to be told that I would have to take my car to the Vashi workshop (which is the furthest from my house). The other 2 workshops could not deal with door problems.

I decided this is it, I am done with Infinity. As it is they have been dilly dallying about the steering noise issue, haven't gotten back to me in 3 months about it. They also pulled a fast one on me about the powerkit, where they didn't inform me about a 50% price increase and just sprung it on me.

So I decided to go to Navnit. One call to Mavrick5490 and everything was set up. I got there late due to traffic, and they started work on my car within 10 minutes of me getting there. I waited there for 2 hours, had a little chat with Mavrick too. The car was done perfectly, vacuumed from the inside too. This is how a BMW customer should be treated.

From now on its Navnit for me.

P.S - The powerkit should be ordered as soon as I get the quote from him
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A little Update

The car had randomly started making some noises from both the back doors which would come on any bumps. It was really irritating. I have no clue how the noise started, since the last time I used the car there was no noise. But it had to go. So I called Infinity, and said there is a door noise, only to be told that I would have to take my car to the Vashi workshop (which is the furthest from my house). The other 2 workshops could not deal with door problems.

I decided this is it, I am done with Infinity. As it is they have been dilly dallying about the steering noise issue, haven't gotten back to me in 3 months about it. They also pulled a fast one on me about the powerkit, where they didn't inform me about a 50% price increase and just sprung it on me.

So I decided to go to Navnit. One call to Mavrick5490 and everything was set up. I got there late due to traffic, and they started work on my car within 10 minutes of me getting there. I waited there for 2 hours, had a little chat with Mavrick too. The car was done perfectly, vacuumed from the inside too. This is how a BMW customer should be treated.

From now on its Navnit for me.
totally. Such lost cases are not done for BMW owners and others alike. The dealerships can be quite a thing to handle sometimes! Have the new guys fixed the door issue?


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Now my next problem, black or gunmetal?? Suggestions please -
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I didnt like either. The gun metal is looking too much of the same color as the body and its just not doing anything for me. The black on the other hand is ok-ok. I would suggest super/pure white for the rims.
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Ideally I would have gone for Gunmetal, but since you're car is already Grey, I reckon Black would for the bill perfect
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My VOTE is for the Gun Metal

Just Darken the Gun Metal shade
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Gun Metal would surely look much better than black on your space grey. As Karan mentioned above, go for a darker shade... Cheers!
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Black gels in a much better way with your already black window pillars.
Go with black!
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If you really want them to get painted, go for black. Gun-metal won't suit on it. But, even black looks ok-ok.

My pick- Black

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Go for the black one.
Gun metal looks too similar to your car's colour.

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I would suggest super/pure white for the rims.
Do you want to push akshay's 320d to whacky mod thread ? No offence meant.

Darkened gunmetal for me. google for other bimmers across the world and take a call.
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Do you want to push akshay's 320d to whacky mod thread ? No offence meant.

Darkened gunmetal for me. google for other bimmers across the world and take a call.
Again as I said, that would be my personal choice.
For my support, I created an image and attaching it.
Also attaching another scheme which might look nice.

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Spokes Black with White Lip
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In my opinion, Black looks great. White and Spokes Black with White Lip don't look that great.
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